Chelsea vs Manchester United
England- Premier League
Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Stamford Bridge (London).
Chelsea will look to avenge the 4-0 defeat they suffered on the opening day of the season when they host Manchester United on Monday night.
The Blues occupy the fourth Champions League qualifying spot but a recent run of one win in five league games, including no victories in their last three, has seen Tottenham close the gap to one point.
United have struggled for consistency all season and are also without a win in three but victory at Stamford Bridge would move them within three points of the Blues.
Chelsea vs Manchester United Head to head (h2h)
- Their last clash saw Manchester United pick up a 2-1 win.
- Three of their past five meetings have featured over 2.5 goals on the charts.
- Both teams have found the back of the net together in half of their previous eight games.
- Only two of their last ten fixtures have finished as a tie.
- Manchester United have registered the win five times in their past fifteen matchups. (W-5, D-5, L-5)
Chelsea team news and predicted line-up
Frank Lampard’s biggest decision will be whether to stick with Willy Caballero in goal or reinstate Kepa Arrizabalaga who was dropped for the draw with Leicester.
Tammy Abraham will have a late fitness test but should start, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Christian Pulisic and Marco van Ginkel are still unavailable.
Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Caballero; James, Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Abraham, Hudson-Odoi
Manchester United team news and predicted line-up
January signing Odion Ighalo is in the squad after his loan move from China and could make his debut.
Manchester United have a number of injury problems with Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay all out.
January signing Bruno Fernandes is likely to make his second start for the club after making his debut in the draw against Wolves last time out.
Predicted lineup (4-2-3-1): Dea Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams; Fred, Matic; James, Fernandes, Greenwood; Martial
All odds within this article correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Last Five Games of CHE:
D LEI 2-2 CHE
W HUL 1-2 CHE
D CHE 2-2 ARS
L NEW 1-0 CHE
W CHE 3-0 BUR
Last Five Games of MUN:
D MUN 0-0 WOLV
W MNC 1-0 MUN
W TRN 0-6 MUN
L MUN 0-2 BUR
L LIV 2-0 MUN
Head to Head Record:
CHE 1-2 MUN
MUN 4-0 CHE
MUN 1-1 CHE
CHE 0-2 MUN
CHE 2-2 MUN