Victory for Pep Guardiola's side would seal the Spaniard's first Premier League title after a season of dominance over their rivals.
It would highlight the gulf between City and the rest of the league, now led by second-place United.
But the derby comes just three days before the return leg of their European tie and Guardiola faces a hard balancing act, still believing he can overturn the Champions League deficit at the Etihad.
Many believe Jurgen Klopp's idea of having a go at Manchester City is the best way to stop Guardiola's men, but Mourinho kept his counsel when asked about Liverpool's way.
Mourinho was uncharacteristically taciturn ahead of the game, refusing to discuss a number of topics, although he did confess that he will not try and talk down City's obvious superiority in the league table. We have made mistakes and the nice thing is we can do better when that has happened.
"We are going to pick to win, there is no doubt, but there will be one eye on Tuesday".
Manchester United have two injury concerns at the moment as defender Daley Blind (ankle) and goalkeeper Sergio Romero (knee) will be watching the derby from the stands.
Smith into butterfly final at Commonwealth Games Chanu smashed the CWG record with every lift and even broke her personal record and remained in a league of her own. New Zealand has won a gold and two silver medals in cycling on day one of the Commonwealth Games .
"These are the games you play the whole season for".
"I know what it would mean (to win the league by beating United)", Guardiola has said. "On the left we have Fabian Delph, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Danilo so in this season we cannot do that, but maybe when Mendy comes back then sometimes we will do that because with Vincent Kompany, Nico (Otamendi), Aymeric Laporte and John (Stones) we have exceptional central defenders, so maybe we can use it".
Sergio Aguero could return for Manchester City's derby against United if he passes a fitness test on Friday.
Guardiola understandably took umbrage after being described as "a dog" by Raiola last week, with the pair's feud dating back several years.
The £89million man was dropped in February amid a loss of form.
"So far our season has been so good".
Liverpool will be on hold for a few days and the game against United, which had seemed one City could afford to lose because it is when rather than if the Blues win the title, has a very different look post-Anfield.
It is also unclear whether all of the Army of Islam fighters have agreed to leave and how long the evacuations will take. Local activists have said that over 100,000 civilians were trapped inside Douma, which suffered devastating damage.
She bravely returned in season two, only to make a quick exit after instigating major drama with The Situation and Snooki . JWoww , 32, told ABC News ahead of the show's premiere why they made a decision to return now.
Pressing "Ask me" - the only available option - asked the user to log into Facebook, starting the whole cycle over again. Since a user needs a Facebook account to log into Tinder, this bug has reportedly affected Tinder's entire user base.
Tebow launched a three-run home run in his first at-bat on the Double-A level, and finished the night 1-for-4 with the long ball. Tebow split last season, his first in the minor leagues, between a pair of Class A teams - Columbia and St.
The German court rejected a request to extradite Puigdemont for treason, which is Germany's most comparable law to rebellion. The rebellion charge would carry a maximum sentence of 30 years' imprisonment, while sedition carries a 15-year penalty.
However, most will wake up to temperatures in the 40s on Saturday, so have at least a light jacket handy. Partial clearing is in the cards for Sunday ahead of the next chance of rainfall arriving on Monday.
This new feature would work by detecting the user's proximity to the screen to determine what the person is trying to do. Apple's latest iPhones have a feature called 3D Touch that responds differently depending on different finger pressures.
Cunningham's family claimed that the 35-year-old had been behaving very strangely before vanishing without a trace two months ago. Public Health Service, but he disappeared after he went home sick on February 12.
Police said they noticed Michael Mayle moving erratically in the driver's seat and asked him to step out of the vehicle. Police are seeking a Steelton man accused of running over a police officer's foot as he fled a traffic stop.
This phone offers two SIM card slots (hybrid dual SIM setup), while the Nokia OZO Audio is also included in the package. The smartphone could support an in-glass fingerprint reader, G-sensor, e-Compass, Gyro, Hall sensor, and barometer.
Meghan Markle Wore Jeans and a Logo Shirt on a Royal Engagement
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Former South Korean President Park found guilty
The fact that she never married or had children was part of her appeal, given the nepotistic tendencies of many senior officials. While this scandal has been roiling South Korea, another former president has found himself in hot water.
5.9 mag natural disaster strikes off Philippines
The island is largely unpopulated but does have some research facilities, historic buildings and hosts campers. An quake that struck near the Channel Islands could be felt in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Trailer Arrives For Comedy Night School
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