1 United return to Premier League action on Sunday with Everton, rejuvenated under interim manager Duncan Ferguson, rocking up at Old Trafford hoping to claim back-to-back wins against big six sides, having defeated Chelsea last weekend.However, three days before the Toffees visit Old Trafford United welcome AZ Alkmaar to the Theatre of Dreams in the Europa League, having already booked their place in the knockout stage of Europe’s secondary competition. Getty Images – Getty Rashford opened the scoring from the spot against City The visitors could have had more – Rashford hitting the crossbar – and despite City’s late consolation they held on for a huge win to dent their rivals Premier League title ambitions further.Liverpool legend Carragher had nothing but praise for the way United dealt with everything City had to offer.“I think it is the best 30 minutes I have seen anyone play City in the past three years,” Carragher said on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football show.“Liverpool at Anfield, certainly, but this was away. I thought it was devastating and this was Manchester United at their best. It’s quality football at 100mph. Manchester Derby analysis with Rafa Benitez! pic.twitter.com/IOClcQvrqz— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) December 9, 2019“A lot has been made of Manchester City, but even City at their best, I think they would have found this difficult.“At the weekend [United] were out of this world.”Following draws with Sheffield United and Aston Villa pressure mounted on manager Solskjaer, but Rafa Benitez – who joined Carragher in the Sky Sports studio – said the Norwegian has done a great job in securing successive wins over Spurs and City.“I was watching this space between the midfielders, they were very narrow, that was clear,” Benitez said.“A couple of throw-ins were short and they switched play both times. I think Solskjaer did a great job in terms of tactics and you have to have players who can do that but you need tactics to do that.” LIVE on talkSPORT Check out all the live commentaries coming up across our network this week…Red Bull Salzburg vs Liverpool (Tuesday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Leeds vs Hull (Tuesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Dinamo Zagreb vs Man City (Wednesday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Derby vs Sheffield Wednesday (Wednesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Bayern Munich vs Tottenham (Wednesday, 8pm) – talkSPORTStandard Liege vs Arsenal (Thursday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Charlton vs Hull (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Liverpool vs Watford (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTBirmingham vs West Brom (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Chelsea vs Bournemouth (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Southampton vs West Ham (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT Jamie Carragher praised Manchester United’s derby win over rivals Man City and said it was the best performance he has seen against the reigning champions in the past THREE years.Having beaten Tottenham 2-1 last midweek, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side would repeat that scoreline at the Etihad thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.