The top two Premier League clubs have had their say in the Manchester Derby on Sunday, March 7, when they clashed off in Round 28 of the English soccer league. The kick-off time was at 11:30 AM (ET), and the venue was the Eithad Stadium in Manchester.
This was their 48th league meeting. Manchester United have been the absolute favorite in head-to-head duels, grabbing their 24th win so far; Manchester City have celebrated a victory 15 times, and nine games have ended in a draw.
The visitors got an early goal thanks to Gabriel Jesus' sluggish defending causing Anthony Martial to fall in the City box. The referee had no doubts about the call and awarded United their ninth penalty in the Premier League this season. Bruno Fernandes took the shot and gave the Red Devils the lead in the second minute. Then, in the 50th minute, Luka Shaw netted the second and final goal of the game, traveling through almost the entire pitch, giving Rashford the ball, but then receiving it back before taking a shot past Ederson.
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Bruno Fernandes just can't seem to stop scoring as on Sunday, he has scored his 16th goal in 28 EPL appearances, 8 of them he has netted from the penalty spot. In addition, Luke Shaw scored his first goal of the season after a brilliant run. It took the defender 24 league appearances to mark his first goal, despite having already racked up five assists.
Of course, fans reacted to the goalscorers and the final result and they took to social media to share their best memes and impressions about the Premier League derby game. Let's check out the funniest memes and reactions.
In spite of winning 2-0, United are still trailing City by 11 points, considering the fact that the leaders have 65 points. Behind Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are Leicester with 53 points, followed by Chelsea (47) and Everon (46). The last two sides will face each other on Monday, March 8.