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Manchester City 4
Aguero (16, 47), Toure (45), Nasri (50)

Manchester United 1
Rooney (89)

City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Toure, Navas (Milner 71), Aguero (Garcia 86), Negredo (Dzeko 75), Nasri.
Subs not used: Pantilimon, Lescottt, Richards, Jovetic. 

United: De Gea, Smalling, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Fellaini, Young (Cleverley 52), Welbeck, Rooney.
Subs not used: Amos, Evans, Kagawa, Nani, Buttner, Hernandez.

22/09/2013 12:59, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Blog: Derby day defeat

18:16 City manager Manuel Pelligrini is currently speaking to the press and, understandably, the Spaniard is pleased with his team’s performance this afternoon. “It was a very important result, normally you don’t expect to win 4-1 against Manchester United,” he explained. “But the most important thing is the way we played, I am very happy. Normally, it would be more equal but today we had a very good day and that allowed us to have superiority over Manchester United.”

17:55 I'm going to head off to the press conference room, where David Moyes will hopefully address the media in about 20 minutes. I'll post his comments as soon as possible, but in the meantime, why not read Steve Bartram's match report?    

Full-time

93: That's it! Howard Webb has called time on proceedings and United have lost the Manchester derby. It's a resounding defeat and one that will take some getting over for the Reds.

90: The stadium announcer has just named Samir Nasri as today's man of the match. And it's hard to argue with that decision, the Frenchman has been excellent throughout and looks back to his best.

89: The Eastlands clock is ticking towards the 90th minute and this match is all-but over. The Reds have improved dramatically in the last half an hour but it's simply too late. City's two second half goals were absolute killers. 

86: GOAL! Rooney has curled a 25-yard free kick past Joe Hart before swiftly returning to the halfway line for the restart. Is that game on at the Etihad?

85: Sergio Aguero has just left the action to a standing ovation from the City fans. The Argentine has bagged himself two goals during a combative display this afternoon.

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