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Manchester United 4:1 Chelsea

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Thu, 25 May 2023

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At times in the first half it was hairy, second half was nice.. Brunos pen took the p*** it was nice...
 

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The final 15-20 minutes were hilarious, the game basically descended into farce. We politely allowed Joao Felix to get one back without making even a token attempt to hinder him in any way or form. At the other end, we probably could have scored another 5-6 goals after 4-0 and seemed to have an internal competition as to who can make the worst decision in front of goal.

Very entertaining, it has to be said. But mostly, it's relief. The season is over, I can breathe, and we've achieved our main objectives: Champions League qualification and a trophy.
 

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Glad I risked the M6, M62 and M60 to make it back with 2 minutes to spare for that. Fun game, big result, main objective for the season delivered.
 

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A bit too open, composure at times in the final third was lacking. But a win, 4 goals scored, hopefully Shaw's substitution was a precaution, shame about Antony, Casemiro is Classemiro, Lindelof did well, Bruno frustrating but got his goal, we should have scored more, but feck it we won, feck Chelsea and LLLLLLampard. Champions League secured, stress free final game on Sunday

WE GO FOR IT!!!
 

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Dog-shit of a performance but still scored 4. Tells you everything about this current Chelsea.
 

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Job done. 2 crossbars didn’t help, could have been 6 if not more.
 

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Second half excellent.

Play the FA cup final like we played in the first half and city will destroy us.
 

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A bit too open, composure at times in the final third was lacking. Chaotic, shambolic game at time.
But a win, 4 goals scored, hopefully Shaw's substitution was a precaution, shame about Antony, Casemiro is Classemiro, Lindelof did well, Bruno frustrating but got his goal, we should have scored more, but feck it we won, feck Chelsea and LLLLLLampard. Champions League secured, stress free final game on Sunday

WE GO FOR IT!!!
 

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Finally we get an expected result against a bad team. Very easy game. Good to have Bruno and Rashford on the scoresheet. Sancho did well on the right, shame for Antony and Shaw, hope they both recover well.
 

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Very very happy. Nice to see us not go to sleep in the second half.

Well done to everyone on getting us back into the CL.

Need to rest our main players and get ready for the FA Cup. Let's see what happens there.
 

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First half was very poor from a defensive point of view. We didn't get close to the ball enough, the spaces were huge.

Second half better, pretty sure ETH made that point clear. Didn't leak so many clear opportunities and had so many chances to smash Chelsea. 4 is good enough.
 

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Job done tonight although could have scored 8 goals in that 2nd half.

Deserved Champions league football secured and trophy won equals a good first season for Ten Hag. Matter of fact top 4 and winning a trophy in the same season hasn't been done by Man United since Ferguson was manager. Home form this year was Ferguson like this season and main improvement needed next season will be away against to the top 10.
 

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Strange game, it great result. Second half was much better than the first but such a relief to finally win a game comfortably. It's been way too long. Could have had a few more goals too, although you could probably day they for Chelsea too in the first half.

Only negatives really were the injuries. Antony one seemed quite bad. Maybe a broken metatarsal or something? Shaw one I hope was more a precaution.
 

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Chelsea are awful, Jesus. All the chances (and to be fair there were a good few) they created were basically of our own doing.
 

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Strange game. Terrible in the first half but 2-0 up, but then dominated chances in the second. We make some baffling choices in the final third.
 

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Crazy game! Good moments mixed with mindnumbing mistakes from both sides. Good fun and super important win. Can rotate quite a bit last game.
 

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Cant knock the result and the football 2nd half was better than the first. Its obvious we need a btb WC midfielder to come and play with Casemiro, as well as a couple of strikers. We have achieved Ch lge and I'm hoping we can finish the job in 3rd on the weekend.
 

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Yes, Reds, yes! I'm on the beer.

Baffling how we won that by 3 clear goals. Our attack is so wasteful.
I counted 4 great opportunities in the first 15 minutes that we wasted.
Chelsea deserved at least 1 goal from then until half time.
Casemiro doing the job of 2 midfielders.

But happy days. Feck off glazers.
 

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Job done. Mary Earps is also an excellent pundit.
 

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According to Michael Brown (former City player) on the BBC:

Manchester United were much more clinical on the day. Chelsea had lots of opportunities and couldn't find the net. It was a really good game for the neutral but ultimately Casemiro was the difference.


The actual story:

 

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Could have had 6 or 7 if not for Kepa. Makes me excited how it’ll come together when we get a new striker.
 

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Frustrating to lose Antony and concede a goal at the end, but overall got to be happy with the win.
 

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Trophy secured.
Top four secured.

As much as could have been hoped for in ETH's first season.

Good could yet be great. Win the FA Cup and deny Citeh the treble. Sunday is largely irrelevant. Fulham will finish 10th whatever the result. I wouldn't risk Varane, Casemiro, Ericsson, Rashford. Want them all fit and firing for Saturday week.
 

Man of the Match

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Score Predictions

139,14,42
  • Man Utd win
  • Chelsea win
  • Draw

Detailed Results

  • 24% Man Utd 2:0 Chelsea
  • 16% Man Utd 1:0 Chelsea
  • 13% Man Utd 2:1 Chelsea
  • 11% Man Utd 1:1 Chelsea
  • 8% Man Utd 0:0 Chelsea
  • 6% Man Utd 3:0 Chelsea
  • 6% Man Utd 3:1 Chelsea
  • 3% Man Utd 0:1 Chelsea
  • 3% Man Utd 2:2 Chelsea
  • 2% Man Utd 3:2 Chelsea
  • 2% Man Utd 1:2 Chelsea
  • 2% Man Utd 0:2 Chelsea
  • 2% Man Utd 4:1 Chelsea
  • 2% Man Utd 5:0 Chelsea
  • 1% Man Utd 4:0 Chelsea
  • 1% Man Utd 0:4 Chelsea
  • 1% Man Utd 0:9 Chelsea
  • 1% Man Utd 8:0 Chelsea
Compiled from 195 predictions.
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Match Stats

  1. Man Utd
  2. Chelsea
Possession
41% 59%
Shots
18 14
Shots on Target
9 5
Corners
3 4
Fouls
12 6

Referee

Stuart Attwell