Two goals from Pogba and another one from Smalling completed the comeback against City in a thrilling second half. The Manchester derby secures ManU second place in the Premier and also means (the Derby) the first defeat for City at home.
United achieved a massive victory against Manchester City, leaders of the Premier League, at the Etihad Stadium (2-3). The clash against the city rivals got into serious difficulties in the first half, after Kompany and Gündogan took the lead. The Red Devils reaction after the break was stunning. Pogba, with two consecutive goals (min 53 and 55), and Smalling header in the min 69, completed the comeback. The final result means the first defeat for City at home in the Premier.
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Juan Mata, protagonist in few of the United games, didn’t play the derby. These three points strengthen United options to secure the second place on the table. The next challenge for ManU will be on Sunday 15 April against West Bromwich.
On the 18 April ManU will face Bournemouth, and three days later comes the semi-finals of the FA Cup against Tottenham, a key game for United in this final part of the season. Juan is just two steps away from winning the world’s oldest trophy for the third time.