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30 November, KO 13:30 GMT

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28/11/2008 09:56, Report by Gemma Thompson

Match Pack: City v United

United and City go head-to-head for the 151st time on Sunday and, after suffering two derby defeats last season, the Reds are out for revenge...

Form Guide: Despite last season's double for the Blues, the Reds still hold the upper hand in Premier League derby clashes with 12 wins out of 22 and only five defeats. Sir Alex Ferguson's men go into the game on the back of two goalless draws, so let's hope that old derby-day cliche about form books and windows rings true. Especially as Mark Hughes' side have registered two victories to nil this week - putting three past Arsenal and then winning impressively in the UEFA Cup, 2-0 at Schalke.

Ins and Outs: Dimitar Berbatov is in contention after recovering from a hamstring strain. Skipper Gary Neville is also back in the frame after a groin injury, but Wes Brown (ankle), Owen Hargreaves (knee) and Paul Scholes (knee) are all unavailable. Scholesy, however, could return within a week or two. City, meanwhile, are without long term injured pair Martin Petrov (knee) and Valeri Bojinov (Achilles), while the clash is likely to come too soon for midfielder Michael Johnson who has been sidelined with a groin strain.

Star Man: Robinho. City's deadline-day record signing has taken to the English game like a duck to water, firing nine goals in 14 games for the Blues.

What are the odds? United 10/11, Draw 12/5, City 3/1 (

Rivals Watch: Chelsea v Arsenal (Sun 16:00), Liverpool v West Ham (Mon 20:00 GMT)


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