Premier League – Aguero’s Brilliance Gives City Derby Win

Premier League, Old Trafford – Manchester United 1 (Kompany og 59) Manchester City (Milner 51, Aguero 78).

manumancManchester City may be powerless to prevent the title returning to Manchester United but a stunning strike from Sergio Aguero ensured they were at least able to enjoy a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.

The win cuts United’s lead to 12 points at the top of the table but with seven games remaining the gap is surely insurmountable, even despite Aguero’s brilliant intervention in the Manchester derby.

James Milner put Roberto Mancini’s side in front after 51 minutes as City exploited a lapse from Ryan Giggs, but United responded when Phil Jones headed against the unfortunate Vincent Kompany and in from a wicked Robin van Persie free-kick.

Aguero, though, stole the show with a brilliant solo effort after 78 minutes, darting away from three markers before rifling an unstoppable shot past David De Gea and into the roof.

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