After 21 consecutive competitive matches, the team around national player Ilkay Gündogan lost to Manchester United 0: 2 (0: 1). Bruno Fernandez (2nd, penalty kick) and Luke Shaw (50th) scored for the guests. The lead over the city rivals in second place is still a reassuring eleven points.
Manchester City dominates, Manchester United scores
United made a lightning start. Anthony Martial got into the penalty area and was brought down by Gabriel Jesus, so the referee decided on a penalty. Fernandes converted the penalty into the lower left corner.
Manchester City took some time to recover from the early deficit but then took control of the game. However, there were no compelling chances in the first half. In the 48th minute, Rodri missed the great chance of equalizing when he hit the crossbar.
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