MANCHESTER UNITED vs CHELSEA – PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE!
- Manchester United can win three consecutive top-flight home games against Chelsea for the first time since 1957
- United have lost seven of their past nine competitive games for the first time since September to October 1962
- Manchester United have played 527 minutes in all competitions since their last goal from open play
- Chelsea have lost six of their seven Premier League fixtures away to sides in the top half of the table this season
Manchester United XI: de Gea, Young, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw, Ander Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Lukaku, Rashford
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Higuain, Hazard
Manchester United XI: de Gea, Young, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw, Ander Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Lukaku, Rashford.
Subs: Sanchez, Martial, Andreas Pereira, Rojo, Romero, Darmian, McTominay.
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Higuain, Hazard.
Subs: Barkley, Pedro, Loftus-Cheek, Caballero, Giroud, Zappacosta, Christensen.
Referee: Martin Atkinson
MANCHESTER UNITED vs CHELSEA – TEAM NEWS
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger should shake off his knee injury in time. N’Golo Kante remains a doubt due to a rib injury suffered in Monday’s 2-2 draw with Burnley, while Callum Hudson-Odoi is a long-term absentee after Achilles surgery.
Ander Herrera could return for Manchester United after missing the last six games with a hamstring injury. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed goalkeeper David De Gea will keep his place despite poor recent form. Midfielder Scott McTominay missed Wednesday’s derby defeat after failing a fitness test and is again a doubt along with defender Phil Jones.
Last season: Man Utd 2 Chelsea 1, Chelsea 1 Man Utd 0
Last five league matches: Man Utd W L W L L; Chelsea W W W L D
Top scorers (all competitions): Paul Pogba (Man Utd) 16; Eden Hazard (Chelsea) 19
Referee: Martin Atkinson (W Yorkshire)