Nicolas Otamendi – 8 – Strong in the tackle and coming forward, and took his goal well. Fabian Delph – 6 – Created an opportunity for Sane with a brilliant pass but his defensive inexperience was exposed by United’s equaliser. Gabriel Jesus – 6 – Looked sharp and beat Rojo with some nifty footwork to test De Gea but debate over whether he tried to con the referee into giving a penalty will persist. Manchester City took a huge step towards winning the Premier League title after beating rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford.Goals from David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi ensured the Citizens recorded a 14th consecutive league victory – a record in a single season.Victory for Pep Guardiola’s side sees them move 11 points clear at the top of the table and surely on course to claim English football’s top prize.But how did City perform against Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils at Old Trafford?Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s Manchester City player ratings… 14 SUB – Ilkay Gundogan – 6 – Brought a different dimension to the City midfield with some good attacking runs. Vincent Kompany – 6 – Organised and commanding but did not return for the second half. 14 14 Leroy Sane – 7 – His touch was outstanding and he got some chances to show his pace out wide. Fernandinho – 7 – Kept City’s midfield ticking and United’s quiet before switching to defence for a spell in the second half. 14 14 14 14 14 David Silva – 8 – City’s most creative player, made the most of the space he had to work with and finished his goal well. Raheem Sterling – 7 – Made a lively start playing in a central role but could not capitalise on his opportunities. 14 Kevin De Bruyne – 6 – Made some determined runs and forced a good save from De Gea but his passing was unusually wayward. Ederson – 7 – Was caught out for Rashford’s strike but made a brave and brilliant double save late on to preserve City’s lead 14 14 Kyle Walker – 6 – Provided an option for City that was probably underused. 14 14 SUB – Eliaquim Mangala – 6 – Gave City a bit of extra solidity to get the result, despite some nervy touches. 14 SUB – Bernardo Silva – 6 – Held the ball up well as City closed out victory.
Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: Guardiola’s stars rated and slated