2012 Barclays Premier League: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
December 05, 2012 by Marc Jerbs

On Sunday, the defending Premier League champions Manchester City will host the pivotal fixture against Manchester United. Game time is set at 19:45GMT and the Etihad Stadium will host the fixture.

Manchester United currently leads the Premier League table with 36 points and has a record of 12 wins and 3 losses in 15 games. Sir Alex Ferguson knows that his unit must improve their defense if they want to beat the defending champions.

Manchester United has conceded unnecessary goals in their fixtures and Sir Alex Ferguson believes that his defenders must anticipate and pick their correct position to defend.

Manchester City is still fresh from a sour outing in the Champions League. The club has been eliminated by Borussia Dortmund which ended City's winless campaign at the Champions League. Manchester City does have a chance to save their face if they pull off an inspiring win against Manchester United.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Manchester City as the favorite to beat Manchester United on Sunday night. A win by Manchester City will move them to first place tie with United by holds the goal difference lead. If Manchester United wins, they would increase their lead to six points in the Premier League table over Manchester City.

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