Chelsea vs Manchester United (LIVE UPDATES): Mourinho, Conte battle for points

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It will battle royal in the second game of the Super Sunday in the Premier League as Chelsea and Manchester United battle it out at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea come into this match off the back of a 3-0 Champions League defeat at the hands of Roma in midweek.

United are four points better off than today’s opponents but still trail their local rivals by a sizeable margin despite having lost just one of their last 16 matches across all competitions.

Many are also keen to see how the spicy rivalry between Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho will pan out in London.

Stay with PREMIUM TIMES for Live Updates.

Kickoff is 5.30 p.m.


The Line ups …

CHELSEA STARTING XI: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill; Zappacosta, Bakayoko, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Hazard, Morata

CHELSEA SUBS: Caballero, Rudiger, Ampadu, Drinkwater, Willian, Pedro, Batshuayi

MAN UTD STARTING XI: De Gea; Bailly, Jones, Smalling; Valencia, Herrera, Matic, Young; Mkhitaryan, Lukaku, Rashford

MAN UTD SUBS: Romero, Blind. Darmian, Fellaini, McTominay, Lingard, Martial


Kick off and Chelsea already looking for the opener.


Courtois with a save off a dipping cross from Rashford


Ball in the net but no goal for Chelsea…. Morata adjudged to have pushed the United defender.


Chelsea players getting ‘mad’ with the calls by the referee…


CHANCE: Bakayoko fluffs a big chance inside the United box


SAVE!!! Courtois to the rescue for Chelsea as he makes a fantastic save from Lukaku’s thunderbolt


De Gea also comes with a fantastic save as Eden Hazard fires in a shot from 20 yards


FREE KICK to Chelsea


First Yellow card goes to Chelsea’s Bakoyoko


Chelsea have lost just one of their last 15 home PL games against Man United (in Oct 2012), winning nine and drawing five.


Manchester City’s victory earlier must have had an impact on how both sides are approaching this game, particular United


A tame shot from Morata .. De Gea picks the ball almost effortlessly.


Rashford tries a dashing run down the left flank but he is checkmated by Azpilicueta.


Morata wins a free kick near the center circle


Another save for De Gea to make, but once again it is a simple one as he collects Zappacosta’s tame effort.


Barely five minutes remaining in this first half now, and it has been an absorbing contest despite the lack of goals so far. Chelsea look the most likely to score at the moment.


HALF TIME: Chelsea 0-0 manchester United


The teams find their way back for the second half


Chelsea get the Second half underway


YELLOW Card: Phil Jones booked for foul on Hazard


Another Yellow card for United as Herera steps on Hazard


GOALLL!!!! Chelsea take the lead


Wonderful header by Alvaro Morata gives Chelsea the lead.


Mourinho planning sweeping changes as he hopes to fight his way back here. Anthony Martial, Marouane Fellaini all warming up now.


CHANCE.. Balls rolls in front of the United goal post but no Chelsea player for the connection needed


Double subs: Henrikh Mkhitaryan out for Anthony Martial
Phil Jones out for Marouane Fellaini


New entrant, Fellaini almost cost United another goal but Morata was checkmated


Conte makes his own substitution….Rudiger in for Davide Zappacosta


Another yellow card as Fellaini is booked for an elbow into Morata’s face


CHANCE: Bakoyoko could have made it 2-0 after stealing the ball but his final touch leaves more to be desired


Conte brings in Drinkwater to replace Cesc Fabregas


United are getting very physical as the tackles are flying everywhere


SAVE… Massive save by Courtois off a wonderful effort from Fellaini


Four minutes added time


Morata slips off that could have been a second goal for Chelsea and the Spaniard


Free kick for United … Rashford’s effort goes over the bar


FULL TIME: Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United





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