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Man City 0-0 Man Utd: Manchester derby ends in dour draw

The much-hyped Manchester derby between City and United has ended in a dull 0-0 draw.

Neither side could really break the shackles at the City of Manchester Stadium as bragging rights maintain up for grabs in the North West.

The draw put United back in second spot after third-placed Arsenal temporarily took the position but they slipped four points behind Chelsea who beat Fulham at home.

City managed to go four points clear of fifth-placed Newcastle who lost at home to Blackburn.

Manchester City: 0 Macnhester United: 0

Venue: City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester Crowd: 47,210 Referee: Chris Foy Yellow cards:MC - nil MC - Paul Scholes 43', Wes Brown 72'

Starting Line-Ups

Man City Joe Hart (gk), Vincent Kompany, Kolo Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, Jerome Boateng (Kolarov 81'), Nigel de Jong, Gareth Barry, Yaya Toure, David Silva, Carlos Tevez (Adebayor 90'), James Milner (Johnson 73')

Subs - Shay Given (gk), Adam Johnson (73'), Aleksandar Kolarov (81'), Emmanuel Adebayor (90')

Man Utd Edin van der Sar (gk), Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra (O'Shea 69'), Rafael (Brown 49'), Paul Scholes, Dareren Fletcher, Michael Carrick, Park Ji-sung, Dimitar Berbatov (Hernandez 78'), Nani

Subs - Ben Amos (gk), Wes Brown (49'), John O'Shea (69'), Javier Hernandez (78')

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Andrew Slevison
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