Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Premier League – Match Preview

Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge on Sunday as his Manchester United side travel to his former employers Chelsea.

Chelsea recorded a much needed success away at Bournemouth last time out, thanks to an Eden Hazard winner.

In the Champions League though they were thrashed away at Roma, however remain well placed to qualify.

Manchester United eased past Benfica in the same competition to record a fourth win in four group matches.

Anthony Martial’s late strike helped United to all three points as they beat Tottenham in the Premier League last time out.

Premier League form: Chelsea W3 D0 L2; Manchester United W3 D1 L1
Premier League top scorers
Chelsea – Alvaro Morata 6 goals
Manchester United – Romelu Lukaku 7 goals

Match history
Chelsea thrashed United 4-0 in the meeting last year, with Pedro scoring inside of 30 seconds!

United got revenge at Old Trafford, winning 2-0, with Marcus Rashford opening the scoring.

Last five Premier League meetings
Manchester United 2 Chelsea 0 – 16/04/17
Chelsea 4 Manchester United 0 – 23/10/16
Chelsea 1 Manchester United 1 – 07/02/16
Manchester United 0 Chelsea 0 – 28/12/15
Chelsea 1 Manchester United 0 – 18/04/15

Under 2.5 goals – 8/13 with Bet 365

Team news
N’Golo Kante wasn’t risked in Rome during the week and therefore should return for the Blues on Sunday.

Victor Moses remains out injured, meaning Davide Zappacosta will feature from right wing back.

Manchester United will again be without Paul Pogba, meaning Ander Herrera will continue in midfield.

Nemanja Matic returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time since leaving Chelsea for United in the summer.

Expected starting XI’s
Chelsea (3-4-2-1): Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill; Zappacosta, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso; Hazard, Pedro; Morata
Manchester United (3-5-2): De Gea; Bailly, Smalling, Jones; Valencia, Matic, Herrera, Mata, Young; Rashford, Lukaku

Predictions

Result: Chelsea (11/8 with Sky Bet)

Correct Score: 1-0 (7/1 with Sky Bet)

Anytime Goalscorer: Alvaro Morata (7/5 with Bet 365)

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