Manchester United V Chelsea: English Premier League Match, Team News, Goal Scorers and Stats

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Date :Sunday 11th August
Time:4:30pm
Stadium Old Trafford
Referee Anthony Taylor (England)
Goal Scorer:

Team News:

Manchester United
Manchester United did not lose any of the last three H2H clashes with Chelsea, as they recorded a win and two draws. Prior to that the the visiting sides lost six consecutive meetings and were able to score just a single goal. Two of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends. The last Chelsea victory at Old Trafford dates back to 2013, or six matches ago. The Blues’ have been unable to score more than one goal in any of the last seven matches held in Manchester, while United’s best outcome for the same period is two goals in a game.
Missing players Manchester United: Eric Bailley is injured. Paul Pogba is under question.

Chelsea
Chelsea have only lost one of last 20 opening weekend fixtures in the Premier League (16 wins, three draws).
Frank Lampard reported in his press conference on Friday that he will make a late decision on N'Golo Kante. The boss added the game will probably come too soon for Willian, and possibly Toni Rudiger who has returned to training this week.
Christian Pulisic is in line for a Blues bow following his summer arrival from Borussia Dortmund. The 20-year-old American has featured wide-left in our recent pre-season outings and could start up against United’s big summer signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Mason Mount will also be making his first competitive Chelsea appearance if the 20-year-old is selected, following 11 years training at the club. Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham both appeared off the bench at the end of 2015/16 season.
Missing players Chelsea: Antonio Rudiger, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi are out injured.