In-form Chelsea will face Manchester United in what could be a title decider for Chelsea. The game will be played at Old Trafford and will start at 8:30 pm IST (Indian time). Chelsea is currently sitting at the top of the points table and is 4 points clear of second placed Tottenham with one game in hand. The competition has increased for the top of the points table as both the side are ready to win the EPL trophy.
Tottenham coach has already told the players to be ready for the challenge in case Chelsea drops the points in the next few matches. The fight will also intensify with only 7 games remain in the competition for each team. This match will also be very crucial for Manchester United who is placed at 6th position in the points table. They are six points behind the 4th placed Liverpool and they also have two games in hand.
Chelsea would love to win the match and maintain their 7 point lead over second placed Tottenham. They are in very good form as they had beaten Manchester city and Bournemouth in their last two games. They have not game any opportunity to their opponents in the last two games. Chelsea would be happy considering the form of their player. Hazard is in superb form this season as he has scored 14 goals till now in the premier league. Costa has also been in great form for Chelsea as he has netted 17 goals so far in the season.The main reason for this great run of form for Chelsea is their
The main reason for this great run of form for Chelsea is their defence. All the defenders are in good form and have helped Chelsea keep the attackers of another team at bay. In this match, David Luiz will have to step up to stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic from scoring the goal. Chelsea would be hoping that Thibaut Courtois could keep the clean sheet in this game.
On the other hand, Manchester United are coming from playing a draw against a lowly ranked side in Europa League. They would be certainly disappointed with their performance in the last game. Now, it’s time to focus on the premier league for the player where the champions league place is at stake on the side.
The top two teams, Chelsea and Tottenham are way ahead of the rest of the teams and will surely qualify for the Champions league next season. But, the two places are still remaining and there is the tough fight between Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton, Manchester united, Arsenal for the remaining two position. Manchester United will be under lots of pressure after failing to close out games in their recent matches.
In the same fixture between this two side earlier in the season, Chelsea beat Manchester United which would give them lot’s of confidence in this match also.
Manchester United vs Chelsea Live Streaming (India)
The live telecast of the game will be available on Star Sports select HD while online viewers can catch Manchester United vs Chelsea live streaming on Hotstar
Prediction: Considering the forms and quality of players that Chelsea has they should be able to win the match by 2-1.