José Mourinho said Manchester United competed well in the derby, saying: ‘It was open for 80-something minutes’ as Raheem Sterling was ticked off by Pep Guardiola for late stepovers

Manchester City’s stunning start to the season is perhaps best appreciated by the idea that its pursuers have been nearly flawless — and can’t keep up.

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Man City surges clear of United but EPL title race wide open

However strong Manchester City looks in its title defense, Pep Guardiola's leaders are facing more competition than anticipated in the Premier League.

Guardiola half-pleased with derby victory as Mourinho tries to take positives Guardiola half-pleased with derby victory as Mourinho tries to take positives

Manchester City dominated United at the Etihad to win 3-1.

16 Conclusions: Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United - Football365

Football365 - Brilliant City outclassed United throughout, then humiliated them with a wonderful, wonderful goal.

As it happened: Man City v Man United, Premier League

Man City hosted Man United in one of the biggest games of the Premier League season so far.

Jose Mourinho tells critics to ignore the stats after Manchester United's derby defeat

Jose Mourinho has said to ignore the stats from Manchester United’s poor season so far, and blamed the club’s derby defeat by Manchester City on the sides’ different weeks. 

Man City outclass Man Utd in derby

Manchester City opened up a 12-point gap on Manchester United just 12 games into the Premier League season and returned to the top of the table with a convincing 3-1 win in Sunday's derby at the Etihad.

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David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan did the damage as home side ran out 3-1 victors.

Relentless Man City sweep United aside at Etihad

Premier League leaders Manchester City turned on the style with a 3-1 win over Manchester United in their derby clash on Sunday, leaving Pep Guardiola's unbeaten side two points clear of Liverpool.

United left themselves with far too much to do in the local derby, underlining the folly of handing the initiative to their more attacking neighbours

David Silva inspires Manchester City as they outclass Manchester United in derby

With the Manchester derby over Pep Guardiola wrapped an arm around Raheem Sterling before upbraiding him out on the pitch.