Manchester United vs. Chelsea Match Analysis and Prediction

The quest for number 4 in the English Premier League still continues this weekend when Manchester United hosts Chelsea at the Old Trafford. The match which is scheduled to be played on Sunday 28th April 2019 will bring together two teams which have experienced dipping performances as the Premier League heads in its final stages. The match will kickoff at 16:30GMT.

Manchester United started performing well when Ole Gunnar Solskjær took the mantle at Old Trafford as the caretaker manager. However, since he was confirmed as the coach, things have gone south for them. With their latest Premier League match against Man City ending 2-0 and the match before ending 4-0 in Favor of Everton. With number four having seemed within grasp, now it seems miles away for the Red Devils. Going forward, the Red Devils need to reset their performance switch to factory settings. At number 6, things do not seem bright for them.

Chelsea on the other hand has likewise seen bad days of recent days. Having started the season with a thud with the Phrase “Sarri Ball” being the order of the day, things have gone south for them as the Premier League gears towards its final touches. At number 4, they are just one point above Arsenal who has one game at hand. With their dismal performance of late, you can’t count on them to defeat Manchester United at the Old Trafford.

Both teams have to reset their performance switch. They have had their bad days of recent days. Seeing the two initially front runners in the English Premier frontrunners fighting for number 4 in the table rankings shows how their fortunes have changed. With their most recent performances, we are tempted to put our money for the match to end in a draw.

Manchester United vs. Chelsea Head to Head

The two teams have crashed a record of 56 times with Manchester winning 16 times. Chelsea on the other hand has managed 22 wins while 18 of the matches have ended in a draw. A look into the two teams 8 most recent meetings, here is how things turned out:

  • Chelsea 02- Manchester United
  • Chelsea 2-2 Manchester United
  • Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United
  • Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea
  • Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United
  • Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United
  • Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea
  • Chelsea 4-0 Manchester United

Goals Scored

Team News

With Luis Antonio Valencia back in training after a long absence due to a calf injury, Manchester United can have a sigh of relieve. Ander Herrera has also been seen back in training and is ready for action if called upon. Eric Bailly Bertrand, Phil Jones and Marouane Fellaini’s services are however unavailable due to injuries.

Chelsea has 4 of its players whose services are out of reach due to injuries. These players include; Eden Hazard, Marco van Ginkel, Daniel Drinkwater, Jamal Blackman, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ethan Ampadu.

Prediction and Odds

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The number 4 slot is still open for both teams. Saturday’s match will perhaps determine who will have to be contended with a Europa League slot next season. Manchester United who has dipped in performance of late is looking forward to returning to the winning ways at the Theatre of Dreams. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:

  • Under 1.5 goals
  • Both teams to score
  • The match to end in a draw

 

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