Manchester United vs Manchester City – Football Match Report – January 14, 2023 – ESPN

Manchester United Made a dramatic late comeback to beat the opposition Manchester City 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

after Jack Grealish City took the lead on 60 minutes but United took the lead with two goals Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford Five minutes late to continue their impressive home run, which has seen them lose just once in front of their own fans in the Premier League this season.

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After losing the Carabao Cup SouthamptonCity were expected to exit the block early, but it was United who enjoyed the better chances in a cagey first half.

In-form Rashford took the lead in the 34th minute.

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A ball over the top of the City defense caused panic as Rashford raced past the ball EdersonBut as England to cut forward and finish inside, Manuel Akanji Stood firm to make a significant block from the line.

Just four minutes later, Rashford had another great chance to break the deadlock. After finding a Christian Erickson Going down the left, he ran towards Ederson but a heavy touch meant the City goalkeeper could save with his legs.

He was injured as the lively but so far fruitless Rashford made a scare. However, he returned to the pitch two minutes later, albeit looking labored in his movements.

As for City’s relative lack of effort, they improved in the second half and took the lead through substitute Grealish on 60 minutes, denying United their first Premier League goal at Old Trafford since September.

Grealish was only on the pitch for three minutes, a substitute Phil FodenBefore he went home Kevin De BruynePinpoint cross to score his second league goal of the season.

United held firm and launched a quick-fire comeback 12 minutes from time, starting with Fernandes’ controversial equaliser.

Casemiro‘s through ball found Rashford in a clear offside position, but he let the ball run and allowed Fernandes to race on and past Ederson. The goal was initially disallowed due to Rashford’s position, but the decision was overturned after he decided not to interfere in the match.

Five minutes later, Rashford scored to give United the lead.

After missing two golden chances in the first half, Rashford sent Old Trafford into rapture to tap home substitute Garnacho’s cross into the middle of United’s Spurs backline.

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