Premier League Preview: Chelsea vs Manchester United


Man United and Chelsea have been the top two teams in the Premier League over the past few seasons, tomorrow they go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea is the on form team and they will be very dangerous, especially up front tomorrow. Man United on the other hand haven’t been in the best of form and are looking shaky, especially at the back.

A great stat for tomorrow is that Chelsea haven’t lost at home this season and only one away team has managed to score at Stamford Bridge. Hull City scored on the 15th August 2009 in a 2-1 loss at the Bridge and since then, an away team hasn’t scored there.
Man United have scored 14 away goals in all competition’s, which isn’t bad but five of those came against Wigan Athletic.

It is going to be an incredibly tough game tomorrow and with the form they have been in, Chelsea are rightly favourites. That isn’t such as bad thing, many people are predicting a Chelsea win, less pressure for United, more pressure for Chelsea.

United have not won at Stamford Bridge since 2002 but until last season, not many teams had. It would be the perfect game for the United players to step-up and start hitting some form.

Team News-
Chelsea do have Yury Zhirkov and John Mikel Obi after they have recovered from injuries.
The only player Chelsea will be without is Jose Bosingwa who may need surgery on his knee injury.

Man United-
United will be without Rio Ferdinand, Danny Welbeck, Ji-Sung Park and Owen Hargreaves. The good news is that Dimitar Berbatov and Nemanja Vidic return from injury. There is a chance that Ryan Giggs could play, it is thought that he has recovered enough from an ankle injury.
We will be without Gary Neville who is suspended but I don’t think he would have played anyway.

Man United team prediction-
Edwin Van Der Sar, John O’Shea, Nemanja Vidic, Jonny Evans, Patrice Evra, Antonio Valencia, Michael Carrick, Darren Fletcher, Luis Nani, Dimitar Berbatov and Wayne Rooney.

Score line prediction-
Heart- Chelsea 1-2 Manchester United. Head- Chelsea 2-1 Manchester United.

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