The Blues are undefeated for the last nine matches and are currently sitting at 5th place in the standings.
Whereas the visitors are title challengers and need a win to pile up the pressure on league leaders Manchester City.
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview:
The Blues are in the phenomenal form under their new coach Thomas Tuchel. However, Tuchel has a tough few matches coming up and has to prove himself.
In contrast to this, the Red Devils are also in a great run and are looking to win the Premier League since winning it in the 2012-13 season. However, they are 10 points behind current leaders Manchester City.
Last season, United completed a double win over Chelsea in the league winning 4-0 at home and 2-0 away.
However, the London club are the more confident side after winning a crunch Champions League fixture to Atletico Madrid. In 188 matches played, Chelsea have won 55 whereas Manchester United won 52. Surprisingly, the rest 81 matches ended as draws.
Chelsea form : W D W W W W W D W L
Manchester United form : D W W D W D W D L W
Chelsea vs Manchester United Team News:
Chelsea have lost Thiago Silva to injuries. Tammy Abraham has featured in the training and is expected to be atleast on the bench. The experience of Thiago Silva might have been a key factor. However, Tuchel can now rely on the experienced players Marcos Alonso, Mateo Kovacic, and Olivier Giroud to step up.
In the case of the Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is facing injuries in the form of Phil Jones, Paul Pogba, and Edinson Cavani.
Predicted Line-ups and Score :
Chelsea might field a 3-4-1-2 formation with the possible return of N’Golo Kante in the starting 11.
Solskjaer will field a 4-2-3-1 formation with Donny van Beek expected to be in the starting line-up.
We are predicting a Chelsea victory but just by a narrow margin. None of the goalkeepers would be recieving a clean sheet.
Predicted Score : Chelsea 3-2 Manchester United
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