Manchester City vs. Manchester United: Van Persie wins it for United

Well then. That's game over at the Etihad, and it's Robin van Persie who's won it for Manchester United. Carlos Tevez gives away a needless free kick, and United's big summer signing stepped up to take it, lashing a brilliant effort into the bottom corner and catching Joe Hart leaning the wrong way via a deflection.

And now things are getting a bit unsavoury. Rio Ferdinand had his celebration interrupted when he was hit in the face by an object thrown from the crowd, and there's a lot of blood on his face. The police have had to intervene, a fan has invaded the pitch, and yeah this is really not fun to watch. But when the dust clears, Manchester United will almost certainly have extended their lead to the top of the table to six points in a game that they very nearly blow. What an incredible end to the Manchester Derby.

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