Dean Henderson – 7: Pulled off a fantastic save to tip over a long-range Mahrez effort in the second half when the shot looked destined for the top corner. Could do little about either City goal.
Luke Shaw – 6: Almost clumsily gave away a penalty by blocking off Sterling, but was fine elsewhere.
Victor Lindelof – 6: Was generally solid, though the centre-back began to struggle under City pressure after Stones’ opener.
Harry Maguire – 6: Dealt well with Mahrez for the most part, but let Stones go for the City man’s finish.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 5: Struggled to contain a spirited Foden on United’s right flank. Poor headed clearance set up Fernandinho’s goal.
Fred – 5: Beyond being booked, the Brazilian didn’t make many significant contributions to the game.
Scott McTominay – 5: An unusually quiet showing from the central midfielder, who was replaced by Greenwood.
Paul Pogba – 6: Tried to do a bit of everything; did most of it pretty well.
Bruno Fernandes – 6: Tested Steffen well from range in the first half but wasn’t at his best creatively.
Anthony Martial – 6: Linked up well with Rashford, but was somewhat in his fellow forward’s shadow – as has been the case a fair few times this season.
Marcus Rashford – 7: Was a livewire and dangerous throughout.
Substitutes: Greenwood – 6; Van de Beek – N/A.
Zack Steffen – 7: Saved well from Fernandes and (an offside) Rashford in the opening 10 minutes.
Oleksandr Zinchenko – 6: Was better with the ball than without it.
John Stones – 8: Was spared an unfortunate own goal by the offside flag, but found the right net after the break. Largely composed.
Ruben Dias – 8: Sprinted across to make a tremendous block to deny Rashford in the first half. Impressed throughout.
Joao Cancelo – 8: Provided a fantastic set-piece delivery for Stones to open the scoring, and his crosses elsewhere were crisp and dangerous.
Fernandinho – 7: A strong presence in the middle of the pitch for the visitors. Struck a fine, low volley to double City’s lead.
Ilkay Gundogan – 7: Netted early on but was just offside. Was not as influential as in City’s victory over Chelsea last time out, but grew into the game.
Phil Foden – 7: Crossed neatly for Gundogan’s offside goal, then saw his own tidy finish ruled offside. Fine margins prevented this from being a maestro’s performance.
Raheem Sterling – 6: An incomplete performance from the winger, but not for a lack of trying.
Riyad Mahrez – 6: No lack of effort on the winger’s part, though he did lack some incision. Forced a tremendous save out of Henderson.
Kevin De Bruyne – 7: Slammed a shot against the post from outside the United box in the first half. Was constantly looking to create.
Substitutes: Rodri – 6.
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