Wayne Rooney is the highest goalscorer in Manchester Derby’s history…
Manchester United and Manchester City lock horns in the first Manchester derby of the ongoing 2021-22 Premier League season on Saturday at Old Trafford.
Only three points separate the two clubs as the Cityzens currently grab the third position on the league table after 10 matches with 20 points in their kitty. Their rivals, on the other hand, occupy the fifth position with 17 points.
The two clubs have to date met each other 185 times in competitive matches out of which the Red Devils have won on 77 occasions while City have 55 wins. 53 matches have ended in a draw.
Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney is the all-time highest goalscorer in Manchester derby’s history with 11 goals to his name. Ryan Giggs is the most capped player in the derby’s history with 36 appearances.
The last time Cristiano Ronaldo, who has returned to Manchester United after a gap of 12 years, met the Sky Blues in the Premier League was in 2009 where they registered a 2-0 with the Portuguese on the score-sheet.
Overall, Ronaldo enjoys a very healthy record against Manchester City. He has played against them on 14 occasions for Manchester United and Real Madrid respectively and has been on the winning side on nine occasions. He has five goals to his name against Manchester City.
Here, we take a look at all the records of this classic encounter between the two Manchester sides.
Who has won more Manchester Derbies – Manchester United or Manchester City?
|Competition||Matches||Manchester United wins||Manchester City wins||Draws|
|Football League First Division||104||35||30||39|
|Football League Second Division||12||6||2||4|
|FA Community Shield||2||2||0||0|
Who are the top five goalscorers in Manchester Derby?
|Wayne Rooney||Manchester United||11|
|Jose Hayes||Manchester City||10|
|Francis Lee||Manchester City||10|
|Sergio Aguero||Manchester City||9|
|Bobby Charlton||Manchester United||9|
What are the biggest wins in Manchester Derby history?
|23/01/1926||Manchester City 1-6 Manchester United||Football League First Division|
|23/10/2011||Manchester City 1-6 Manchester United||Premier League|
|12/02/1955||Manchester United 0-5 Manchester City||Football League First Division|
|10/11/1994||Manchester United 5-0 Manchester City||Premier League|
|03/10/1891||Manchester United 5-1 Manchester City||FA Cup|
|31/12/1960||Manchester United 5-1 Manchester City||Football League First Division|
|23/09/1989||Manchester City 5-1 Manchester United||Football League First Division|