Manchester City's Yaya Touré poses a derby dilemma for United | Michael Cox


Since the Ivorian's goal won the 2011 FA Cup semi-final against United, Sir Alex Ferguson has struggled to combat himManchester City have fared excellently in recent derbies: last season's 6-1 victory at Old Trafford was an astounding result, while the 1-0 win at the Etihad in April gave them a slender advantage going into the final two matches of the season. However, City's 1-0 FA Cup semi-final triumph in 2011 was Roberto Mancini's first significant victory over Sir Alex Ferguson, and it was this game that provided the springboard to later success.On a classic sunny afternoon at Wembley, City's key player was Yaya Touré, who energetically charged forward from an advanced midfield position. The nature of his winning strike was a fantastic microcosm of the two sides' contrasting approaches – the Ivorian intercepted a wayward sideways ball...

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