first_img Press Association Mancini feels there is an aura about United, built up over two decades of success, that gives them a firm advantage going into games. City may have won the Barclays Premier League last season but Mancini accepts they are still way short of possessing such a sheen, and their seemingly doomed title defence proves it. The champions trail United by 15 points heading into their latest derby at Old Trafford, and Mancini said: “No one plays well against United because they only play with fear.” Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes Manchester United strike fear into opponents in a way his side do not.center_img He added: “Every team that plays against United plays very soft because they think this game is difficult, they can’t beat them. “It is not true – if you play strong against United you can beat them, like they can beat us. “But this is normal, this is football, this is because United have been a strong team for a long time. “For the other teams they play against, it is difficult. “We are young as a team and we don’t have the same importance like United in this moment. “Maybe in 10 years, it will be the same. The history is very important.” last_img

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