Derby win sends City to summit

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Vincent Kompany's first-half header was enough to earn Manchester City a 1-0 victory Manchester United as Roberto Mancini's side replaced their rivals at the top of the Barclays Premier League on goal difference.

Victory at Newcastle on Sunday, followed by another at home to QPR on the final day will, barring a mathematical miracle, be enough to secure the Blues their first title since 1968.

The prospect clearly did not impress Sir Alex Ferguson, who got himself embroiled in a furious touchline exchange with Roberto Mancini, with both men having to be pulled away before the heated exchange escalated still further.

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