Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping for an upset as his team takes on neighbours Manchester City in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at the Etihad Stadium.
City hold the advantage over United going into Wednesday’s tie.
Pep Guardiola’s side currently have a 3-1 lead from the first leg played three weeks ago at Old Trafford.
Goals from Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez and an Andreas Pereira own goal secured victory for the Citizens in the first leg.
It was Marcus Rashford’s second-half that gave United a lifeline from the first leg but the English forward will not be available tonight, as he is out, injured
City are looking to become only the third team to reach three League Cup finals in a row and have scored exactly three goals in all of their matches in the competition so far this season.
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Kickoff is 8.45 pm
Manchester City XI | Bravo, Walker, Rodrigo, Otamendi, Cancelo, Gundogan, Mahrez, De Bruyne (C), Bernardo, Sterling, Aguero.
SUBS | Ederson, Stones, G Jesus, Zinchenko, D Silva, Foden, Garcia.
Manchester United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Williams, Fred, Matic, Lingard, Greenwood, Martial.
Kick off at the Etihad stadium by United
Both teams start quite brightly
Good shot my mahrez but a good save by the United keeper also
Corner kick for City
Sterling with a shot for penalty.. Referee may consult the VAR
No.. He gives just the corner kick
Bernando Silva clears off the line as another United attack is thwarted
Another save by De Gea as he parries away the flick from Aguero
Manchester City piling the pressure on the United defence but some reprieve for the visitors as they get a goal kick
Tackles flying everywhere but it is still 0-0 after 21 minutes of action at the Etihad
Manchester City with five corner kicks already none for United as the host continue to dominate
Foul by Otamendi , United get a freekick
Maguire with a crucial tackle to deny Sterling a good chance… City get their sixth corner kick
Game temporarily halted as David de Gea appears injured
GOALLLL!!! Matic with a lovely strike
First goal for Matic since December 2018
Manchester United’s goal comes from their first shot on target
Lingard fuming as he is denied a freekick by the referee
Bernando Silva with a teasing ball into the United box but no one available for the simple tap in
Sterling gets the ball into the net but he has been rightly flagged offside by the assistant referee
Two minutes added time
De Gea with another crucial block as Aguero almost benefitted from a faulty back pass
Half Time: Manchester City 0-1 Manchester United
Second half back on and Daniel James has come in for Mason Greenwood
City start the second half leading 3-2 on aggregate but trailing 1-0 tonight
Free kick for United, Fred whips it in but Maguire heads over the bar
Yellow card for Matic
Martial tries to find a way past the City defenders but the has been disposed of the ball
Yellow Card for Rodrigo after a foul on Lingard
Sterling blows away a huge opportunity as his final effort goes over the bar
Sixty Minutes have gone… City leading 3-2 on aggregate but trailing 1-0 tonight
Guardiola has suffered five defeats this season, all have been in the EPL, the Spaniard is on a 13-match unbeaten run in club competitions
Martial tries a shot from a difficult angle.. it goes over the bar
Substitution: Jesse Lingard pulled off for Andreas Pereira
Mahrez also taken off for David Silva
Huge sigh of relief for United as City blow another chance after a big mistake by captain Maguire
RED CARD… Matic gets a second yellow card and he has been sent off
Substitution: Juan Mata is brought in to replace Luke Shaw
Aguero gets the ball in the net, but the Argentine is flagged for offside
85 minutes gone.. Man City still leading 3-2 on aggregate but trailing 1-0 tonight
Substitution: De Bryune makes way for John Stones
Four minutes added time
Another late change.. Gabriel Jesus in for Sergio Aguero
FULL TIME: Manchester City 0-1 Manchester United
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