The Manchester derby is just one of the highlights of a feast of live football coming to Sky Sports during the festive period.
Sky Sports has announced 21 Premier League live games to be broadcast between December 1 and January 2 with all 20 Premier League teams to be shown at least once in that time.
A stand-out clash sees champions Manchester City take on bitter rivals Manchester United in a lunchtime kick-off at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday December 9.
Other key dates include a Boxing Day double-header featuring Tottenham's trip to Aston Villa and Liverpool's visit to Stoke plus two live games on New Year's Day with West Brom facing Fulham and Southampton hosting Arsenal.
Sky Sports has also announced nine new live Football League fixtures, including a big Boxing Day showdown between Nottingham Forest and Leeds.
Newly-announced Premier League fixtures:
Sat Dec 1: West Ham v Chelsea (12.45pm)
Sun Dec 2: Norwich v Sunderland (4pm)
Mon Dec 3: Newcastle v Wigan (8pm)
Sun Dec 9: Man City v Man Utd (1.30pm)
Sun Dec 9: West Ham v Liverpool (4pm)
Mon Dec 10: Fulham v Newcastle (8pm)
Sat Dec 15: Newcastle v Man City (12.45pm)
Sun Dec 16: Tottenham v Swansea (1.30pm)
Sun Dec 16: West Brom v West Ham (4pm)
Mon Dec 17: Reading v Arsenal (8pm)
Sat Dec 22: Wigan v Arsenal (12.45pm)
Sun Dec 23: Swansea v Man Utd (1.30pm)
Sun Dec 23: Chelsea v Aston Villa (4pm)
Wed Dec 26: Aston Villa v Tottenham (5.30pm)
Wed Dec 26: Stoke v Liverpool (7.45pm)
Sat Dec 29: Sunderland v Tottenham (12.45pm)
Sun Dec 30: Everton v Chelsea (1.30pm)
Sun Dec 30: QPR v Liverpool (4pm)
Tue Jan 1: West Brom v Fulham (12.45pm)
Tue Jan 1: Southampton v Arsenal (5.30pm)
Wed Jan 2: Newcastle v Everton (8pm)
Newly-announced Football League fixtures:
Fri Nov 30: Huddersfield v Leeds (7.45pm)
Sat Dec 1: Leicester v Derby (5.20pm)
Fri Dec 7: Blackburn v Cardiff (7.45pm)
Sat Dec 8: Wolves v Birmingham (5.20pm)
Sat Dec 15: Barnsley v Sheff Weds (5.20pm)
Fri Dec 21: Blackpool v Wolves (7.45pm)
Sat Dec 22: Crystal Palace v Huddersfield (5.20pm)
Wed Dec 26: Nottm Forest v Leeds (12.15pm)
Sat Dec 29: Brighton v Watford (5.20pm)
Sky Sports is showing 115 live Premier League matches during the 2012-13 season, with every match available in HD and many in 3D. Sky Sports viewers will also enjoy more than 129 live UEFA Champions League matches, 75 live games from across all three npower Football League divisions, Capital One Cup fixtures and international fixtures.
Sky Sports viewers with Sky Go will be able to enjoy all this live football, wherever they want on PC, laptop, iPhone, iPad and compatible Android phones. Support programming including Soccer AM, Gillette Soccer Saturday, Goals on Sunday and Sunday Supplement as well as Sky Sports News HD are also available on Sky Go.