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How to watch Manchester City vs Manchester United Premier League live: Start time, prediction, line-ups


Manchester City's grip on the Premier League title has loosened. They'll be keen to secure a valuable 3 points this week.

SUMMARY: Manchester City vs Manchester United is only on Optus Sport in Australia. Optus mobile and Internet customers are eligible for a free account. Otherwise, there's no free trial and you'll have to sign up to Optus Sport for $14.99 per month.

Manchester City appeared to be running away with the Premier League title a month ago, but some indifferent recent form, including a home loss to Tottenham has seen the gap tighten up.

Liverpool are breathing down their neck so 3 points this week will be essential.

Manchester United are currently sitting inside the top 4 and haven't tasted defeat in nearly 2 months. However, they would be frustrated by their 0-0 draw with Watford last Sunday.

When is Manchester City vs Manchester United?

This match kicks off at 3:30am AEDT on Monday 7 March at the City of Manchester Stadium.

How to watch Manchester City vs Manchester United live

All matches of the Premier League are broadcast live and only via Optus Sport. You can check out our full Premier League viewing guide for more details.

Stream Manchester City vs Manchester United on Optus Sport

If you're not an Optus customer or your Optus plan doesn't come with a free Optus Sport membership, you can still join up to catch all the Premier League action.

A monthly pass costs $14.99 and gets you access to all the latest league news, results, fixtures, highlights, press conferences and statistics via the Optus Sport website or mobile app. You can also save 22% with an annual subscription to Optus Sport.

The platform also comes with a range of mini highlights packages, ranging from 3 minutes through to a full 90-minute replay. We have a full review of Optus Sport for you.

You can use Optus Sport with most modern devices, including PCs, Macs, iOS and Android devices, or on your TV via Fetch, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Telstra TV.

Who will win Manchester City vs Manchester United?

Only 3 positions separate these 2 teams on the table, but statistically the gap has been much bigger.

Manchester City have won 8 more games than their crosstown rivals, have conceded only half the number of goals and have scored 20 more the other way. United are in solid form and look the team most likely to land 4th place.

They will need to find more penetration in the forward half after a lacklustre attacking display against Watford last week.

The whips are really cracking now for Manchester City, who need to work hard to keep Liverpool at arm's length. We think they'll find a way at home.

Keen to know about more sports streaming? Check out our full guide here. If you're not sure who to stream with, we've got an Optus vs Kayo comparison.

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