But a United win would narrow City’s lead to five points and renew hope among the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham that the Sky Blues can be reeled in next year.
Sunday’s Premier League fixtures
%uD83D%uDD35 Games: 7
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If it’s an omen Jose Mourinho is after he should cast his mind back to 12 December 2011 when Manchester City travelled to Chelsea guarding an unbeaten record in that season’s Premier League.