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Chelsea 1:1 Manchester United

Chelsea 1:1 Man Utd

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Sun, 07 February 2016
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  1. Feb 7, 2016

    RonaldoVII Full Member

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    Isn't Schneiderlin made for these away games? At least Carrick can hopefully dictate things.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    NO CHANGES FOR UNITED
    Louis van Gaal is sticking with the same team that overcame Stoke in midweek for today's meeting with Chelsea. The Reds line up as follows:De Gea, Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Borthwick-Jackson, Fellaini, Carrick, Lingard, Mata, Martial, Rooney. Subs: Romero, McNair, Varela, Schneiderlin, Herrera, Pereira, Memphis.
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    Rajeev New Member

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    We can't afford any more dropped points. I don't care how we do it, I just want United to win today so we don't look further from the top 4.
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    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    fecking Fellaini
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    Raw Full Member

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    Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Oscar; Diego Costa

    Subs: Begovic, Baba Rahman, Cahill, Loftus-Cheek, Pedro, Traore, Hazard
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    harshad Play the odds, not the man - Poor man's Harvey Scout

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    On a long road that returns to Old Trafford!!!
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    caisenma I ♥ Adnan

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    No Adnan again other than that no surprises. Good thing that loan got cancelled... it's nice to see him not get any game time here either.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Carrick-Fellaini midfield means the result of this game is a foregone conclusion.
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    the hea Full Member

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    Hazard starts on the bench.
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    RonaldoVII Full Member

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    Surprised Hazard is on the bench, they looked better with him against Watford. Although not likely to drop any of their front 4, other than perhaps Fabregas.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I felt Schneiderlin was ideal for this given Oscar and Fabregas, the one aspect of the stoke game that was a worry was how we had no midfield protection when out of possession, starting Fellaini again makes no sense.
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    ManUtd1999 Full Member

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    Good lineup, but I would prefer not to Borthwick Jackson.
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    Hed Zitin New Member

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    Not a surprise. 11 out of 11's all round.
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    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    Most likely has to do with van Gaal's "match rhythm" bullshit.
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    NinjaFletch Full Member

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    feck off Fellaini.
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    Mciahel Goodman Worst Werewolf Player of All Times Staff

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    Him not being in the squad isn't really a surprise.
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    harshad Play the odds, not the man - Poor man's Harvey Scout

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    Judas Open to offers

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    Schneiderlin literally never plays when I think he should, I'm clearly absolutely clueless.
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    3KDré Full Member

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    we're fecked
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    sizzling sausages Thinks TBP is a soft tagline whore Scout

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    Think it's a mistake not to play Schneiderlin.
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    Hiddink gone with a pretty defensive line-up again. Very hard working team with the likes of Oscar, Willian, Mikel, Matic, etc. Hopefully we'll take the game to them.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Matic and Mikel :o
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    Manny Grammar Police

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    I thought fellaini was injured?
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    Dobba Full Member

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    They could have an absolute field day against Fellaini in midfield.
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    pauldyson1uk Full Member

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    I had Morgan in place of Lingard.
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    Rajeev New Member

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    Where is Schneiderlein? Surely the likes of Fabregas and Matic will run through our midfield without him.
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    Would like Schneiderlain in there, but I guess you can't complain with an unchanged side when we've just had our best game of the season.
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    Would've preferred Schneiderlin over Foullaini. Still expect us to win though.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    According to papers he was out in Manchester last night celebrating his birthday, so either injured, or the human side of LvG let him get pissed or the manager doesn't think much of him.
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    Pyroblazer That's a hot jacket, man

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    Unchanged lineup makes sense, still hate to see Fellaini start. Need a win today, then we are close to Top4 with them playing each other while we face Sunderland. We also still have direct games against everyone above us to play, so hopefully we can show some consistency and good performances now.
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    lysglimt Full Member

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    I don't care if his form isn't great, but how anyone can leave Hazard on the bench is beyond me.
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Really negative from Hiddink. But I'm glad Hazard isn't starting.
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    Drifter American

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    Went for Schneiderlein. But LVG does seem to love Fellaini.
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    saivet Full Member

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    I like Morgan but not too concerned that he's not playing. They're not like Arsenal, City or even Leicester in how they attack, where he would be useful.

    Chelsea have gone quite defensive so not sure he would have offered a great deal today.
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    Attila Full Member

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    I think someone said earlier that the MEN said he was spotted partying yesterday for his birthday
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    Sir Matt Blue Devil

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    Fellaini over Schneiderlin...8 points behind Arsenal at the end of today is going to be difficult to overhaul.
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    We need to do what we did last season, it'll be interesting.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Was predictable that he'd go for the same team after stoke.... Not too optimistic though. Fellaini and lingard playing well at home to stoke is one thing, doing anything productive away to Chelsea is completely different.
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    Rajeev New Member

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    Weird why Hazard isn't starting. He always seems to do well against us.
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