Man City v Man United 4-2-3-1 setup: Confirmed Lineups – Mourinho makes major changes to squad

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Man City v Man United 4-2-3-1 setup: Confirmed Lineups – Mourinho makes major changes to squad

Manchester City host their biter rivals Manchester United at the Etihad stadium.

The stakes are high in tonight’s Manchester Derby. City currently occupy fourth place while United sit one place and one point behind them. Jose Mourinho’s side will leapfrog City into fourth spot if they win tonight.

The Portuguese tactician came into the derby amidst an injury crisis. Top goal-scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic misses the game with a knee injury which may end his United career. Record signing Paul Pogba also misses out tonight with a hamstring injury.

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Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Marcus Rojo and Juan Mata also miss tonight’s game.

Man City meanwhile are without midfielder playmakers Ilkay Gundogan and David Silva.

Man United boss Mourinho deployed a surprise formation against Chelsea however, has reverted to a 4-2-3-1.

Man City vs Man United – Confirmed Line-ups

Man City Confirmed Starting XI (4-2-3-1): Bravo, Zabaleta, Kompany (C), Otamendi, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Yaya Toure, Sterling, De Bruyne, Sane, Aguero
Subs: Caballero, Sagna, Fernando, Navas, Clichy, Gabriel Jesus, A. Garcia

Man United Confirmed Starting XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Blind, Darmian; Herrera, Fellaini, Carrick, Mkhitaryan, Martial; Rashford
Subs: Romero, Shaw, Mensah, Tuanzebe, Young, Lingard, Rooney