Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Premier League – Match Preview

Chelsea will look to pile the pressure on former manager Jose Mourinho when his Manchester United side travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Blues have made an excellent start to the season and eased past Southampton 3-0 prior to the international break.

Goals from Eden Hazard, Ross Barkley and Alvaro Morata mean they are joint top of the Premier League.

Manchester United recovered from two goals down to beat Newcastle United in dramatic fashion.

Alexis Sanchez’ stoppage time winner completed the comeback, however United are still well adrift of the top three.

Premier League form: Chelsea W3 D2 L0; Manchester United W3 D1 L1
Premier League top scorers
Chelsea – Eden Hazard 7 goals
Manchester United – Romelu Lukaku 4 goals

Match history
Chelsea have an excellent home record against United, losing just once in the Premier League since 2003!

Chelsea also beat United in the FA Cup final last season, Antonio Conte’s last game in charge of the Blues.

Last five Premier League meetings
Manchester United 2 Chelsea 1 – 25/02/18
Chelsea 1 Manchester United 0 – 05/11/17
Manchester United 2 Chelsea 0 – 16/04/17
Chelsea 4 Manchester United 0 – 23/10/16
Chelsea 1 Manchester United 1 – 07/02/16

Team news
Matteo Kovacic is a doubt having suffered an injury whilst away with Croatia during the international break.

Pedro and Willian will battle it out for the final spot in the Chelsea side which could remain unchanged from the Southampton win.

Sanchez could return to the XI at the expense of Marcus Rashford, with the latter struggling in the win over Newcastle.

Antonio Valencia and Victor Lindelof could start, whilst Nemanja Matic is a big doubt.

Expected starting XI’s
Chelsea (4-3-3): Kepa; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso; Jorginho, Kante, Barkley; Hazard, Giroud, Pedro
Manchester United (4-3-3): De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw; Fred, Fellaini, Pogba; Sanchez, Lukaku, Martial


Result: Chelsea

Correct Score: 3-1

Anytime Goalscorer: Eden Hazard

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