United and City dispute the blame for Manchester derby tunnel bust-up

• Both clubs have until 6pm on Wednesday to provide an account of the fracas
• Clubs dispute roles played by Romelu Lukaku and Vincent Kompany

Manchester United and Manchester City are at loggerheads regarding the scuffle in the Old Trafford tunnel on Sunday night, with the Football Association expected to receive contrasting accounts of the incident from the clubs.

United and City have until 6pm on Wednesday to provide the FA with their versions of a fracas that involved up to 20 players and staff from the clubs in the aftermath of the 2-1 win Pep Guardiola’s side achieved against José Mourinho’s team. Each club believe the other to be culpable for the incident. The FA can request CCTV footage from United should this exist and the governing body believes this will help clarify what happened. While the City coach Mikel Arteta was left with blood on his face, the cause of the injury remains unknown.

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