Man City defender Lescott wary diving in against Man Utd's Young

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott is wary facing Manchester United winger Ashley Young tomorrow night.

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott is wary facing Manchester United winger Ashley Young tomorrow night.

When Manchester City face United tomorrow night, Young will be ‘untouchable’ as far as Lescott is ­concerned.

The City centre-back said: “You have to adapt to every striker you come up against – and Ashley [Young] is no different.

“A lot has been made of what has happened with Ashley in United’s last few games, but if you don’t make contact with him then he can’t go down. I don’t think he will go down without contact. He is feeling the ­defender and making the most of it.

“I’d like to think we would get the same decision if it happened to one of our players. In every team, players are taught to win penalties as long as they stay within the rules of the game. We’re no different.”

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