Mad Manchester

What City's win and United's collapse mean ahead of next Monday's epic derby

Updated: April 23, 2012, 3:23 PM ET
By David Hirshey | Special to ESPN.com

Four goals scored against a team that hadn't won at your place since 1992. Two up with less than 10 minutes to play and the crowd in full-throated glory. You could already envision Sir Alex, Nike-shod feet up on his desk, suitably aerated cabernet in the decanter, waxing rhapsodic about the twin gratifications of a 20th league title and the final silencing of Sheikh City.

And for once you couldn't blame him for being self-satisfied and imperious in his Theater of Dreams -- or as I ...

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