Manchester United will look to revive their derailing season in the premier league when they travel to London to face a high-flying Chelsea side.
CHELSEA RESULTS, STATS, SQUAD
Thomas Tuchels’ side has been solid and entertaining to watch this season. They are now unbeaten in their last ten matches in all competitions. Their last premier league outing was a comfortable 3-0 victory against Leicester City. The Blues remain top of the premier league standings with 29 points from their opening 12 games having scored 30 goals and conceded a league-low four goals all season. Chelsea are off a remarkable 4-0 win over Juventus in the champions league. Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James, Timo Werner, and Callum Hudson-Odoi all struck to confirm their place in the last-16 of the tournament. Defender Ben Chilwell, N’Golo Kante, and Mateo Kovacic are ruled out with injuries. Kai Havertz and Romelu Lukaku are fit enough to start from the bench.
MANCHESTER UNITED RESULTS, STATS, SQUAD
Manchester United has underperformed as a team this season. They have clearly struggled with results and performance-wise. Disappointing results against Liverpool, Man City, and Watford led to the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solksjaer. Interim manager Michael Carrick led the Red Devils to a much-needed 2-0 Champions League win over Villarreal in midweek to book their spot in the knockout rounds. Manchester United has lost five of their last seven premier league games and have failed to win back-to-back games on the road in all competitions this season. Defender Raphael Varane, Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani, and Mason Greenwood are all ruled out with injuries. Harry Maguire is suspended and unavailable.
CHELSEA VS MANCHESTER UNITED STATS, ODDS, PREDICTION
Chelsea have won eight of their last 10 games in all competitions, with two draws. The Blues have been very solid defensively with seven clean sheets in their last nine games. Manchester United have lost two of their last three away games in the premier league. Their defensive frailities has been clear to see as they are with just three clean sheets in their last 27 games. We are backing a narrow win for Chelsea.
ACCUMULATOR TIP: MAN UTD OVER 0.5 TEAM GOALS