Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:03AM
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (L) embraces Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (R) on the touchline at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (L) embraces Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (R) on the touchline at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
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Manchester City have missed the chance to climb up to 3rd in the standings as the Sky Blues drew against 10-man Manchester United in a disappointing derby at the Etihad Stadium.

The citizens were in control for much of the contest and created several great chances but the Red Devils produced a world class defensive block on route to stretching their unbeaten league run to 24 games.

Pep Guardiola’s men stepped up the pressure with 6 minutes remaining when Marouane Fellaini was shown a straight red card for head-butting Argentine striker Sergio Aguero.

The Sky Blues thought they had taken the lead in the stoppage time when Gabriel Jesus came off the bench and headed home from close range but their celebration was cut short by an offside flag.

With the home draw, 4th-placed City are 1 point adrift of Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, with United a point behind in 5th.