CHELSEA V MANCHESTER UNITED MATCH PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS 20TH OCTOBER 2018

TIME: 14.30

 

The English Premier League returns after the international break in matchday 9 with Premier League heavyweights Chelsea and Man United clashing in a heavily anticipated clash both bitter rivals keen to get the job done.

Chelsea, in particular, will be keen to get the job done to make a title statement in front of their native London faithful in the big match,

The Blues head into the clash in high spirits after thrashing Southampton 3-0 away from home in their lastest prior to the international break and more of the same should please their fans to fuel their resurging form.

Maurizio Sarri guided Chelsea side are currently in decent form heading into the clash after managing three wins and two draws in their last five matches prior to the clash.

The Londoners currently lie second in the English Premier League standings with 20 points from eight matches and are yet to taste a defeat in the Premier League.

Beleaguered Manchester United hit the road to London hoping to stage an upset and sneaking away with the maximum points in what will prove to be an uphill task.

The Red Devils despite their mediocre form head into the clash in high spirits after staging a two-goal down come back against to bag the maximum points at their backyard to end their winless streak and more of the same will be their target.

Jose Mourinho charges are currently in deep form despite their recent win they have managed just one win in their last five matches suffering two defeats and registering two draws in the process.

The 20 times English Champions currently lie 8th in the Premier League standings with 13 points from 8 matches.

The hosts will be counting on their super talented Belgian marksman Eden Hazard to continue with his ruthless form in front of goal and fire them past the struggling visitors.

The visitors will be hoping Belgium trigger man Romelu Lukaku continues with his international goalscoring exploits to sink the tricky hosts.

HEAD TO HEAD

Chelsea has won three while Manchester United has won two of the last five matches between the two sides.

TIP

Chelsea win

ODDS

1.72

STAKE

Medium

 

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