New date set for Manchester derby

New date set for Manchester derby
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The Premier League confirms that the Manchester derby at Old Trafford has been moved from March 1 to March 25.

The Premier League has confirmed that the Manchester derby at Old Trafford has been moved to March 25.

The match was originally scheduled for March 1, but Manchester City will now be competing in the League Cup final against Sunderland on March 2.

City and local rivals Manchester United will face each other at the home of the champions with a kickoff time of 7.45pm.

United were comfortably beaten 4-1 by their neighbours when the teams met at the Etihad Stadium in September.

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