The blue and red half of Manchester go head-to-head for the 179th time on Saturday when City host United in the evening kick-off.

Pep Guardiola’s champions are currently 11 points clear of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side and will be confident of extending that to 14 at the weekend.

But – as City found out at the Etihad two seasons ago when they saw United come from 2-0 down to win 3-2 – anything can happen on derby day.

Before the big match we thought we’d share five facts about the Manchester derby which you can impress your friends with…

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