Neither facet is in propriety as all the edges battling for a third and fourth spot within the league are troubled to select up results with any consistency.
United are coming back off defeats to Everton and Manchester City,
while Chelsea have only one purpose from their last 2 games once defeat to Liverpool and a draw with Burnley.
The reverse fixture this season finished 2-2 at Stamford Bridge, however, United did knock the Blues out of the solfa syllable Cup in February.
Should Arsenal lose once more on the road at Leicester town, United can have the prospect to leapfrog the Gunners in fifth – and move level on points with Chelsea,
with Maurizio Sarri’s facet jactitation aa lot of favorable goal distinction.
After winning fourteen of the primary seventeen matches underneath Ole Gunnar Solskjaer across all competitions,
United’s kind has nose-dived at an interesting rate: Losing seven of their last 9 games.
Will Chelsea heap a lot of misery on recent Trafford once Wednesday’s Manchester lid defeat? Or can Man Utd come to winning ways?
With Phil Jones still to come to full fitness, Solskjaer is ready to call constant back-three/full-back combination that started against Man town in midweekly.
That means that forgotten Matteo Darmian can begin a second match in succession, having solely featured sixfold antecedently all season.
Ander Herrera is additionally set to miss out and Scott McTominay – UN agency was a surprise exclusion from the lid with town – may come to the facet.
Chelsea, meanwhile, are going to be while not Callum Hudson-Odoi once the athlete damaged his mythical being within the draw with Burnley at Stamford Bridge last day trip.
Elsewhere, N’Golo Kante (rib) and Marcos professional dancer (glute injury) ar doubts, however Antonio Rudiger is probably going to be obtainable once a knee downside.
Man Utd XI: De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw; Matic, McTominay, Pogba; Lingard, Lukaku, Rashford
Chelsea XI: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Luiz, Emerson, Kovacic, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Pedro, Higuain, Hazard
Score prediction: Man Utd 1-1 Chelsea
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Manchester United have won their last 2 Premier League home games against Chelsea – they’ve not overwhelmed the Blues in 3 superior games during a row at recent Trafford since Jan 1957 underneath manager Matt shako.
Chelsea have won a lot of Premier League games against United than the other facet have within the competition (18).
United have won 3 of their last six conferences with Chelsea altogether competitions (D1 L2), having didn’t win any of the previous twelve against them (D5 L7).
United have lost 3 games against London sides within the Premier League this season (vs Tottenham, West Ham and Arsenal).
They last lost against a lot of totally different London sides during a single superior campaign back in 1989-90 (Arsenal, Charlton, Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Tottenham).
GOAL! MAN UTD 1-0 CHELSEA (Mata, 11)
Manchester United have been rewarded for their excellent start!
Lukaku clips a delightful pass over the top of the Chelsea defence which picks out Shaw. The full-back pulls the ball back from the byline and it eventually falls for Mata, who has a simple finish from 12 yards.
MAN UTD 1-0 CHELSEA
It’s all square at the break!
Manchester United have been excellent and deservedly led through Juan Mata’s early strike but Chelsea gon in at the break level after Marcos Alonso pounced onDavid de Gea’s error!
All to play for after the break!
GOAL! MAN UTD 1-1 CHELSEA (Alonso, 44)
Chelsea are gifted a way back into the game by De Gea.
Fresh from his error against Manchester City, the Spaniard make a mess of Rudiger’s long-ranger effort.
There’s absolutely no danger as Rudiger blasts the ball goalwards from 30-odd yards but De Gea can only palm the ball down,and Alonso reacts quickest, turning the ball in off the inside of the far post.
MAN UTD 1-1 CHELSEA
57: SAVE! A test for De Gea as Willian fires a low cross into the six yard box. On this occasion De Gea shows good handling at his near post, making a comfortable save in the end.