Manchester United vs Chelsea
English Premier League
Date: Sunday, 28th April 2019
Kick-off at 16.30 UK/ 17.30 CET
Venue: Old Trafford (Manchester).
Lose this tie, and United is practically out of contention for the Champions League next season. They are currently in the sixth spot, trailing behind Chelsea and the final CL entry by three points. Considering that the Devils are trying to replace the Blues at the fourth position, this match and a win are worth manifold.
Chelsea, meanwhile, needs to be wary of United as well as Arsenal, just one spot and one point below them. With three more match-days to go, it’s shaping up to be one of the best Premier League seasons, and especially, one of the most thrilling.
A win in this fixture will help Chelsea become a major favorite to make it to CL, and for sure they will go after it.
Manchester United vs Chelsea Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last six wins can be split into three each for either team.
- United scored two or more goals in three of the last four games.
- Since 2005, Chelsea has won just twice at this famed venue.
- The reverse fixture of this tie ended in a 2-2 draw.
Manchester United vs Chelsea Prediction
Both teams desperately need this win. For United, it’s a matter of survival. A loss, and it’s almost goodbye to Champions League till 2020, and it would bring their run to eight losses from the last ten games. For Chelsea, a loss will see them concede ground to Arsenal in the race to secure a top-four spot.
As such, expect a fierce game this weekend, and having no other go, both squads would be going in for the kill – a perfect setting for a goal-fest. Expect either team to get in on the scoresheet.
The fact that the venue is Old Trafford will come into play. How hard a time United is having, they will always be a threat at the Theatre of Dreams. After all, they are the Devils.
Moreover, Chelsea has won just twice at this stadium in the last 14 years, and United scored two or more goals in three of the last four h2h encounters. Importantly, Chelsea was held to a 2-2 draw by Manchester in the reverse fixture. Expect the hosts to avoid a loss at any cost.
Manchester United vs Chelsea Betting Tips
Double Chance: Manchester United or Draw @ 1.50 (1/2)
Both Teams to Score @ 1.67 (2/3).