Wayne Rooney has scored five goals in his last five games in all competitions against City.
Manchester City have won four and lost one of the last five Barclays Premier League meetings with Manchester United.
Manchester United have lost as many Premier League home games this season (5) as in the previous three put together.
Manchester City have scored 3.2 goals per game in the 17 PL matches that Sergio Aguero has played in this season, compared to an average of 2.0 without the Argentine.
Manchester United have lost all four north west derbies in the Premier League this season.
Manchester City have lost none of their last eight Premier League away games (W6 D2) keeping clean sheets in three of their last four road trips.
There have been 49 league draws between Manchester City and Manchester United.
Danny Welbeck has scored in each of his last three Premier League starts at Old Trafford.
Manchester United have taken more points away from home than any other Premier League team this season (30), but only 21 out of a possible 42 at Old Trafford.
Yaya Toure has scored with nine of his 11 dead ball shots this season (five penalties, four direct free-kicks).