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Manchester United vs Manchester City Live Score and Commentary, International Champions Cup 2017 MUN vs MCI

Manchester United 2-0 Manchester City (FT)
Updated: 21 July 2017 09:28 IST - Published: 21 July 2017 09:23 IST
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PEEP! PEEP! PEEEEEEP!

MANCHESTER UNITED 2-0 MANCHESTER CITY

Last one, I promise, Houston, we've got a United victory. That was fairly routine from a vastly superior United side as an understandably rusty City outfit failed to keep up with a United side that seems to be gelling well in and off the field. 

Pretty fun for an exhibition game this, and one can only hope that the remaining ICC fixtures are just as entertaining

Anirudh Menon signing out, thanks for reading!

Toodle-ooo
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92' Sane runs at Fosu Mensah but the young United defender does superbly to pinch the ball away from the galloping German.
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91' Perreira runs at Mangala before sweeping the ball into the box, but it's straight at Stones and he does well to clear
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TWO MINUTES TO BE ADDED ON
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90' Jesus looks to show there's still fight in the blue half and he muscles past two United players before being unceremoniously dumped to the ground by Phil Jones. 
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89' Things have petered down now... kind of.
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88' Zitchenko gets in behind United's defence, but his pullback is cleared away well by big Marouane Fellaini... and United play keepball for a bit
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87' City pass-pass-pass harmlessly in front of the United defence - before Nasri attempts another of those pretty little jinks, which Fosu Mensah does well to clear. 
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86' Walker tries to run in behind Darmian, but the Italian did well to prevent the ball from getting around him - if he had, there'd be only one winner in the footrace 
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85' The corner, as has been the theme for City today, is utter tosh. 
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84' DOUBLE WOOF! FERNANDINHO HAMMERS ONE AT UNITED'S GOAL FROM NIGH ON THIRY YARDS OUT, AND IT TAKES EVERY BIT OF ROMERO'S SKILL TO KEEP THAT ONE OUT
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83' WOOOOF! NASRI PLAYS THE PASS OF THE MATCH, A SUBLIME OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT LOB THROUGH TO JESUS BUT THE BRAZILIAN CAN'T GET A GOOD ENOUGH TOUCH ON IT and it's a goalkick
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82' Fosu Mensah Fosu Mensahs Sane off the ball, and is the wont when Fosu Mensah Fosu Mensahs people off the ball, it's a foul
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79' UFF! Pogba is all athletic power isn't he.... he outpowers and out-tricks Mangala on the left touchline before lifting a smart ball into the box that Fellaini gets absolutely no purchase on with his header
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78' GOOOONOOOO! Lukaku has the ball in the net, but it's after the refs had pulled up Jones for being offside... from the corner, a completely, ludicrously, free Fellaini headed into the centre where Jones, completely, ludicrously, free stabbed it at goal (twice) where Ederson pulled off a stunning save (two, actually).... Jones, though, was offside and that saves City's defence their blushes
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77' Another sweeping United corner results in a corner as Valencia plays in Pogba and the Frenchman wins it off Mangala. Meanwhile, Mourinho throws on Andreas Perreira and Timothy Fosu-Mensah for Valencia and Lingard
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75' Samir Nasri then turns on the afterburners to win a corner off Darmian... the set-piece is played short, and you know the thing about short-corners and Adam Sandler movies - they aren't too good an idea. 
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74' That's the impressive young lad's last contribution of the match as he makes way for Oleksandr Zinchenko
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73' It's cleared well by Mangala... BUT OOOO CITY!!!! DIAZ ALMOST RUNS ONTO A CLEVER JESUS PASS BUT ROMERO JUMPS OVER HIM TO PUNCH IT AWAY.... IT LANDS STRAIGHT AT PHIL FODEN'S FEET BUT IT'S ON HIS WEAKER RIGHT AND HE SMACKS IT INTO THE HOUSTON NIGHT
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72' Martial and Pogba work a couple of neat one-twos before playing the ball out to Lingard on the right; who in turn wins a corner off Mangala. 
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71' Stones wafts a nice little ball out to Sane, but once again he's outmuscled by Valencia... Nasri then tries to pick out Sane, but the two are not on the same wavelength just yet - and it's a goal kick. 
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70' Walker has been impressive today - and he stops Paul Pogba in his tracks as the unusually quiet French superstar tries to force his way into the game.
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69' Martial miscontrols a raking, slightly overhit Pogba cross-field ball, and Mourinho almost self-combusts on the touchline. 
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68' Ederson comes out bravely again, but this time he's calculated his dash to perfection and he gets in far ahead of Anthony Martial. 
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66' City still stroking the ball around in the middle of the park... till Walker tries to pick out Sane on the left. Valencia almost makes a hash of it, but the Ecuadorian recovers. City come roaring back forward and Walker puts in neat litte cross that Phil Jones does well to slide in ahead of Jesus. 

