Have Man Utd gotten over their defeat?

Premier League: Chelsea – Manchester United (Sunday, 17:30)

Sunday sees Man Utd take on perhaps their most-onerous challenge yet: Chelsea, who have not lost in six games. While Chelsea enter this match buzzing with self-confidence after their 3-0 victory over Leicester City, Manchester United had to swallow a 1-4 defeat recently.

Chelsea are ranked first in the league with 29 points. Host club have a defence that has been tissue-thin this season, with the side being forced to accept four goals in their net. Chelsea managed nine wins and two draws, alongside a defeat. Chelsea have been on a good roll recently, with 13 points in their last five games.

Man Utd sit in the middle of the table, having compiled 17 points in 12 games. Visiting team have five wins, five losses, and two draws on their account. It has only been once in their last five games that Manchester United have walked victorious from the pitch.

It will be the offence of Chelsea that is giving Man Utd sleepless nights. On average, the former have managed an average of more than two goals per game this season. Chelsea will find themselves challenged by Manchester United, who have three wins, two losses, and a draw on the road. 27 yellow cards this season suggest that Man Utd like to meet finesse with force. How Chelsea will respond remains to be seen.

Chelsea expect to come away with three points from their match against Manchester United.


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