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Monday 20 August 2018

The Manchester derby in numbers

Manchester United face Manchester City in a much-anticipated derby fixture at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at the derby in numbers.

172 - This is the 172nd Manchester derby. United have won 71 of the previous 171 encounters with City winning 49 and 51 being drawn.

250 - Goals scored by United in derby fixtures. City have found the net 234 times.

11 - Manchester derby goals scored by United's Wayne Rooney, a record in the fixture.

36 - Derbies played by former United midfielder Ryan Giggs, the most by any player.

16 - Number of previous occasions when Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola have gone head to head as managers. Guardiola has won seven and Mourinho just three, with six being drawn.

600 million - The value of players who take the field, in terms of transfer fees paid, could exceed this figure.

6 - The number of players sent off in Manchester derbies in the past 10 seasons, in all competitions. They are Chris Smalling, Jonny Evans, Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo for United, plus Vincent Kompany and Bernardo Corradi for City.

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