City joy as United stay winless

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Sven-Goran Eriksson emerged victorious from his showdown with Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester City claimed Manchester bragging rights at Eastlands and maintained their 100% start to the season with a 1-0 win.

Geovanni´s 31st-minute strike ultimately proved decisive but City were indebted to a towering performance from teenage defender Micah Richards who stood firm amid wave after wave of United attacks.

The result means United have picked up just two points from the first three games of their title defence, with major questions marks over their championship challenge just one full week into the season.

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