Manchester City welcomed Manchester United for the Premier League game yesterday at the Etihad Stadium. Manchester United stood tall by a 2-0 scoreline at the end of the game and registered a historic victory for themselves. With this victory, the visitors broke Manchester City’s historic 21-game winning streak.
Bruno Fernandes registered the first goal of the game in the second minute itself through a penalty and gave a comprehensive lead to his team. The first half of the game was concluded with a scoreline of 1-0 with the home team failing to register a single goal. Manchester United went 2-0 up in the second half of the game when Luke Shaw netted the ball in the 50th minute.
Manchester City had a ball possession of 66% while Manchester United only had 34%, the former team created opportunities for themselves but couldn’t capitalise on it throughout the 90 minutes. Both teams had six shots on target each, the hosts had in total 23 shots while the visiting team only had eight shots. After this game, the victorious Manchester United has acquired the second spot with 54 points while Manchester City still finds themselves at the summit of the Premier League standings. The table leaders have gained a lead of nine points from the second-best team in the points table. Twitter exploded as Manchester United broke Manchester City’s 21-game winning streak, let’s have a look at the best tweets: