Manchester United denied city rival, Manchester City, the chance to close the gap on runaway league leader, Liverpool, after defeating the defending champions 2-1 at the Ethiad stadium on Saturday late kick-off.
As a result of the defeat, Manchester City now sit on third on the league log with 14 points behind first-placed Liverpool.
The Red Devils on the other hand have now moved to fifth on the league table.
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Also, the victory remains the first time the Red Devils would win back to back premier league games following their 2-1 defeat of Tottenham last time.