Manchester United vs Chelsea, live! Score, updates, video highlights
Manchester United hammered sorry Chelsea 4-1 at Old Trafford on Thursday to qualify for the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League.
Casemiro, Anthony Martial, Bruno Fernandes, and Marcus Rashford all scored as Erik ten Hag’s men went third on the table with 72 points and eliminated rivals Liverpool from contention for the UCL.
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Joao Felix ruined David De Gea’s clean sheet with a low drive in the 89th minute.
Chelsea’s no-good season continues to drift toward the finish line, a guaranteed bottom-half finish awaiting the end of Frank Lampard’s interim stint in charge of the club.
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Chelsea showed talent and a little bit of fight, registering nearly two expected goals and a handful of heated confrontations, but the Blues continue to look confused as to what they are trying to do.
Man United, however, looked very much ready for the game and Erik ten Hag has a system for sure. His players understand it and his forwards were ready to fire forward on Thursday.
It’s not surprising how much better United looks with Casemiro and Raphael Varane in the XI, and the club will have high hopes of advancing in Europe next season with a couple of transfers and the return of Lisandro Martinez.
Chelsea, meanwhile, has given Mauricio Pochettino (allegedly) quite the task in righting this ship.What’s next?
Championship Sunday sees Chelsea hosting Newcastle, while Manchester United entertains Fulham.Casemiro goal video: Red Devils midfielder with another early goal Anthony Martial goal video: Casemiro, Sancho cue up Frenchman Bruno Fernandes goal video: Penalty won and slotted Marcus Rashford goal video: Blowout on Joao Felix goal video: Chelsea ruin De Gea’s clean sheet How to watch Manchester United vs Chelsea live, stream link and start time Kick off: 3pm ET, ThursdayTV Channel: Peacock PremiumOnline: Stream via Peacock Premium Key storylines & star players
Man United’s been singing the praises of Casemiro with the exception of a pair of red cards, and Raphael Varane behind him hasn’t been too shabby, either.
Chelsea can’t fault Thiago Silva for his season, even if it looks likely to be his last in London and possibly Europe. The Brazilian has been very good for the Blues.Manchester United team news, injuries, lineup options
OUT: Lisandro Martinez (ankle), Donny van de Beek (knee), Marcel Sabitzer (knee), Mason Greenwood (team decision), Tom Heaton (ankle), Phil Jones (knee).
Chelsea team news, injuries, lineup options
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The Reds name an unchanged XI for #MUNCHE ????#MUFC || #PL
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 25, 2023
OUT: Marcus Bettinelli (other), Ben Chilwell (thigh), Marc Cucurella (thigh), Mason Mount (groin), N’Golo Kante (groin), Reece James (thigh), Armando Broja (ACL), Benoit Badiashile (groin), Mateo Kovacic (other).
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— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 25, 2023