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Jon Wilde 06 Jan 2020
  • Manchester United vs Manchester City predictions for their Carabao Cup match on Tuesday

  • We are backing Manchester City to narrowly win the first leg of this semi-final

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Manchester United vs Manchester City Score Prediction

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Manchester United vs Manchester City Match Info

Date: Tuesday January 7 2020
Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT
Venue: Old Trafford
Referee: Mike Dean

Manchester United vs Manchester City Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches (all Premier League)

December 7 2019: Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United

April 24 2019: Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City
November 11 2018: Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United

Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 178
Manchester United wins: 73
Manchester City wins: 53
Draws: 52

Manchester United vs Manchester City Stats

  • This is the eighth League Cup match between these clubs, both having won three with one draw
  • The most recent League Cup meeting was in the 2016-17 fourth round when Manchester United won 1-0 at home
  • Only one of the last nine Manchester derbies has ended as a draw

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Exactly a calendar month after United pulled off a famous 2-1 away win against City, another Manchester derby takes place in the first leg of this Carabao Cup semi-final at Old Trafford.

For United, that Etihad Stadium victory was their best result of the season, albeit there was a sting in the tail – it actually contributed towards their supporters’ worst scenario imaginable, that of Liverpool winning the Premier League title.

Thus, City are 14 points off the pace in the defence of their crown but, like their local rivals, they still have three more trophies they can realistically target – the Carabao Cup, FA Cup and a piece of continental silverware, in their case the Champions League rather than the Europa League.

Being at home first in this tie may just suit United. They know they can win at the Etihad with their counter-attacking game and so if they can be no more than one goal down after Tuesday’s opening 90 minutes, they will feel they still have a chance of reaching Wembley.

Plus, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have a strong record at Old Trafford this term, beaten there only once in 15 matches including when they became the only team to have taken a Premier League point against Liverpool.

We envisage this game being closely-fought and neither team taking a sizeable advantage to the Etihad three weeks from now. Any of the three Match Result outcomes are distinctly possible but despite last month’s result, City are still the better of these teams and are backed to show that by edging a narrow victory.

MORE: Get tips for the remainder of the 2019-20 Carabao Cup on our EFL Cup predictions page. Plus, if you are planning a Both Teams To Score bet, check out the latest selections on our BTTS tips page. We have lots more free football tips across our site and you can also follow our latest bets on Twitter at @FootballTips

Manchester United vs Manchester City Betting Tips

Manchester City to win by exactly 1 goal @ 11/4 with bet365
Draw at half-time @ 7/5 with bet365

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    Manchester United vs Manchester City Match Info Date: Tuesday January 7 2020 Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT Venue: Old Trafford Referee: Mike Dean Manchester United vs Manchester City Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches (all Premier League) December 7 2019: Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United April 24 2019: Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City November 11 2018: Manchester…