Chelsea vs Manchester Utd (LIVE UPDATES): Mourinho faces crunch test as Sarri chases record at Stamford Bridge

Eden Hazard and Alexis Sanchez. [PHOTO CREDIT:]
Eden Hazard and Alexis Sanchez. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

After narrowly escaping defeat in his last outing against Newcastle United, Jose Mourinho has a sterner test this weekend as he leads his stuttering Manchester United team to Stanford Bridge to face in-form Chelsea.

Since his exit from London, Mourinho hasn’t had it so good against his former employers with his recent visits to the Bridge ending in 4-0 and 1-0 losses respectively.

With confidence at his lowest ebb for United, many expect Chelsea to continue in their own rich run of form in this weekend’s star fixture.

Victory in the early kick off will see Chelsea pull away to solely occupy the top spot on the Premier League standings.

Also, Maurizio Sarri will be seeking to become the first Chelsea manager to remain unbeaten in his first nine Premier League games and only the second in Premier League history.

Apart from this, Saturday’s game is also a crucial one as French star, N’Golo Kante is due to make his 100th appearance for Chelsea in the titanic clash.

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Kick off is 12.30pm.

Kick off at Stamford bridge

Early corner kick for United

Kovacic fires a shot for Chelsea. Effort blocked

Martial tries a run from the left flank but stopped

Chelsea win back to back free kicks.. first Young on Hazard and then Matic on Hazard again

Chelsea with the free kick just at the edge of the United box

Poor kick by Willian who simply ballooned the ball away

Yellow card.. Matic gets the first booking for a foul on Hazard

Mourinho already getting agitated on the sidelines

Chance for United… Lukaku nods off target

United pressing the game and they win another corner kick


Free header for Rudiger and Chelsea are now 1-0 up

Atrocious defining by Manchester United and they are behind at Stamford Bridge

Hazard brought down again.. this time Ashely Young get gets a yellowcard

Still 1-0 at Stamford Bridge

Manchester United sitting back and Chelsea trying to find a way through

Two minutes added time

Half Time… Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

We are back for the second half at Stamford Bridge

United restarts the game

Chance for Chelsea … Morata turns and shoot but De Gea makes a save

Shot.. Hazard tries a low effort. But De Gea saves again

The Belgian international appears injured

Luiz overlaps and almost gets Chelsea a goal

Goal!!! Martial with the equaliser for Manchester United

This is the first time United are scoring at Stamford Bridge in three seasons

The last two visits before today ended in 4-0 and 1-0 defeats for United

Corner kick fof Chelsea but United make a clean clearance

Young stops Hazard as he attempts to dribble his way through

Lukaku gets a corner kick for United

Luiz heads the ball off target as Willian delivers a good ball

Mata gets a yellow card for a rough tackle

Chelsea sub: Kovacic out for Ross Barkley

Chelsea sub: Kovacic out for Ross Barkley

Kante is making his 100th appearance for Chelsea today


Martial gives United the lead..

Chelsea sub: Pedro in for Willian

Manchester United sub: Mata out for Ander Herrera

The last time United won at Stamford Bridge was the 2012/13 season… can they do it today again

Chelsea sub: Morata out for Giroud

Rashford injured and getting attention from the medics

Martial taken out by Mourinho and replaced by Andreas Pereira
Rashford also out for Sanchez

A massive six minutes added time

Shout by Chelsea for a penalty kick as Giroud go down in United box but referee Mike Dean says play on

Alexis Sanchez gets a yellow card


Barkley with a late equaliser

CRAZY scene as Mourinho loses his cool

Final score Chelsea 2-2 Manchester United

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