Man City vs Man Utd: Manchester derby TV channel, live stream and team news | Football

Red meets blue at the Etihad (Picture: Getty)

The 192nd edition of the Manchester derby will take place at the Etihad this afternoon in what is set to be another pivotal day in the race for the title and Champions League qualification.

Manchester City start the day four points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool, who scored a dramatic 99th minute winner to secure all three points against Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

Manchester United, meanwhile, are 11 points behind fourth-placed Aston Villa and six behind Tottenham, who recorded respective wins over Luton Town and Crystal Palace yesterday.

Pep Guardiola’s defending champions are red hot favourites to complete the league double over their city rivals, having triumphed 3-0 at Old Trafford back in October, and to extend the 15 point gap that currently separates the two sides.

Here is your full brief ahead of today’s blockbuster clash, including kick-off time, how to watch on TV and live stream in the UK and the latest team news.

What time does Man City vs Man Utd kick-off?

The game will kick-off today (Sunday, March 3) at 3.30pm UK time.

The kick-off time has been brought forward from the traditional 4.30pm Sunday slot following consultation between the local authorities and broadcasters.

Phil Foden playing for Manchester City

City will start as the favourites (Picture: Getty)

What channel is Man City vs Man Utd?

Manchester City vs Manchester United will be available to watch on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 3pm.

How to watch Man City vs Man Utd on live stream

Sky customers can live stream the Manchester derby with Sky Go.

How to watch Man City vs Man Utd on NOW TV

Fans without a Sky Sports subscription can still watch the game by purchasing a NOW TV day pass.

The 24 hour membership is priced at £11.99 and provides access to every Sky Sports channel.

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Team news

Jack Grealish is expected to be out of action for Manchester City for the foreseeable, with the England international having suffered a recurrence of his groin injury during the FA Cup win over Luton in midweek.

Josko Gvardiol has not featured for nearly four weeks having damaged a ligament in his ankle but could be involved in some way this afternoon.

As for United, Harry Maguire looks likely to miss out again with injury, whilst Rasmus Hojlund remains sidelined with a muscle complaint.

Luke Shaw, Mason Mount, Tyrell Malacia, Lisandro Martinez and Anthony Martial also remain missing through injury.


Match odds

Manchester City 1/4

Draw 11/2

Manchester United 9/1

Odds via Betfair

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