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Chelsea vs Manchester United: Match Preview


Chelsea is set to face off against Man Utd at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night.

Both teams are entering the match following disappointing draws in the Premier League.

Chelsea is currently positioned in the lower half of the table(11th), while Man Utd is striving for a surprising top-four finish(6th).

Chelsea has been unable to clinch a win against Man Utd in their past 12 Premier League matches, marking their longest winless run against their rivals.

Man Utd is aiming to achieve only their second Premier League double over Chelsea, having previously defeated the Blues both at home and away in the 2019/20 season.

That particular season not only saw the red devil’s last victory at Stamford Bridge but was also one of only six wins they secured in total since the league was rebranded in 1992.

Amad is back in the Manchester United squad after his one-game suspension, missing the draw at Brentford.
Casemiro and Maguire made appearances against Brentford and might start this time.
Unfortunately, Lindelof and Martinez are sidelined with Varane’s status uncertain after being substituted early at the Gtech Community Stadium.
Bayindir, Evans, Malacia, Martial, and Shaw have been absent recently and are all out of the game.

However, for the Blues, Wesley Fofana, Ugochukwu Lavia and, James, Nkunku, are out for a while. Chilwell, Chukwuemeka, Colwill, and Sanchez are dealing with fitness issues. Their availability will be determined on passing a late fitness test.

Time and date: 7:15pm local time on Thursday April 4, 2024

Venue: Stamford Bridge, London


Predicted Chelsea (4-2-3-1):  Petrovic, Gusto, Disasi, Badiashile, Cucurella; Caicedo, Fernandez; Palmer, Gallagher, Sterling; Jackson

Predicted Man Utd (4-2-3-1): Onana, Dalot, Evans, Maguire, Wan-Bissaka; Casemiro, Mainoo; Garnacho, Fernandes, Rashford; Hojlund


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