Manchester City 3 Manchester United 1: Silva, Aguero and Gundogan seal derby win

Manchester City sealed the derby bragging rights as they defeated Manchester United 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium.

José Mourinho said Manchester United competed well in the derby, saying: ‘It was open for 80-something minutes’ as Raheem Sterling was ticked off by Pep Guardiola for late stepovers

Gulf grows: Man City 12 pts clear of United with derby win | News & Observer Gulf grows: Man City 12 pts clear of United with derby win

Manchester City surged 12 points clear of Manchester United with a 3-1 derby win on Sunday that highlighted just how far Jose Mourinho's team is from dethroning its neighbor as Premier League champions.

Guardiola half-pleased with derby victory as Mourinho tries to take positives

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was reasonably pleased with a deserved derby victory that left Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho clinging onto the positives.

Jose Mourinho tells critics to ignore the stats after Manchester United's derby defeat

Jose Mourinho has said to ignore the stats from Manchester United’s poor season so far, and blamed the club’s derby defeat by Manchester City on the sides’ different weeks. 

Manchester United need to accept that there is “an absolute gulf” between themselves and arch-rivals Manchester City, says Gary Neville, with a top-four battle now their greatest concern.

Pep Guardiola v Jose Mourinho – in focus Pep Guardiola v Jose Mourinho – in focus

David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan did the damage as home side ran out 3-1 victors.

5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Here are the five things we have learned from the Premier League this weekend...

Premier League: Manchester City outclass United in derby to go on top of standings; Chelsea held by Everton - Firstpost

Early goals in each half from David Silva and Sergio Aguero put City in command and Ilkay Gundogan condemned United to a fourth league defeat of the season after Anthony Martial's penalty had given the visitors hope.

Manchester Derby player ratings: David Silva shines as Guardiola's men go 12 points clear of rivals

Here is how the players rated in today's Manchester Derby.

Super Sunday: City win the derby as Chelsea, Arsenal held

MANCHESTER: Premier League leaders Manchester City turned on the style with a 3-1 win over Manchester United in their derby clash on Sunday, leaving Pep Guardiola's unbeaten side two points clear of Liverpool.