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Man Utd veteran Carrick on Man City draw: ‘It’s a point gained…’

Michael Carrick had a fairly simple opinion of Manchester United's draw with Manchester City tonight.

The Red Devils forced a 0-0 stalemate at the Etihad Stadium, playing the final 10 minutes with 10 men after Marouane Fellaini was sent off for head-butting Sergio Aguero.

Regarding the contest, veteran midfielder Carrick was happy to pick up a point as United look to force their way into the top four by season's end.

"It's a point gained for us," Carrick told Sky Sports.

"We thought we could catch City on the break and we did have a couple of chances but overall I thought we did well except at the end when there was a bit of excitement.

"It makes things more difficult when you go down to 10 men."

United remain fifth on the Premier League table on 64 points, one behind fourth-placed City, with five fixtures remaining in 2016/17.

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