Manchester United have often stepped up in big games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but there was a new controlled assurance in the derby.
Manchester City's recent dominance of Manchester United in terms of league placings is not something Pep Guardiola expected to inspire.
Manchester City were able to put their feet up as Manchester United beat Derby County on Thursday - much to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's chagrin.
Along with supplying goals and assists, Bruno Fernandes has made his presence felt since joining Manchester United.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has overseen two wins at the Etihad Stadium this term, but United's recent record against City at Old Trafford is grim.
Odion Ighalo is delivering exactly what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expected at Manchester United.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer memuji Odion Ighalo selepas penyerang itu meledakkan dua gol dalam pertemuan dengan Derby County, awal pagi tadi.
Status Harry Maguire menimbulkan keresahan buat Manchester United menjelang aksi setempat menentang Manchester City Ahad ini akibat kecederaan buku lali.
Pengurus Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, percaya penjaring sepanjang zaman dan bekas ketua pasukan, Wayne Rooney, mampu mengemudi The Red Devils pada masa depan.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was asked whether Wayne Rooney could manage Manchester United.