Manchester United cruised to a commanding 5-0 first leg Europa League Round of 16 win in Austria over LASK in an eerily empty Linzer Stadion.
Pep Guardiola erred on the side of caution even though Manchester City appear to certain to reach a third Carabao Cup final in a row.
Manchester United gave themselves a glimmer of hope with a second half Marcus Rashford goal after they were blown away by a three goal salvo by Manchester City in the first half of their Manchester derby Carabao Cup semi final first leg at Old Trafford.
Manchester United went back to 7th in the Premier League after an encouraging 3-1 victory against Brighton at Old Trafford.
Injury-hit Manchester United climbed back in to the Champions League places following a hard-earned home win against Southampton.