Man City vs Man Utd: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Manchester derby

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MANCHESTER UNITED make the short hop across town to the Etihad, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hoping his side have turned a corner after a below par start.

The Norwegian earned a satisfying 2-1 victory over a Spurs team coached by predecessor Jose Mourinho in midweek, and will be hoping for more of the same in this one.

Man Utd will be hoping they have turned a corner with victory over Spurs
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Pep Guardiola’s men have also failed to live up to (significantly higher) expectations this season but were very impressive in a 4-1 win at Burnley on Tuesday.

What time does Man City vs Man Utd kick off?

The Manchester derby takes place on Saturday, December 7.

It kicks off at the Etihad at 5.30pm UK time.

Last time the teams met at this venue, Pep Guardiola’s City eased to a 3-1 win over Mourinho’s United.


What TV channel is Man City vs Man Utd on and can I live stream it?

The Manchester derby is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.

Coverage commences at 5pm – half an hour before kick-off.

To stream the game live, Sky Sports subscribers can head to Sky Go.

Non-subscribers can still watch the game with a Now TV Day Pass from just £9.99.

Team news

Anthony Martial will be fit to play a part in the Manchester derby, says Solskjaer.

He told his pre-match press conference: “We hope to have Anthony, definitely, for part of the game. I am not sure he is able to start.

But Paul Pogba will not be ready for the Etihad clash.

Solskjaer said of the World Cup winner: “We expect him back as soon as possible, as quickly as possible. He’s out on the grass training.

“I said [he’ll be back] in 2019, so hopefully we’ll see him before the new year, definitely.”

Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Sergio Aguero will miss the derby, but Oleksandr Zinchenko is back in training for City.

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