The Blue’s impressive run continued on Saturday evening, as they once again demonstrated their attacking abilities on route to victory against Burnley. Their lack of defensive solidity doesn’t seem to be hampering Frank Lampard’s men, who’ve now won each of their last seven in all competitions.
The Red Devils on the other hand have struggled a bit on the road, winning just one out of five travelling Premier League matches. They won the last contest with Chelsea convincingly but since then things have changed and they will be facing a more confident hosts.
Chelsea have shown more than United in terms of both creativity and end-product, so much so that they look a good bet to get the job done. They have won all their last five in all competitions whilst Manchester United have won just one of their last five away games. You can back a Home Win at odds of 1.90.
Both teams have found the back of the net in three of Chelsea’s last five outings and the same is true for two of Manchester United’s last three outings. There is good value in backing Both Teams to Score and you can do that at odds of 1.70.
Chelsea have a huge appetite for goals and Manchester United seem to have rediscovered their goal scoring form if the trip to Norwich is anything to go by. The Blues have seen Over 2.5 Goals in three of their last five outings and you can back that at odds of 1.85.
Chelsea continue to be without Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Andreas Christensen. Having been on the bench at the weekend, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi are likely to start.
Diogo Dalot, Paul Pogba, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Eric Bailly remain out for United. Nemanja Matic is also unlikely to feature. After coming off the bench last time out, Jesse Lingard and Mason Greenwood should start.
Chelsea: Caballero, James, Zouma, Tomori, Emerson, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Pulisic, Batshuayi, Hudson-Odoi.
Manchester United: Romero, Lindelof, Maguire, Jones, Wan-Bissaka, Fred, McTominay, Lingard, Martial, Rashford.