There were smiles on both sides of Manchester following the latest round of Premier League games - but both Manchester United and Manchester City had to work hard for their three points.
On Saturday, United were stunned inside four minutes as they went 2-0 down to Nottingham Forest at Old Trafford but Christian Eriksen pulled a goal back with 17 minutes gone before Casemiro levelled after 52 minutes.
The visitors were reduced to 10 men midway through the half before Bruno Fernandes clinched victory from the penalty spot after a foul on Marcus Rashford.
On Sunday, Man City were given a stern test at Bramall Lane as they defeated Sheffield United 2-1 in South Yorkshire. Erling Haaland missed a penalty before scoring with a header just after the hour.
Jayden Bogle struck for the Blades with five minutes of normal time remaining but the hosts’ joy was short lived as Rodri hammered home the winning goal with a stunning striker just moments later.
With the season still in its early stages, football analysts at BetVictor have deployed their predictive Premier League super- computer once again, with projections simulating the outcome of the remaining season.
It reckons 35 points will be enough to avoid relegation while it will take at least 70 points to secure a top four spot. Here’s where it is tipping the Manchester clubs to place compared to their rivals. Take a look...