City win a corner, but it's rubbish
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64' United look deadly on the counter... and Pogba toys with Stones for a couple of seconds before hammering a left-footer into the side netting. 
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63' City are still the passing the ball around nearly in midfield but as Carrick's tackle on young Diaz just showed they are lacking it that oooomph in the final third
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61' City work some neat little triangles down their left flank with Sane, Jesus and Mangala but United muscle them out.... United make a raft of subs as Martial, Fellaini and Carrick come on for Rashford, Mkhitaryan and Herrera
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59' Smart, smart work from Nicolas Otamendi to win a freekick off Valencia and extricate City from a rather tricky position on their left flank. 
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57' Mangala is stop-gap left back at the moment - and does well this time to stop Rashfiord in his tracks.
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56' OW OW OW! Romero almost makes an absolute clown of himself by passing the ball straight to Gabriel Jesus - but the Brazilian is too close to control the ball and Romero scrambles clear. At the other end Fernandinho has been returned to his natural middle-of-the-park position and he makes a smart tackle to stop a Mkhitaryan gambol forward
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55' Leroy Sane tries to dribble his way past Valencia, but the Ecuadorian stands his ground and that's that for the City attack... United move forward and Rashford absolutely out powers Mangala - the powerful Frenchman doesn't like it one bit and hugs him to the ground. Yellow says Mr. Elfath
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54' OH MY LUKAKU! THE BIG BELGIAN IS ALSO TURNING IT ON! He turns Stones like the latter is a training cone before absolutely smashing a left-footed curler right onto the junction of the crossbar and the post. THUD!
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53' Rashford himself whips the corner in - and Lukaku jumps highest it meet it; but his header goes flying wide....
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52' OH MY RASHFORD! THAT LAD CAN BLOODY WELL PLAY!  He tries to Beckham-curl-chip a superb effort from far out on the right wing but Ederson ensures he doesn't embarrass himself on debut by diving away to claw the ball away. WOOF, though! 
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51' The youngster is everywhere! He pops on the edge of the box and tries to outmuscle Eric Bailly, but hah, that is simply not happening!
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50' Foden tries another mazy dribble, but he runs out of maneuvering room and Jones clears in typical no-nonsense fashion
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49' Nasri pitter-patters his way through the middle of the field and wins himself a free kick near the centre circle. City proceed to go pass-pass-pass
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48' OOO! FULL LIST OF CITY SUBSTITUTIONS - Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, Samir Nasri, Brahim Diaz, Eliaquim Mangala, John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi ON. EVERYONE FROM THE FIRST HALF, OFF!
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47' United pass the ball around with Guardiola-esque patience before Jones has enough of the niff-naff and smashes one forward for Lukaku - he's marshaled away well by Otamendi.
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46' MULTIPLE SUBSTITUTIONS ALERT! Romero on for de Gea; Darmian on for Blind; Jones on for Smalling, Bailly on for Lindelof... while for city Stones and Nasri are on; will confirm for whom as soon as possible
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PEEP! WE'RE OFF!
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The utterly fantastic "Seven Nation Army" blares out from the stadium speakers as the two teams jog on....btw, RIP Chester Bennington; in the end it really DOES matter. Hope you've found peace finally, big man. 
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WHY DOES GUARDIOLA THINK MIDFIELDERS CAN PLAY ANYWHERE? Fernandinho at left-back in a competitive match will get absolutely pulverized... just as he was last season. 

Good Lord man, just sign a damned left back
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PEEP! PEEP! HALFTIME! UNITED 2-0 CITY

United's two main strikers have shown just how clinical they can be as United take a
(on the balance of things) deserved lead heading into the break. 

Fun game, this
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46' De Bruyne's delicious looking delivery is too far deep for anybody - in blue, or red. 
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45' Patrick Roberts does well to roll around Blind's challenge and win a freekick off the Dutchman. Yellow for Blind and freekick in a dangerous position for City...
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44' OOOO ANOTHER CITY CORNER, ANOTHER UNITED COUNTER! Lingard runs down the right before cutting it back for Pogba who in turn tries to chip it into Lukaku, but it's routine for Kompany. Valencia tries his hand at whipping one in, but it's too close to Ederson
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43' Sterling runs at Valencia, but Herrera drops in to help and makes sure the Englishman gets nowhere - corner now for City
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42' Kompany saves Fernandinho his blushes as Valencia and Rashford combine with a simple 1-2 to get in behind the Brazilian... Yaya Toure, who looks utterly fed up already it has to be said, smashes into Mkhitaryan and it's a yellow for the Ivorian great