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Power shift in Manchester?

Who says money cannot buy success in football? Man City is the evidence (albeit, temporarily). Old Trafford has witnessed many sublime moments through the years. The ground has lived up to it's tag as the theater of dreams. In this turf, United have subdued their opponents, tormented their rivals and rewrote the history books. Just a stone throw from this ground, is the home of their hitherto miniature neighbours, who ply the same trade with them but lack the dexterity of United. Yet, this smacking reality was ridiculed by Manchester City recently. With the injection of Sheikh Mansour fortunes into the coffers of city in recent years, a brighter fate has befallen the blues, and sunday was a leap of that fate. City humilated and mauled United at their own home by six goals to one. It wasn't just another three points in the bag, it was a victory that transformed the noisy neighbours to competative neighbours. It was a result that inflicted the great Sir Alex Ferguson with the gr…