Chelsea vs Manchester United

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United: Eden Hazard Strikes To Steer Chelsea Closer To The Premier League Trophy

Eden Hazard scored a 38th minute winner against Manchester United,to take Chelsea closer to the Premier League Title. The Belgian fired the hosts in front shortly before the break in a half largely dominated by Louis van Gaal’s side, who nearly took an early lead through Wayne Rooney. Wayne Rooney should have given the visitors the lead inside four minutes, when Luke Shaw raced forward before pulling the ball back to the edge of the box for Rooney, who had plenty of time and space but could only pull his shot wide of the target. United dominated the majority of the game and it wasn’t until the 38th minute until Chelsea had a shot on target which ultimately turned out to be the winner. John Terry outmuscled Radamel Falcao off the ball and played it to Fabregas who played the ball to Oscar,the Brazilian produced a delightful backheel through the middle for Hazard, and the Belgian charged into the area […] Read more »

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Chelsea FC vs Manchester United- Team News, Tactics, Lineups And Prediction

CHELSEA FC v MANCHESTER UNITED Stamford Bridge, London 18th April, 16:30 GMT Chelsea host Manchester United for a mouth-watering clash on Saturday. A point or more for Chelsea will seal the fate of the Premier League this season. A win for Manchester United, on the other hand will make the title race wide open. Both the teams are in sublime form with Manchester United on a dream run of six-game winning streak. The fans can expect a brilliant game with two of the most tactical minds in world football clashing. Team News And Tactical Brief Chelsea Chelsea will head into this crucial home tie against Manchester United without star striker Diego Costa upfront. Costa suffered a hamstring injury against Stoke City on April 4th and has been out of action since then. He was not a part of Chelsea’s squad in their 1-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers last weekend. In the absence of the Spanish forward, Jose Mourinho would […] Read more »

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Chelsea FC Team News – Loic Remy Set To Start In Crunch Tie With Manchester United

Top goalscorer Diego Costa could make his Chelsea return next week when the Blues travel to Arsenal Manager Jose Mourinho confirmed before their match against United. The Spaniard has been out of action since the start of the month when he lasted just 12 minutes in the 2-1 win over Stoke at Stamford Bridge. It was initially feared that Costa wouldn’t return until the game against Crystal Palace on May 3rd, however the striker is now expected to return much earlier and according to Jose Mourinho could be in contention of facing the Gunners at Emirates. Mourinho said on Costa,”He is progressing very well. He has a chance for next weekend. Our target was for Diego to play our last four matches and Arsenal is the sixth from the end, so if he doesn’t play it’s not a problem but things are going so well he has a chance.” “He’s training and he starts with the rest of the squad […] Read more »

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Manchester United Team News – Injury Crisis Could See Rooney Start In Holding Midfield

Wayne Rooney may have to shift back to a midfield role at Stamford Bridge on Saturday night after Michael Carrick and Daley Blind were two of four Manchester United players ruled out of the clash with Chelsea. Centre-backs Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo will also miss the trip to the Premier League leaders, and with Jonny Evans completing his six-match ban, Louis van Gaal described it as “the worst scenario”. Jones and Blind, who was injured by Vincent Kompany’s controversial challenge in the Manchester derby last weekend, both have ankle injuries while Carrick has a problem in his calf and Rojo later reported a stomach muscle problem. ‘I have to tell that we have four injuries who played the last match so that’s not so good for us,’ said Van Gaal. ‘We had very good hope that we should recover two of the four but it’s not like that. Carrick is out and Rojo is out, but also Blind and […] Read more »

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Reading Vs Arsenal – Team News, Tactics, Lineups And Predictions

Reading will face Arsenal in the semifinal of the FA Cup at the Wembley stadium, and everyone involved will certainly have the 7-5 League Cup game that happened not too long ago between the two sides in mind. For Reading, the FA Cup is the only good thing to look forward to, with them battling at the wrong end of the Championship table. Upsetting the form team of the English Premier League would give their season a fillip and a Wembley final showdown is definitely an enticing enough reward to put their full effort in the game. Read more »