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Manchester United 2:0 Chelsea

Man Utd 2:0 Chelsea

Old Trafford

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Sun, 16 April 2017
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  1. Apr 13, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    [​IMG] VS [​IMG]

    Date - Sunday, April 16 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1600 Hrs BST
    Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester


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    Premier League form guide

    Manchester United : DWDDW

    Chelsea : WWLWW


    Previous League Meetings

    Chelsea 4-0 Manchester United

    Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United

    Manchester United 0-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

    Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea


    All-Time League Record

    Manchester United wins - 59
    Chelsea wins - 44
    Draws - 46


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Antonio Conte




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Chris Smalling (knee injury), Phil Jones (toe injury) and Juan Mata (groin surgery) ruled out. Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young doubtful.

    Chelsea

    No injuries or suspensions.


    Know the opposition

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    Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues and The Pensioners) are a professional football club based in Fulham, London. Chelsea were founded on 10 March 1905 at The Rising Sun pub (now The Butcher's Hook) after Gus Mears had previously acquired the Stamford Bridge athletics stadium with the aim of turning it into a football ground. Since there was already a team named Fulham in the borough, the name of the adjacent borough, the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea, was settled on.

    Chelsea's first major title success came in the form of the League Cup with the appointment of former Arsenal player, Ted Drake, who also led Chelsea to the their first ever League title, enabling them to compete in the European Cup, but after objections from The Football League and the FA, Chelsea were persuaded to withdraw from the competition before it started - allowing Matt Busby's Manchester United to start their illustrious adventure with the competition.

    After decades of being non-competitors, Chelsea returned to the domestic title fore in 2003 under new owner Roman Abramovich, who fueled an unprecedented spending spree - starting in the mid 2000s. Since the takeover, Chelsea have won 1 Champions League title, 4 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cup titles, 1 Europa League title, and 3 League Cup titles, among others. Chelsea's most prominent rivalries include local clubs Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, title rivals Manchester United, Liverpool and Leeds United. Chelsea play their home games at Stamford Bridge - which had been their home for over a century.


    Referee

    Bobby Madley.​
  2. Apr 13, 2017
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    De Gea for Romero will probably be the only change. Maybe Herrera in the starting lineup too.
  3. Apr 13, 2017
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    Raw Full Member

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    We'll either draw, draw or draw.
  4. Apr 13, 2017
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    we aren't getting top 4 so I don't care where we finish.
  5. Apr 13, 2017
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    RonaldoVII Full Member

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    De Gea
    Valencia Bailly Rojo Shaw
    Herrera Pogba
    Lingard Mkhitaryan Rashford
    Ibrahimovic​

    Don't imagine much different to that
  6. Apr 13, 2017
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    The unbeaten run was fun while it lasted.

    Well it wasn't THAT fun to be honest.
  7. Apr 13, 2017
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    De Gea
    Valencia Bailly Rojo Shaw
    Carrick
    Pogba Herrera
    Mkhitaryan---------Rashford
    Zlatan​
  8. Apr 13, 2017
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    ---------------De Gea---------------
    Valencia--Bailly--Rojo--Darmian
    -------Herrera-------Pogba-------
    Lingard----Mkhitaryan----Rashford
    ---------------Zlatan---------------

    Subs: Romero, TFM, Blind, Shaw, Carrick, Fellaini, Martial

    I expect this to be the same kind of game like when Leicester came to OT last season, both teams happy to take a point, absolutely no chance of us winning though wouldn't be surprised if they did. I'd certainly take a point, can't loose 3 times to this lot in a season
  9. Apr 13, 2017
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    shaggy Prefers blue over red, loathed by Spurs fans

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    1-1 again here.
  10. Apr 13, 2017
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Reckon we will get into double figures for 1-1 draws this season.
  11. Apr 13, 2017
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    Jaybomb New Member

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    De Gea
    Valencia Bailly Rojo Darmian
    Herrera Pogba
    Lingard Mkhi Martial
    Zlatan

    No fecking around. We NEED TO WIN.
  12. Apr 13, 2017
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    Ban Full Member

