United came from behind at the Etihad to win the game 2-3. A game of two halves with City winning the first half and losing in the second. But given that they are no longer even the best team in their city, Manchester United will take what they can get these days. And presented with a chance to seize temporary Mancunian bragging rights, they did so in the most-dramatic fashion.
The City players carried their children on to the pitch in their arms even before kick-off, seemingly ready for celebration. Then the game begun.