Man United vs Chelsea: The stats ahead of Old Trafford clash

The English Premier League continues on Thursday evening with a high-profile match at Old Trafford when Man United host Chelsea.

This is the first time the two teams meet on Thursday night in the first division, and it is expected to be a big match.

Before the showdown, that’s all you need to know.

Chelsea vs Man United head to head

  • Chelsea have won one of the past 10 meetings with Manchester United in all competitions
  • The last two teams beat the Red Devuks at Wembley in the FA Cup – the semi-finals in 2020 and the final in 2018.
  • The Blues are looking to beat Manchester United in the Premier League for the first time since November 2017, when Alvaro Morata scored the only goal at Stamford Bridge.
  • Chelsea lost only two of their 29 Premier League games against Man United when he opened the scoring
  • This is the first time that Man United and Chelsea meet on Thursday in the Premier League
  • Manchester United have not lost in the last eight matches in the tournament against Chelsea (three wins and five draws)
  • United have not lost in their last eight Premier League matches at Old Trafford against Chelsea
  • Chelsea’s last victory at Old Trafford was in May 2013 when Juan Mata’s 87th minute goal scored all three points for the Blues.

Chelsea stats

  • With Chelsea’s superior goal difference, seven points from their remaining six games, it should be enough for Thomas Tuchel’s side to secure the top four.
  • Chelsea are hoping to increase their new record for consecutive away wins in all competitions to nine
  • The Blues won their last away game in the Premier League 14-1
  • Tuchel have the second best away record in the Premier League this season (behind Man City) with 36 points (11 wins) from 16 games.
  • Only Manchester City (eight) have conceded fewer goals outside the league than Chelsea in the Premier League this season (nine out of 16 games).
  • The Blues have the highest ratio of goals to shots in the Premier League (20%).
  • Chelsea have not lost at halftime in any of their 32 Premier League matches this season

Man United stats

  • Manchester United have lost three of their last four Premier League games and won two of their last eight
  • Manchester United are looking to avoid losing three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since December 2015 when Louis van Gaal was in charge.
  • Bruno Fernandes is the first player to miss two penalties in a Premier League season since Teddy Sheringham in 1997/98.
  • Only Leeds United’s Ilan Mesler (125) has saved more than David de Gea (116) in the Premier League this season.
  • Chelsea have never faced Ralph Rangnick, either as a coach or as a player

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