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EPL: Man U to host Chelsea

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AFTER the long season break, the premier league is back underway. Liverpool will kickoff with Norwich tomorrow. But the most important match this weekend is Manchester United versus Chelsea.

The rivalry of both teams is sure to bring euphoria to different fans of football.  Old Trafford is not a new place for the blues new coach and Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard. It will be Lampard’s first match in the premier league  as a coach. Lampard is having problems of his own as Chelsea were banned from signing players and they parted ways with one of their top players, Eden Hazard, with David Luiz reportedly trying to force a move away from Stamford Bridge.

On the other hand Manchester United under Ole, can boast of signing players, which includes Daniel James, Wam Bisaaka, and Harry Maguire. The Red Devils have done well to hanging on to Paul Pogba, and will have today to sign Dybala and Erikkssen.

There is a rift with Lukaku as Lukaku has voiced out his intentions to part ways with Manchester United.

That being highlighted, here are some statistics thst will help raise expectation results.

Manchester United have lost more matches and conceded more goals against Chelsea than any other top 4 team.

Manchester United are leading Chelsea by one point  as both teams have won more  opening weekend fixtures than any other side in the premier league.

This will be the first ever competitive meeting between Man U  and Chelsea where both coaches where once players of the club.

The match will revel debutants such as Pulisic formerly a Dortmund player before joining the Blues, Daniel James from relegated side of Swansea, Bissiaka formerly from Crystal Palace, Maguire from Lecister City who happens to be the most expensive defender in the history of football. The match will kick off in Old Trafford, 4:30 pm on Sunday August 11 2019.

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