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Chelsea vs Manchester United preview: Head-to-head, form, team news, predicted line-ups, when and where to watch

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Chelsea vs Manchester United preview: Head-to-head, form, team news, predicted line-ups, when and where to watch

Chelsea welcome Manchester United in game week 13 of the 2020/21 Premier League.

The Blues are currently at the top of the table and are enjoying a fine run of form.

United are in a contrasting position and recently parted ways with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Chelsea are expected to win the match at Stamford Bridge.

Head-to-Head

Chelsea won: 55

Drawn: 53

Manchester United won: 81

Form

Chelsea: WWDWW

Manchester United: WLLDW

Team News

Chelsea were dealt a major blow in their 4-0 win over Juventus after Ben Chilwell was taken off injured.

While no official confirmation has been given over the extent of the injury, Chilwell will miss out against United.

Mateo Kovacic and Kai Havertz are unlikely to feature as they continue to recover from their injuries.

Timo Werner is back and could start up front, while Romelu Lukaku may make the bench.

N’Golo Kante is 50/50 for the match.

United will be without their suspended captain Harry Maguire.

Raphael Varane is expected to miss out as he recovers from his injury, while Mason Greenwood contracted coronavirus and is doubtful.

Paul Pogba is out for the rest of the year, and Luke Shaw is also a doubt.

Predicted Line-Ups

Chelsea: Edouard Mendy, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Jorginho, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner.

Manchester United: David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Alex Telles, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho, Cristiano Ronaldo.

When and where to watch

Sky Sports will start live coverage from Stamford Bridge from 4.00 pm on Sunday.

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