LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United FT (Premier League)

LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United FT (Premier League)

Chelsea vs Man United will slug it out in a week 26 Premier League match slated for Stamford Bridge.

The Blues lost the reverse fixture by 4-0 at Old Trafford in the early stages of the season and its time for the London club to seek revenge.

Frank Lampard's side are currently fourth on the log, six points above the Red Devils who are in ninth position.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have lost eight out of their 25 Premier League matches, same as Chelsea, but the west London club have recorded 12 wins to United's nine.

Both sides have been inconsistent in the last few matches as Lampard's men have only managed to win one out five league matches.

On the other hand, the Red Devils have also won one out of their last five matches including losses to Arsenal, Liverpool and Burnley.

The Red Devils have a better head-to-head-record with 80 wins to Chelsea's 54, while there have also been 51 draws between the two teams throughout history.

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01’ — Kick off

The match gets underway as Man United with the kick off and are playing from left to right.

03’ — Chelsea settle in the match quickly

Chelsea settle into the match quickly and control possession in the early minutes of the game but Man United sit back to defend.

05’ — Chelsea are initiating the attack

Chelsea build patiently and initiate attack and make the most of the possession as Reece James pulls a shot that goes agonizingly wide in United's goal.

07’ — Man United out of nothing win a corner kick

Man United out of nothing win a corner kick as Bruno Fernandes takes it to locate Harry Maguire but his connecting header could not find a teammate.

09’ — CHANCE!

Willian makes a dashing run and takes a shot from the right, but his effort did not go far away from the post as David De Gea had it covered.

11’ — Early Substitution for Chelsea

N'Golo Kante hobbles off the pitch after a suspected injury as Mason Mount warns up on the touch line to come in for the Frenchman.

13’ — CHANCE for Man United

Lovely interchange between Bruno Fernandes and Fred as the Brazilian makes an attempt on goal but his shot was blocked.

15’ — Chelsea 0-0 Man United

Still 0-0 at Stamford Bridge but Chelsea have created the better chances in the opening 15 minutes of the match.

20’ — Harry Maguire allegedly catches Batshuayi with the boots

Harry Maguire allegedly catches Mitchy Batshuayi with the boots in an off the ball incident as the referee rules out the possibility of a red card.

25’ — CHANCE!

Mason Mount makes a lovely cut back to Mitchy Batshuayi who should have scored but puts the ball wide. Lucky escape for Man United.

30’ — United win a corner

Man United win a corner kick as Bradon William makes a good run from midfield. Corner taken and the ball falls kindly for Bruno Fernandes but could not direct his shot towards goal.

35’ — CHANCE!

Ceasare Azpilicueta squeezes his way into the 18-yard box but a timely intervention by Aaron Wan Bissaka puts the ball into touch for a corner.

36’ — Willian gets in the book

Willian gets yellow carded after he tries to deceive the referee as he went down easily on a challenge from Bruno Fernandes.

37’ — CHANCE for Martial

Anthony Martial makes a promising run down the right and shoots with his right-foot but the ball goes agonizingly wide.

40’ — Chelsea 0-0 Man United

Chelsea 0-0 Man United. A goal is yet to be scored in the match as both sides have been cagey in the entire match.

45’ — Second half begins

Chelsea begin the second period as the show more intent in canceling Man United's advantage at the Bridge.

45’ — The referee blows the half time whistle

The referee blows the half time whistle as the Red Devils undeservedly go into the break with a 1-0 lead. Chelsea has been the better side but it does not reflect in the scoreline.

45’ — GOOOOOAAAL!

Anthony Martial gets a glancing header from Aaron Wan Bissaka's cross as the ball goes beyond Willy Caballero into the far corner to make it 1-0. Brilliant technique from the Frenchman.

47’ — Rudiger is shown a yellow card

Antonio Rudiger is shown a yellow card for simulation to become Chelsea's second player to get into the referee's book.

50’ — Chelsea 0-1 Man United

Man United still hold the advantage at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea seek to cancel the deficit.

55’ — GOOOOAAAAL! but VAR rules Zouma's goal out

Kurt Zouma's side foots the ball home from a corner kick but the VAR spots a push on Barndon William bu Azpilicueta in the box.

63’ — United win a free kick in a dangerous position

Man United win a free kick just outside the penalty area. Bruno Fernandes takes it as it comes off the post. It should have been 2-0 but a narrow escape for Chelsea.

65’ — GOOOOOAAAAAAL!

Harry Maguire with a brilliant header from a Bruno Fernandes' corner kick as he make it 2-0 to Man United.

67’ — SUBSTITUTION!

Mitchy Batshuayi is taken off for Olivier Giroud. Chelsea showing the urgency to get goals through the out of favour Frenchman.

69’ — CHANCE for United again

Maguire is located in the box from a set piece as he flicks the header but a defensive clearance from Azpilicueta.

71’ — Chelsea win a free kick in a promising position

Chelsea win a free kick in a promising position but Reece James could not direct his cross to find his teammate.

73’ — CHANCE for Chelsea

Olivier Giroud gives a deaf touch to Matteo Kovacic but Eric Bailly makes a vital tackle to put the ball into touch.

76’ — GOOOOOAAAL! But VAR disallows Olivier Giroud's goal

Mason Mount produces a good delivery as Olivier Giroud scores with the diving header but the VAR spot the Frenchman's toe in an offside position. Goal not given. Brando Williams is shown a yellow card.

77’ — Yellow Card

Aaron Wan Bissaka is shown a yellow card for violent behaviour on Azipilicueta. Temoers are beginning to boil over. Andreas Pereira comes in for Daniel James.

85’ — Chelsea 0-2 Man United

Man United with a two-goal cushion as we approach the last five minutes at the Bridge.

89’ — Mason Mount hitsvthe post

Mason Mount's free kick hits the post as Man United quick to make a defensive clearance. Odion Ighalo comes in for Anthony Martial.

90’ — Ighalo has just five minutes to show the stuff he is made of

Ighalo has just five minutes to show the stuff he is made of as he immediately gets into the thick of things. Diogo Jota comes in for Bruno Fernandes.

90’ — Ighalo's CHANCE!

Odion Ighalo was put through by Fred as he shoots but hits Caballero on his foot. The Nigerian striker would have made a dream start to his spell with Man United.

90’ — Referee ends the game

Referee ends the game as Man United record famous victory over their rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. 2-0 it ended.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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