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    1:1. We'll score and concede in 88th. Costa of course.
  13. Apr 13, 2017
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Rest half the team for the second leg. We're not getting three points even with that shower that played tonight so we may as well have them fresh for our best shot at the CL. No idea what we'll do with the midfield, surely Carrick can't play twice in 4 days. Fellaini holding? :nervous:
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Knowing us if we try for a 1-1 we'll balls it up and win 3-0.
  15. Apr 13, 2017
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    el3mel Full Member

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    I'll be happy if we get a draw . Not very optimistic with our current performance .
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    EvilIrwin Full Member

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    How apt, Chelsea were the last team to beat Utd and will end the unbeaten run.
    Expecting a loss, hopefully not as humiliating as last time.
  17. Apr 13, 2017
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    el3mel Full Member

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    De Gea
    Valencia - Bailly - Rojo - Blind
    Herrera - Pogba
    Lingard - Mikhi - Rashford
    Zlatan

    I'll go with this
    but he'll probably start Fellaini and will be another horrible experience.
  18. Apr 13, 2017
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    JustAFan The Adebayo Akinfenwa of football photoshoppers

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    Not a chance for us
  19. Apr 13, 2017
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    Wayne's World Full Member

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    4-0 Chelsea....
  20. Apr 13, 2017
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    Sammyjunn New Member

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    1-3 Chelsea I think, Hazard and Kante to boss us again.
  21. Apr 13, 2017
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    Art Art the artist

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    1-3 Chelsea.

    Zlatan x 1
    Hazard x 2, Pedro x1
  22. Apr 13, 2017
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    Amadaeus Pochettino's mother

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    Hazard embarrassed a lot of our players last time we played them in the Fa cup. We need a rare Phil Jones sighting in midfield again to stop that from happening. Else, we just go with the flow and hopes he has a bad game.
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    Raw Full Member

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    Chelsea haven't kept a Premier League clean sheet since January (2-0 v Hull). We'll try our damned hardest to give them one.
  24. Apr 13, 2017
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    SuperiorXI Full Member

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    Winners vs fair weather players.

    We'll lose. Our team isn't the right calibre at the moment.
  25. Apr 13, 2017
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    Mihai Full Member

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    That's the spirit!
  26. Apr 13, 2017
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    dichinero New Member

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    Oh dear!
  27. Apr 13, 2017
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    Kag Full Member

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    Honestly, we're not winning many football matches with Lingard and Rashford out wide. Please change.
  28. Apr 13, 2017
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Where it started it will end it. He will be scared not to lose against them again and due fear will make wrong cowardly decisions which will lead to defeat at the end or some chicken shit draw.

    If i am wrong,can always claim it as jinx.
  29. Apr 13, 2017
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    GrandJury New Member

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    Lose 2-1 and pray we win the Europa
  30. Apr 14, 2017
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I think Jose might match-up with the 3 at the back again.

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    The Brown Bull Full Member

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    !-0 to United after a tense but dull battle.
  32. Apr 14, 2017
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    I think both Jose and Conte will be happy with a 0-0.

    0-0 it is.
  33. Apr 14, 2017
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    De Gea
    Valencia Bailly Rojo Shaw
    Carrick
    Herrera Pogba
    Mkhitaryan Ibrahimovic Rashford
    Pretty easy actually. Left back the only one where any of blind/darmian/shaw/young can play as they've all been mainly "meh". The rest are shoe ins (Rashford and Miki the only 2 wide players close to being in form, since they're all basically off form).
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    MadMike Full Member

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    I'm gonna join in with the rest. An easy, predictable draw.
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    Red4Ever Full Member

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    We'll beat these cnuts

    Fletcher style looping header by fellaini
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    LeftyBlaster Full Member

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    We aren't going to win this one.
  37. Apr 14, 2017
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    MarchingOn New Member

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    Don't let Jose lose 3 games to these clowns after their joke of a fanbase chanted, "Judas" at the man who made them what they are.
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    We're going to win this game. It's just the type of game Mou wins when everyone counts him out.
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    Insanity Most apt username 2015

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    Mkhi Valencia Bailly Rojo Darmian Rashford
    Fellaini Herrera
    Pogba
    Zlatan

    Score: 0-0​
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    Amadaeus Pochettino's mother

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    Mensah(Hazard)
    Mhiktaryan(rcm) - Pogba(lcm)
    Lingard(rw) - Zlatan(st) - Martial(lw)​
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