Chelsea 4 Manchester U 0

David De Gea

Chel­sea 4 Man­chester Uni­ted 0, Stam­ford Bridge, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Oct­ober 23, 2016. For­mer Chel­sea man­ager Jose Mou­rinho suf­fered night­mare re­turn to Stam­ford Bridge as his Man­chester Uni­ted si­de were soundly de­feated 4-0 by An­tonio Conte´s men. The West Lon­don te­am were a goal up with­in the fir­st min­ute thanks to pre­vi­ous Bar­celona wing­er Pedro, whi­le Ga­ry Ca­hill, Eden Haz­ard, and N’Golo Kante all ad­ded to the scoresheet.

Sev­enth pla­ced Man­chester Uni­ted had ma­naged a goal­less draw ag­ainst North West rivals Liver­pool at An­field in their last Pre­miership fix­ture, where­as fifth po­si­tioned Chel­sea had de­mol­ished de­fend­ing Pre­mier Lea­gue Cham­pi­ons Lei­cester City to the tune of a 3-0 mar­gin at Stam­ford Bridge cour­tesy of a goal each from Diego Costa, Eden Haz­ard, and Vic­tor Moses. The Pen­sion­ers put their noses in front ag­ainst Man­chester Uni­ted in the fir­st min­ute of the en­counter thro­ugh an early goal from Pedro who fou­nd the back of the net fol­low­ing a mix-up in the Old Traf­ford de­fence. The Blues con­tin­ued to mount at­tacks and Three Li­ons de­fender Ga­ry Ca­hill ad­ded a sec­ond goal for the hosts on twenty-one min­utes when he vol­leyed ho­me a de­flec­ted flag kick from Haz­ard. The Bel­gian fou­nd the tar­get him­self two min­utes pa­st the hour ma­rk as he power­ed a low shot from in­side the eight­een-yard area pa­st Man­chester Uni­ted cus­todi­an Da­vid de Gea and in­to the bot­tom right cor­ner of the net be­fore N’Golo Kante re­gistered the fi­nal goal of the Sunday mat­ch eight min­utes la­ter af­ter a bril­liant in­di­vidu­al dis­play. Chel­sea Te­am: Thibaut Cour­tois, Mar­cos Alonso, Ga­ry Ca­hill, Cesar Azpilicueta, Da­vid Luiz, Eden Haz­ard, N’Golo Kante, Ne­manja Mat­ic, Pedro, Vic­tor Moses, Diego Costa. Sub­stitutes: Ola Aina, John Terry, Nath­aniel Cha­lo­b­ah, Oscar, Wil­lian, Michy Bats­huayi, As­mir Be­gov­ic. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Eric Bailly, Chris Small­ing, Da­ley Bli­nd, Va­lencia, An­der Her­rera, Mar­ou­ane Fel­laini, Jesse Lin­gard, Paul Po­gba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mar­cus Rash­ford. Sub­stitutes: Ju­an Ma­ta, Mat­teo Dar­mian, Mar­cos Rojo, Ash­ley Young, Mi­chael Car­rick, An­thony Mar­tial, Ser­gio Romero.


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