Pep Guardiola’s Man City face off against Erik ten Hag’s Man Utd in the first derby of the season at the Etihad Stadium
LORIENT, France (AP) — Ten-man Lorient extended its winning streak to five games to consolidate third place in the French league by beating Lille 2-1 on Sunday. Substitute Theo Le Bris dribbled past Akim Zedadka to slip the ball through the legs of goalkeeper Lucas Chevalier in the 87th minute to secure the victory. The hosts were reduced to ten men in the 62nd when Burkina Faso winger Dango Ouattara picked up a second yellow card for stamping on Adam Ounas’ ankle. Lorient took the lead in the n
The 51-year-old former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss is in the final year of his current deal at the Etihad Stadium. There is no alarm about the situation at the club as Guardiola prefers shorter-term contracts and both of his previous two extensions have been signed at late stages. "The club knows exactly what is the target, the next step," said Guardiola when asked about how City's future might look without him.