Chelsea vs. Manchester United Prediction and Preview May 25, 2023 – Posted in: Featured Articles – Tags:

The Premier League is back in action this week with a new slate of games, beginning on Thursday when Chelsea faces Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United team at Old Trafford in a crucial encounter.

Chelsea vs. Manchester United: A Preview

Chelsea has had a miserable season thus far, presently holding down the 12th spot in the Premier League standings. The opposition will need to put in a lot of effort to win this game after narrowly losing 1-0 to Manchester City over the weekend.

Manchester United, on the other hand, is now in fourth position in the league table and has had a decent season thus far. The Red Devils narrowly defeated Bournemouth 1-0 in their previous match and will aim to improve this week.

Manchester United vs. Chelsea Key Numbers and Head-to-Head

  • In the 192 games that have been played between the two sides, Manchester United has a strong record versus Chelsea, winning 81 games to Chelsea’s 55.
  • Manchester United has not lost in ten Premier League games against Chelsea, and this week they have a chance to break that club record.
  • Chelsea’s last victory over Manchester United in the Premier League came by a score of 1-0 in 2013, although they have lost their last nine away games against them.
  • In their last five Premier League games against Chelsea, Manchester United have all ended in draws, and this week they have a chance to break yet another club record.
  • In three of their last five seasons, Chelsea has dropped their last away game of the Premier League season, but they did triumph over Leeds United 3-0 in their most recent such contest.

Prediction for Manchester United vs. Chelsea

Under Erik Ten Hag, Manchester United has made significant progress, and this week, they’ll try to lock up a spot in the top four. In this game, Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes, who both have productive days, will want to increase their goal totals.

Chelsea has had a difficult year and will attempt to finish on a much-needed upbeat note. However, Manchester United is now the superior team and should be able to prevail in this match.

Manchester United will likely defeat Chelsea 2-1.