Manchester United - particularly Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes - are bossing this game now and things are starting to get a little bit tetchy. Nani's getting the brunt of Manchester City's collective ire, but we're seeing a lot of fouls all of a sudden and it's all a little bit unpleasant. It's hard to blame Pablo Zabeleta for fouling the winger, though, because when he tries to make a legitimate tackle Nani just blows right by him, so there's really not a whole lot he can do about it.
Anyway, United well on top and Nemanja Vidic could easily have put them ahead from their latest corner. The Serbian defender rose well to not towards the far corner from an inswinging delivery, but although the header was hit hard it was also planted well wide of Joe Hart's goal. No problems there then.
Shortly after the Vidic chance, City make a rare foray up the pitch only to see Gareth Barry float a frankly pathetic cross straight into the arms of Edwin van der Sar. They desperately need to retain possession for a spell, and stuff like that (or an inexplicable long pass aimed at Mario Balotelli that went out for a goal kick) isn't helping at all.