Carling Cup semi final - Manchester United v Manchester City Opta facts
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Carling Cup Semi Final Second Leg- Opta Facts
Manchester United v Manchester City
- The side playing at home have never been defeated in five League Cup Manchester derbies.
- The sides met in the semi-finals of the 1969/70 League Cup, City won 2-1 at home before drawing 2-2 at Old Trafford to reach the final. City won the first leg of this tie 2-1 at home.
- Since 1982, United have contested eight League Cup semi-finals, reaching the final on seven occasions.
- On three of the last four occasions that Man City have made it to the League Cup semi-final, they have gone on to reach the final.
- The Red Devils have conceded just one goal in their last five matches at Old Trafford (all competitions).
- Former United striker Carlos Tevez has now bagged 13 goals in his last 11 games (in all competitions) for the Citizens.
- Manchester City have won only once in their last 30 trips to Old Trafford to face United (all competitions).
- On the last occasion that Manchester City defeated their rivals away at Old Trafford (10/02/2008), Benjani scored City's second.