Man United vs Man City: how and where to watch - TV, times, online
All the information you need on how and where to watch Manchester United host Manchester City in the Premier League at Old Trafford on December 12 at 18:30 CET.
Manchester United host Manchester City in the Premier League fixture of the weekend to decide the outcome of the 183rd Manchester derby at Old Trafford. The game takes place on Saturday, December 12.
Both teams come into the game off the back of midweek Champions League action. Hosts United were beaten 3-2 away in Germany to RB Leipzig, which saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side crash out of the competition.
City brushed aside Marseille in a 3-0 home win in Group C which sees them progress to the Champions League round of 16.
This Saturday’s Manchester derby will be played behind closed doors at Old Trafford as Mancunians will stay in their homes in Tier 3 until the Christmas break.
Having been knocked out of the Champions League during the week, November's Premier League Player of the Month Bruno Fernandes had the following to say after the defeat.
“Not good enough from us,” the Portuguese midfielder wrote on his official Instagram account.
“We have to do much better to represent such a big club and especially playing in the Champions League with big teams.”
Fernandes declared Manchester United can win the title this season after receiving the award. He scored four goals in as many games to claim the honour for the third time in the calendar year, a feat most recently achieved by Tottenham's Harry Kane in 2017.
Sergio Agüero's return to fitness is a huge boost for Manchester City heading into Saturday's derby, says Bernardo Silva.
Silva is delighted to have Agüero available for selection to provide Man City with the boost they need to claim the bragging rights across the city. Agüero played 25 minutes as a second-half substitute and scored the second goal in a 3-0 win over Marseille on Wednesday.
City boss Pep Guardiola said Agüero would not start against United at Old Trafford, with complications in his recovery from meniscus surgery limiting the 32-year-old to five appearances this season.
"Everyone knows he's important," the Portugal midfielder said in quotes reported on City's website. "He is one of the best players the club has ever had and a great goalscorer.
"He is also a great guy and personality to have around the team and it's great to have him back," Silva said.
"When you win it's always easy to go to the next game, it's easier to win again and again. We want to keep the momentum going in a tough game against United on Saturday and we want to keep winning."
City head into the derby at Old Trafford a point behind United and six points off the top of the Premier League.
What time does Man United vs Man City start?
The 2020-21 Premier League match between Man United and Man City will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester and will kick off at 18:30 CET on Saturday December 12, 2020.
That's 17:30 in the UK, 09:30 PT and 12:30 ET.
Where can I watch Man United vs Man City?
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Man United vs Man City match is available on here.
United Kingdom: Sky Sports Main Event, TalkSport Radio UK, Sky Sports Premier League, SKY GO Extra, BBC Radio Manchester, Sky Ultra HD
United States: Telemundo, SiriusXM FC, NBC, NBC Sports App, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, NBCSports.com
Is the Man United vs Man City game online?
Man United-Man City is available in most nations through the rights holders’ online platform, if they have one. The best option is to check who is showing the game in your country and if they have an online service or iOS/Android app to watch it on.
Man United vs Man City: AS English live coverage
You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account of the game as it unfolds.
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