Manchester City humiliated their local rivals Manchester United with a resounding 3-0 victory at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

Erling Haaland was the star of the show, scoring two goals in the first half and terrorizing the United defense all afternoon. Phil Foden added a third goal in the second half to complete the rout.

Highlights

34' Manchester City take the lead through Erling Haaland. Haaland picks up the ball on the edge of the box and turns inside before firing a powerful shot into the bottom corner.
40' Manchester City double their lead through Erling Haaland. Haaland gets onto the end of a cross from Kevin De Bruyne and heads home from close range.
72' Manchester City triple their lead through Phil Foden. Foden receives a pass from Haaland and shoots from the edge of the box into the bottom corner.

Analysis

This was a dominant performance from Manchester City. They were simply too good for Manchester United.

Erling Haaland was the difference between the two teams. He was unstoppable all afternoon and scored two brilliant goals.

Phil Foden also had a great game. He was involved in all three of City's goals and was a constant threat to the United defense.

Manchester United were simply outplayed. They were unable to cope with City's press and movement. Their defense was all over the place and their attack was toothless.

Conclusion

This was a huge victory for Manchester City. It sends out a message to the rest of the Premier League that they are the team to beat this season.

Manchester United, on the other hand, are in a crisis. They are struggling to compete with the top teams in the Premier League and their manager Erik ten Hag is under pressure.

Post-match quotes

Pep Guardiola (Manchester City manager):

"I'm very happy with the performance of my team. We were dominant from start to finish. Erling Haaland was brilliant today and Phil Foden also had a great game."

Erik ten Hag (Manchester United manager):

"I'm very disappointed with the performance of my team. We were not good enough today. We need to improve quickly."

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