Man United   2

Nani (41), Rooney (78)

Man City   1

Silva (65)

12 FEBRUARY 2011, OLD TRAFFORD Attendance: 75,322

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Man United
1Van der Sar
22O'Shea
15Vidic
12Smalling
3Evra
17Nanigoal
8Andersonsub9
24Fletcher
18Scholesyellow cardsub16
11Giggsyellow card
10Rooneygoal
Subs:
13Lindegaard
9Berbatovsub8
2Rafael
6Brown
14Hernandez
7Owen
16Carricksub18
Man City
25Hart
2Richards
4Kompanyyellow card
6Lescott
5Zabaleta
42Toure
24Vieira
32Tevez
1Given
10Dzekosub7
11Wright-Phillipssub13
Subs:
14Jo
21Silvagoal
28Toure
18Barry
7Milneryellow cardsub10
13Kolarovsub11
17Boateng

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Edwin van der Sar
City may have created a few decent chances but poor finishing rather than Edwin’s brilliance kept them at bay. A quiet day for the Dutchman.

John O’Shea
Defended well and blocked plenty of crosses, especially when up against Zabaleta in the first half. Edin Dzeko posed a different challenge later, but he coped just as admirably.

Chris Smalling
Rio might not get his place back if Smalling keeps turning in performances like this. In his first derby, Chris was rock solid – cool, calm and collected.

Nemanja Vidic
The big Serbian put his body on the line more than once and frustrated City’s forward with a string of timely tackles and interceptions.

Patrice Evra
Had his hands full early on as Micah Richards surged forward from right back but was never exposed or found wanting. Survived a penalty shout for handball.

Nani
Always looked to make something happen. Fizzed a few shots goalwards before sending United in front and then crossed for Rooney’s winner. Another top performance.

Anderson
Not a poor display, although the Brazilian only really took the game to City in the way Sir Alex would have liked for a brief period in the first half. To his credit, though, he did put himself about.

Paul Scholes
A cool head in a crowded midfield, Scholes kept possession well and kept the ball moving. Shifted the ball wide to Nani in the

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