The first game-week of Premier League 2019/20 is all set to start with a bang as two Premier League heavyweights are going head-to-head. Manchester United will host Chelsea at Old Trafford with both teams coming into the league with impressive pre-season matches.
Premier League: Manchester United vs Chelsea
- Date: 11th August, Sunday.
- Time: 4:30 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Nepali Time.
- Location: Old Trafford, Manchester.
- TV channel: Sky Sports and NOW TV.
- Live Streaming: Totalsportek, eplsite.
The match between Manchester United vs Chelsea will kick off at 4:30 p.m.
Both Manchester United and Chelsea have come up with impressive pre-season with United finishing undefeated during their pre-season whereas Chelsea, under their legend Frank Lampard won 3, drew 2 and lost a match. In the course, Chelsea conceded 11 goals and scored 18. This clearly reflects that the defense will be the major problem for Lampard. On the other hand, After the addition of Wan Bissaaka and Harry Maguire, United’s defensive line looks solid.
Chelsea finished 3rd in the last season whereas, Manchester United finished 6th missing out the Europa League spot as well. Manchester United and Chelsea had played 54 times in the league with Chelsea winning 18 times and United winning 15.
Chelsea looks solid offensively but looked fragile in the defensive line. With the addition of Pulisic in the team, the Blues looks much more strong offensively. The America man is expected to be handed the Premier League debut. He has scored two in the pre-season matches. Kante joined the team in the last warm-up match and Ross Barkly is catching his form. Loftus Cheek, Rudiger, and Hudson Odoi all out for the first match due to injury.
Manchester United is certain to hand Wan Bissaaka and Harry Maguire their Premier League debut from Manchester United. Asley Young was recently named the skipper of the Reds for this season. Pogba stays at the Old Trafford though there was various rumor regarding him leaving the Trafford.
Predicted Manchester United line-up: De Gea, Wan Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Young, Mata, Rashford, Martial, James.
Predicted Chelsea line-up: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Luiz, Emerson, Kante, Jorjinho, Barkly, Pedro, Pulisic, Giroud.
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In case Manchester United succeed to capitalized on the defensive lapse of Chelsea, the Reds will turned out to be victorious. So, I would go for a 2-0 win for United.