Manchester United stands a danger to interrupt into the pinnacle 4 with a win in opposition to Chelsea, at the same time as Chelsea will appearance to consolidate their grip on a pinnacle-4 finish.
Chelsea vs Manchester United EPL Round 13
Chelsea head into Potter`s largest check but in complete confidence, at the same time as United were given a morale-boosting win over Tottenham on Thursday in spite of Cristiano Ronaldo stealing the point of interest through leaving Old Trafford at some stage in the game. The 37-year-antique has been disciplined and could play no component in opposition to Chelsea.
On the alternative hand, Manchester United have positioned up an outstanding show of their ultimate 5 matches, such as a resounding win over Tottenham Hotspur after derby defeat at Etihad.
- Competition: Premier League
- Week: 13
- Stadium: Stamford Bridge
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Thiago Silva and Hakim Ziyech have been each given the inexperienced mild to make the bench for Chelsea`s showdown with Brentford, however Wesley Fofana (knee), Reece James (knee) and N’Golo Kante (thigh) will all leave out out again.
Fears of every other England harm have been additionally raised whilst Conor Gallagher got here off after 15 mins on Wednesday, however Potter has when you consider that discovered that his withdrawal changed into infection-related. While he has been schooling generally when you consider that, Mateo Kovacic can count on a don’t forget after a brilliant replacement display.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Raheem Sterling also can count on to be drafted returned into the aspect for Armando Broja and Kai Havertz, even as Ben Chilwell have to go back at the left after being surpassed a entire relaxation in midweek.
Man United’s win over Tottenham changed into quite soured through pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo on foot down the tunnel earlier than the full-time whistle had gone, and it has now been pronounced that the 37-year-antique left the stadium completely after trudging off the sidelines.
Ronaldo has been dropped from the squad for this game, and the Dutchman nevertheless has a hefty harm listing of Axel Tuanzebe (unspecified), Brandon Williams (unspecified), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (muscle), Harry Maguire (hamstring), Donny van de Beek (muscle) and Anthony Martial (returned) to contend with.
Martial, Wan-Bissaka and Maguire are the nearest to returning however will now no longer be equipped simply yet, and Ten Hag additionally welcomed Christian Eriksen returned from infection on Wednesday, however Fred installed an exemplary displaying towards Spurs and could now no longer lose his area with out a fight.
Expected Starting XI
Chelsea expected starting lineup: Kepa; Azpilicueta- Silva, Chalobah; Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho- Kovacic, Chilwell- Sterling, Mount; Aubameyang
Manchester United expected starting lineup: De Gea; Dalot- Varane, Martinez, Shaw- Casemiro- Fred; Antony, Fernandes- Sancho; Rashford