Manchester United star praised for 'incredible' derby performance - despite 3-0 loss to Manchester City

Rodri of Manchester City goes down after a collision with Rasmus Hojlund of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 29, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)
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Manchester United put in another abject performance against Manchester City on Sunday, but one Red Devils player has emerged with high praise from the game.

Erling Haaland put Manchester City 1-0 up in the first half at Old Trafford, before adding another almost immediately after the break. The Norwegian then turned provider for Phil Foden as they capped off another dominant display against Manchester United.

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.