The former Barcelona and Bayern coach reached an unwelcome personal landmark as his compatriot scored the only goal of a tense tie at Old Trafford.
Juan Mata scored the winner as Manchester United bounced back from their humiliating defeat at Chelsea with a 1-0 derby victory over Manchester City in the EFL Cup fourth round, extending their local rivals’ winless run to six matches.
This was a tie between two managers in need of a reassuring win – Jose Mourinho after the […]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Manchester United want to be “the boss of the city” ahead of Wednesday’s EFL Cup derby showdown.
Local rivals United and City have already met this season in the Premier League, with Pep Guardiola’s side taking the points during a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.
Ibrahimovic is no stranger to a derby game, having featured in El Clasico – under the management of Guardiola at Barcelona – the Milan derby and Le Classique, with Ronaldinho and Laurent Blanc the […]
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne says he does not have any problems with Jose Mourinho following his spell under the Portuguese at Chelsea.
De Bruyne was unable to secure regular first-team action at Chelsea, with Mourinho eventually deciding to offload the Belgium international to Wolfsburg.
The Portuguese said he felt the midfielder was “not capable of fighting for a place in the first team”, though De Bruyne shut down such claims following his displays in the Bundesliga as well as Manchester […]
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola face off for the second time this season when Manchester United entertain holders Manchester City in the English League Cup fourth round on Wednesday.
Guardiola’s City took the spoils when he and Mourinho resumed hostilities in September, winning 2-1 at Old Trafford through goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho.
But City have gone off the boil since, Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Southampton leaving them without a win in five games, while United crashed to a […]
The Manchester United manager is often accused of arrogance, but the Zenit St Petersburg boss claims the Manchester City chief has the bigger ego out of the two.
Pep Guardiola is more arrogant than his Manchester rival Jose Mourinho, according to veteran Zenit St Petersburg coach Mircea Lucescu.
United boss Mourinho is often accused of possessing a large ego while City chief Guardiola is widely considered the more measured of the two.
However, well-travelled Lucescu, a former coach of Inter, Galatasaray and Shakhtar […]
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will meet in the EFL Cup fourth round as Manchester United draw Manchester City at Old Trafford.
Guardiola has already seen success in the Manchester derby earlier this season when his side dominated in a 2-1 win against United on September 10, and he will again meet his old rival Mourinho in the week commencing October 24.
Liverpool will host Tottenham Hotspur in the other eye-catching tie of the draw as Jurgen Klopp looks to go one […]
With Sergio Aguero missing through suspension, Guardiola had the option to deploy a midfielder or winger as a false nine, but he instead turned to Kelechi Iheanacho, and the youngster duly obliged by delivering a fine performance, during which he provided an assist and scored what proved to be the decisive goal in the 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.
“He was the only striker we had in that moment.
I thought about many other options – but I thought in the […]
Paul Pogba played the Manchester derby as if he were a school kid, according to Jamie Carragher.
United’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season was ended at Old Trafford as City’s dominant first-half display played a pivotal role in the 2-1 victory.
Jose Mourinho started the match with a midfield duo of Marouane Fellaini and Pogba but was forced to add Ander Herrera at half-time due to United being constantly overrun.
And Carragher insists the £89 million summer signing was at fault […]
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed that he didn’t have a post-match drink with Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho.
Speaking ahead of the Citizens’ Champions League match with Borussia Monchengladbach, the Catalan claimed that the pair were too busy to meet after the derby clash.
‘No. We had lot of things to do after the game. We have no time,’ he told reporters on Monday.
Guardiola had said before the encounter that he would accept any invitation for a drink with the […]
managers” after seeing his Manchester United side slip to a 2-1 defeat against Manchester City on Saturday.
Jose Mourinho blamed his Manchester United players as the reason why his side suffered a 2-1 defeat against Manchester City in the Manchester derby on Saturday.
Mourinho’s men were outplayed for long spells as Pep Guardiola’s side laid down an early marker with victory at Old Trafford thanks to first-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho.
And afterwards Mourinho said “sometimes players disappoint their […]
Kelechi Iheanacho’s tap-in proved to be the winner, as Manchester City defeated rivals, Manchester United, 2-1 at Old Trafford to continue their perfect start under Pep Guardiola.
Kevin De Bruyne had already opened scoring, after he latched onto Iheanacho’s flicked header and finished coolly past David De Gea.
It was the Belgian’s effort that came off the bar, for Iheanacho to double City’s advantage.
The goal means that he becomes the first Nigerian to appear and score in the Derby. The 19-year-old also […]