Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has drawn high praise from his Manchester United counterpart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after he masterminded the Derby Day defeat of his team.
Solskjaer praised the remarkable job done by Guardiola at Manchester City in his post-match thoughts after Manchester United were beaten at home.
The Red Devils lost 2-0 to Manchester City to leave their top-four hopes hanging with just three games to go between now and the end of the season.
Manchester City needed to win the game to boost their quest to win a second consecutive league title and that’s exactly what they got via a strong second half performance.
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The Premier League champions took a big step to becoming only the third team to win the league title and also retain it the following season.
Manchester City got their goals in the second half through Bernardo Silva and substitute Leroy Sane.
The win took Manchester City to the top of the Premier League table ahead of Liverpool as the race for the league title reaches feverpitch with three games left before the season ends.
Manchester City won the last ten games in the league before the Manchester Derby
They secured an 11th successive win with the victory over Manchester United.