Manchester City go into tonight's game as favourites for the first time in a derby match played at Old Trafford, which shows just how much the Premier League champions have fallen under David Moyes.
United has collapsed in a way that no one could imagine a year ago, although the collapse has been slowly built up over the years by the Glazers dictatorship. From having been behind in all categories, Manchester City have now overtaken United in every way except the art of producing sponsorship contracts that are not grounded in reality.
With Moyes at the helm, there is every reason to continue to see a bright future. A hefty transfer budget he is to naturally host this summer and he will possibly have the full backing of Manchester United.
Alvaro Negredo is looking to get his form back but has a long way to go. Unbeknown to Stevan Jovetic who can at least get a cameo and try to get moving, he was alert for 10 minutes against Fulham which admittedly had given up.
After the big disappointment against Liverpool, it seems that Manchester United have landed on the winning track. Olympiakos saw themselves beaten in the Champions League when the Red Devils had one of their better games of the season.
Injury-wise, there are several question marks leading up to the derby match, which already appeared during the weekend's league game. Michael Carrick had to come in the back line because Nemanja Vidic was suspended and still is off after the red card against Liverpool.
So who will come out on top? Most likely Manchester City, the so called 'noisy neighbours' are a much better team at every position on the field. Manchester United will obviously try and put up a fight but at the end they will most likely collapse and City will come out on top.
Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/1a2u3KU
DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms