From the time Ronaldo left Real Madrid, the Manchester Derby 2021 has surpassed the El Clasico on hype and become the biggest clash in club football. Now after the return of the prince of Old Trafford, the whole world turned crazy. Ronaldo has been in the headlines in the Red Jersey ever since the massive transfer. The steppings of the Football’s greatest ever would certainly double the thrill and anxiety about the Manchester Derby this time around. This article speaks in details about the possible Manchester Derby Starting Lineup, Preview & Result.
Manchester Derby Preview:
Since Ronaldo left ManU for Real Madrid, ManC has spread it’s dominance over their arch-rivals. The last 10 years have seen plenty of hearts breaking at the Old Trafford. The ManU fans would hope to see November 6 Matchday 11 Season 2021-22 as the turn around and the start of their dominating era. All hopes lie on their prince and goal-machine Cristiano Ronaldo who is their leading scorer since his return. But the defense seems to be shaky and the 0-5 hammering from Liverpool a few days back was a massive setback to their confidence.
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On the other hand with 20 points from 9 matches, ManC is sitting at the 3rd place in the League Table, 4 places ahead of ManU. The legacy of Pep Guardiola and his style of play is well equipped and extremely successful with ManC. Under Guardiola ManC certainly has been the best Premier League side, way above the others. This season also they are looking very consistent and decently professional in their approach to each game.
The young guns Phil Foden and Jack Grealish are playing like absolute gems providing quality performances everytime they step out into the field. The ever dependable and world class duo of Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne still holds the key to success for the blue tigers. The Manchester City fans would be eyeing at their star duo to perform exceedingly well and march them to victory once more at the Old Trafford.
The matchups between Bruno Fernandez & Kevin De Bruyne, Paul Pogba & David Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo & Raheem Sterling would be mouth watering in the high voltage clash which the entire globe would keep an eye on. It is a fixture of 90 minutes in which the whole world will be split into two halves; one with The Citizens and the other with The Red Devils.
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Possible Manchester Derby Starting Lineup:
David de Gea (gk), Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Luke Shaw, Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba, Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandez, Marcus Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ederson (gk), Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo, Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, David Silva, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish.
Predicted Manchester Derby Result:
The recent form heavily tilts the balance towards ManC. But with Cristiano Ronaldo in, you never know. After a humiliating defeat to Liverpool, the Red Devils will be desperate to turn the tide to their favour by clinching the derby. The Ronaldo factor and with him returning to the Manchester Derby makes the prediction 2-1 to ManU. Manchester may well be red again on the eve of the Mega Derby.