Hosting their rivals on Monday night at Etihad Stadium, underdog team Manchester City edged a victory over Manchester United in a battle for Barclay’s Premier League football title. City captain Vincent Kompany scored the only goal in the match—a dramatic header—before halftime, leaving Manchester United scrambling to come back from behind in what devolved into a rough game. It was a bitter loss for United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who strayed from his usual attack strategy. If Manchester City wins their two final games, they will be crowned Premier League champions for the first time since 1968.
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