Only three draws have been played out across the last 36 Manchester derbies and a share of the spoils on Sunday is deemed unlikely at 7/2 with Betfred.
That dazzling City display was enough to send Pep Guardiola's star-studded side into last Sunday's Carabao Cup Final where the Citizens added another piece of silverware to their growing trophy haul under the Spaniard's stewardship.
The Red Devils captain missed their 3-0 FA Cup victory over Derby County on Thursday evening, and following the full-time whistle Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed it was due to injury rather than him being rested. There is still the chance a fifth derby could be played this season in the FA Cup.
"Everyone will understand that I want Derby to win in this game, and after that, I will go back to being a Manchester United fan and wanting them to win".
The bearded 34-year-old was then booked for a hard tackle on Scott McTominay.
"But I think the club was not in talks with his agent about this player, but they link this guy and a thousand million more".
"A nice goal again from Odion and fantastic save by Sergio from Wayne's free kick".
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"For us as a team it is a great challenge for us to come up against Manchester United, to see if we can beat them". That type of striker is vital for a team. "I think he'll be alright, he'll be fine".
Asked if he had complained about the scheduling this time, the Norwegian said: "No, I've not".
Fernandes, who faces Guardiola this weekend, was reported in Portugal to heading to the Etihad Stadium in the summer but stayed at Sporting Lisbon until January when he made the move to Manchester United.
As well as losing to their local rivals, that defeat dealt City arguably a mortal blow in their bid to retain their Premier League title and they'll be out to avoid a similar derby disappointment on Saturday.
"For me it doesn't look like that", he said. We are in a very confident period.
What's more, I struck gold by backing Aston Villa to grab a goal at Wembley last weekend and Man United's midfield maestro Bruno Fernandeds could have the tools to trouble a brittle Blue Moon backline.