Manchester City and Manchester United go head-to-head this evening in the Carabao Cup semi-final. With both clubs looking to book a place at Wembley, this could be another memorable fixture between the two sides. There have been a fair few down the years and we’ve taken a look at some of the most memorable games to get in the mood for tonight’s clash at Old Trafford.
Manchester United 1-6 Manchester City (October 2011)
Starting off with a corker, Manchester City won 6-1 at Old Trafford back in 2011. It was also memorable due to Mario Balotelli scoring and revealing his now-famous “Why always me?” T-Shirt.
Manchester United 1-1 Manchester City (April 2001)
Although there was little to remember in terms of goals, the game will always be looked back at for Roy Keane ending Alf-Inge Haaland’s playing career with an awful tackle.
Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United (April 2018)
Manchester City had the chance to win the Premier League title against Manchester United back in 2018, but Jose Mourinho’s side came from 2-0 down at half time to win 3-2, with Paul Pogba scoring twice.
Manchester United 4-2 Manchester City (April 2015)
Despite Sergio Aguero putting City 1-0 up in this fixture, goals from Fellaini, Juan Mata, Chris Smalling and Ashley Young secured a handsome victory for the Red Devils.
Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City (February 2008)
On the 50th anniversary of the Munich disaster, Manchester City and Manchester United paid tribute before the former won the game after goals from Darius Vassell and Benjani.
Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United (November 2002)
Manchester City’s final game at Maine Road before moving to the Etihad. They signed it off in style as they defeated their arch-rivals in stunning fashion.
Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United (September 2013)
David Moyes’ first derby as Manchester United manager ended in misery as City won 4-1 at the Etihad back in 2013.
Manchester United 2-1 Manchester City (February 2011)
Perhaps the most memorable derby goal of them all? Wayne Rooney scored a sensational overhead kick to win the game for United – a goal that went onto win the goal of the season award.
Manchester United 4-3 Manchester City (September 2009)
In terms of drama, they don’t get much better than this! Manchester United were 3-2 up going into added time, with Craig Bellamy levelling in the 90th minute. Micheal Owen then popped up in the 96th minute to dramatically secure all three points for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side.
Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United (April 2012)
Manchester City moved one step closer to their first Premier League title as captain Vincent Kompany scored the only goal of the game – a thumping header from a corner to win the match.
Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United (December 2012)
Manchester United went six points clear at the top of the table with a crucial win at the Etihad. Dutch forward Robin Van Persie scored a free-kick in stoppage time to win the game for United, curling the ball into the far corner from an acute angle.
Manchester United 0-3 Manchester City (March 2014)
Edin Dzeko found the back of the net twice and Yaya Toure finished off the scoring as Manchester City ran out rampant winners at Old Trafford back in 2014.
Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United (January 2012)
Manchester United knocked Manchester City out of the FA Cup in the third round of the competition in January 2012. Kompany was sent off early on for City, before two goals from Wayne Rooney either side of a Danny Welbeck strike sent United through.
Manchester United 3-2 Manchester City (August 2011)
Manchester United came from 2-0 down to win the Community Shield in 2011 against Manchester City. Nani scored twice, one of which was a 94th-minute winner for Sir Alex’s team.
Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United (November 2018)
The meeting in November 2018 will be remembered for the sublime third Manchester City goal. Ilkay Gundogan finished off a 44-pass move to make it 3-1 on the night – a goal that showed Pep Guardiola’s side at their very best.