More misery for Man United after derby defeat

Derby defeat for Manchester United after they were beaten at home 3-0 by rivals City.

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Manchester United 0 Manchester City 3 - in pictures

City's Edin Dzeko celebrates the Blues' opener in the first minute Credit: PA Pictures

Manchester City out-classed their closest rivals at Old Trafford last night. City went ahead in the first minute thanks to a close-range strike from Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko.

Dzeko volleyed in the second from a corner after the break and midfielder Yaya Toure grabbed the third late on.

Kompany card - City's captain is booked Credit: PA Pictures
Dzeko celebrates scoring City's second Credit: PA Pictures
Dzeko and Nasri celebrate...again Credit: PA Pictures
United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is booked for a bad foul Credit: PA Pictures
Toure hammers home City's third Credit: PA Pictures
A dejected looking David Moyes Credit: PA Pictures
City's captain Kompany and Javier Garcia celebrate the win Credit: PA Pictures
City boss Manuel Pellegrini punches the air in delight Credit: PA Pictures

Scholes backs Moyes to carry on at Man United

Disappointment for David Moyes Credit: PA

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes David Moyes deserves the club's backing, despite suffering another heavy defeat.

Just eight days on from their humbling at home to rivals Liverpool, United suffered another 3-0 defeat at Old Trafford, this time against Manchester City.

The result brings further scrutiny on Moyes' position, with the Scot enduring a chastening first campaign in charge of United, who lie seventh in the Barclays Premier League, 12 points behind fourth-placed Arsenal.

Yet the former Everton boss should not be held entirely responsible for United's failings this season, according to Scholes, who thinks Moyes needs to strengthen his squad this summer.

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