Man United vs Man City: Rooney, Giggs watch as City demolish Red Devils

Man United vs Man City: Rooney, Giggs watch as City demolish Red Devils

- Man United vs Man City ended in a 3-1 win for the Citizens

- A goal each from Bernardo Silva and Riyad Mahrez including and own-goal from Pereira gave the visitors the lead as Rashford's goal turned out to be a mere consolation

- Wayne Rooney alongside Nicky B'utt and Ryan Giggs were at the stands when their darling team was beaten by city rivals

- The result means City now have one foot in the final of the EFL Cup ahead of the second leg of the fixture to be played at Etihad

Manchester City beat Manchester United 3-1 in the first leg of their EFL Cup semifinal first leg clash earlier this week.

The Citizens, who suffered a 2-1 defeat to their city rivals at the Etihad Stadium a few weeks back got the game off to a bright start with Bernardo Silva handing them the lead in the 17th minute.

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Riyad Mahrez doubled his side's lead in the 33rd minute while an own goal from Andreas Pereira six minutes before half time handed the away team a three-goal advantage.

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Marcus Rashford scored a consolation goal in the 70th minute but The Red Devils will need to do more to overturn the result in the second leg of the last four stage clash.

Meanwhile, Man United legends Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs and Nicky B'utt were all at the stands to give their former club moral support.

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Instead, they saw their city rivals overpower the hosts at Old Trafford with the manager having little or no idea to turn the situation around.

However, their attendance made little or no impact as United suffered a humiliating defeat against the EFL Cup holders.

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This was the first time the Red Devils have conceded three first-half goals at Old Trafford in more than two decades.

Meanwhile, the result means City now have one foot into the finals ahead of the second leg of the fixture to be played at Etihad.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester City thrashed Manchester United 3-1 at Old Trafford in their EFL Cup semifinal first-leg clash.

The defeat will now place Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer under serious pressure at Old Trafford.

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