Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview, Team News, Prediction, H2H Results, Livestream: Premier League Gameweek 26
Chelsea face traditional rivals Manchester United in the Premier League. Alley Sport brings Chelsea vs Manchester United preview and the buildup to the thrilling encounter.
Thomas Tuchel is still unbeaten as a Chelsea manager, and is hoping to prove doubters wrong with a statement victory over the Red Devils, strengthen their grip on the European spot after a faltering start to their season. Here is our Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview:
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Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview
Chelsea are a team in form, following their victory over La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid in a crucial away game in the Champions League midweek. The dominant performance which saw a defensive masterclass from the Tuchel side, as Atletico failed to register a single shot on target against a stiff Chelsea defence. Mason Mount has been a phenomenon, with Chelsea finally able to put the pieces of the new look side together. However, their disappointing draw against the Saints showed their flaws, but are looking to win all the 3 points versus the Red Devils.
Ole’s men are back on track with successive dominant victories over Real Sociedad and Newcastle United, as they face Chelsea in a clash impacting the top 4 places. With Manchester City already having a comfortable 10 point lead, title chances have seem to fade away with the Manchester club looking to finish in the second position, after barely making it to the Champions League last season.
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview: Team News
Chelsea continue their match winning formula with a defensive backline of 3 defenders, and new signing goalkeeper E. Mendy being vital to the success of the team. Mason Mount acts in the CAM role, with Werner and Giroud expected to lead the attack. Oliver Giroud scored a magnificent goal and is expected to start again, as Chelsea prepare to welcome Manchester United and Atletico in the coming weeks, the onset of the tough fixture schedule for the Blues.
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview: H2H Results
Chelsea vs Manchester United has always been a thriller, although last time the sides met in the Premier League was a 0-0 draw, with both sides failing to score, and Mendy having an excellent performance against the Red Devils. Last season, Manchester United managed to beat Chelsea 3 times overall, with Chelsea winning against them by knocking them out of the FA Cup.
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview: Prediction
Chelsea are on a winning streak while the Red Devils are on their best season after a long time. It is expected to be a tightly contested encounter with a draw on the cards, due to the fact that both teams are currently in form, and the significance of this clash- affecting the race for the European qualification in the Champions League for the next season. Chelsea could snatch away a win if they take up their chances, while Manchester United have the ability to quickly change the game on the counter attack, setting up an interesting tie.
Chelsea vs Manchester United Livestream
Premier League matches will be broadcasted in India by Star Sports network, while fans also have the option of streaming the game from the Disney+ Hotstar app, Sunday 28/02 from 10:00 PM IST. Fans in the UK can watch this match on Sky Sports UK Sunday 28/02 from 4:30 PM BST. What is your Chelsea predicted score vs Manchester United?
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