EPL: Man United vs Man City match stats and facts

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EPL: Manchester derby stats and facts
Manchester, Dec 9: Some Interesting statistics and facts of the Manchester derby, the English Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City who will play for the 163rd time on Sunday, December 9 2012

Here are the stats and facts:

  • Manchester United have won 17 Premier League meetings out of 30 against Manchester City, who have won seven.
  • United boss Sir Alex Ferguson and City boss Roberto Mancini have met 10 times. Ferguson has won five to Mancini's four.
  • United's biggest win at City came in their first-ever match. A 5-2 win on November 1894.
  • Manchester City are still unbeaten after 15 league games this season.
  • City are on the verge of winning three matches in a row against United for the first time since a four-match winning run in 1969-70.
  • City became the first English team not win a single game in the Champions League group stage.
  • City have not lost a single game in which Carlos Tevez has scored.
  • There have been 163 competitive matches between the two sides, United have won 68 and City 45.
  • John Hayes and Francis Lee remain the top-scorers in the Manchester derby with 10 goals each. Wayne Rooney sits at 8 goals while Paul Scholes scored 7. 
  • Ryan Giggs has the most appearances in the Manchester derby, 35.
  • Sir Alex Ferguson has managed United in 45 derbies

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