Thomas Tuchel and his Chelsea side will welcome Olé Gunnar Solskjær’s Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in the Premier League as they both look to get their seasons back on track with a win. In their last six Premier League games, Manchester United have only been able to secure just one win; drawing three and losing one in the process. The unstable results have almost dashed their hopes of catching league leaders Manchester City.
Chelsea, on the other hand, are currently on a rich run of form as they continue to hotten the chase for a top-four finish under manager Thomas Tuchel. Since the German manager arrived at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have continued to grow in strength and confidence especially following a huge 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid I’m the first leg of their round of 16 tie on Tuesday night.
Tuchel has brought about defensive comportment and attacking stability since joining Chelsea; something the Blues lacked before his arrival. Their fine form has seen them avoid defeat in as many as eight games in all competitions, winning six and drawing just two of the lot. Out of those eight games, they have kept an impressive six clean sheets.
Manchester United have kept three clean sheets against Chelsea in their last three games and have also won three of the last six, drawing the remaining three. The Red Devils are the only team yet to taste defeat away from home in the Premier League this season.
Chelsea (3-5-2): Edouard Mendy; Antonio Rudiger; Andreas Christensen; Cesar Azpilicueta; Marcus Alonso; Mateo Kovacic; Jorginho; Callum Hudson-Odoi; Mason Mount, Timo Werner; Olivier Giroud.
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): David de Gea; Luke Shaw; Victor Lindelof; Harry Maguire; Aaron Wan-Bissaka; Nemanja Matic; Fred; Bruno Fernandes; Antony Martial; Mason Greenwood; Marcus Rashford.