City humiliates United in 3-1 derby win in League Cup semis

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City humiliated Manchester United in its fierce rival’s own stadium Tuesday, easing to a 3-1 victory in the first leg of their English League Cup semifinal to stay on course to win the competition for a third straight year.

All of City’s goals at Old Trafford came in a one-sided first half that highlighted the gulf which has opened up between the cross-town neighbors over recent years.

When the visitors went 3-0 up courtesy of an own-goal by Andreas Pereira in the 39th minute, memories were revived of the 6-1 win served up on this ground by Roberto Mancini’s City in 2011 that signalled the shifting of the balance of soccer power
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