Chelsea vs Manchester United – Sunday 5th November 2017 – 16:30 - Sky Sports Football

Chelsea are 7/5 with Alvaro Morata at 7/2 to score first.

Chelsea face Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, in a vital fixture for Antonio Conte's men.

The Blues come into this match in mixed form, with the Blues losing 3-0 against Roma in the Champions League.


Former AC Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy opened the scoring in the 39th second, an outstanding strike and the fastest Champions League goal this season.

Stephan El Shaarawy made it 2-0 to Roma and to his personal tally on the night (36), with an error from former Roma defender Antonio Rudiger gifting them the goal.

Another mistake from the Chelsea defence let in Diego Perotti to make it 3-0 (63), with a misplaced Cesc Fabregas pass pounced on by Roma.

That means Chelsea are second in the group, with Qarabag holding Atletico 1-1 at their new home.

Pressure On Conte  

Antonio Conte's side will be looking to respond to that heavy defeat with a win against Manchester United.

They were on a run of three successive wins in the PL, but they will be looking to return to winning ways against former manager Mourinho.

This is a tough fixture for Chelsea, with United coming into this match on the back of four wins in six matches.

Chelsea are fourth in the Premier League, narrowly behind United who are in second with 23 points.


Blues Favourites

Chelsea come into this match as favourites, despite their recent form and home advantage.

The Blues will be looking to win this fixture, they need the win much more than United at this stage.

Chelsea are looking for their 3rd win in 4 matches against the Red Devils.

Huge Challenge

Manchester United come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against Benfica, an excellent result for Jose Mourinho's side.

Marco Svilar gave United the lead with another mistake (45), the young Benfica keeper making his second high profile error against United.

Daley Blind was the unlikely source for United's second goal, with the defender doubling United's advantage from the penalty spot (78).

The win means Manchester United move closer to the last sixteen, they are six points clear at the top of the group, one more point will guarantee progression as group leaders.


Title Contenders

United have had an excellent Premier League campaign, they have lost just one game this season against Huddersfield.

They find themselves in 2nd place in the Premier League, above the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool.

The style of play has come under intense scrutiny, with Mourinho failing to make the most of the expensive assets at his disposal.

This will be a tough match for United, with Chelsea in desperate need of a win.

Red Devils Underdogs

Jose Mourinho's side come into this match as the underdogs, despite their excellent form this season.

This will be a tough match for United, with Chelsea looking to return to winning ways.

United will be looking for just their second win in 14 matches against the Blues.

Man United are 21/10 with Romelu Lukaku at 4/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Lukaku to score first @ 4/1

Tip 2 – United to win 2-1 @ 10/1

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