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It was a frothing crucible of a clash upon which virtually every name on display had a story to tell.
Side with the goals coming in abundance as the two title favourites do battle at the Etihad.
There’s a very clear leader in the two Premier League-winning managers’ ledger of past meetings.
If Los Blancos’ playmaker knows what’s good for him, he’ll set his sights on an Etihad switch.
Money is no object for either outfit, but when they meet, they can’t buy a goal between them in the first half.
Left midfield, right midfield or as a number ten; Manuel Pellegrini has a tough decision positioning David Silva.
The English top flight just doesn’t suit some goal-getters, with the five we’ve listed all finding pastures greener on the continent.