Manchester United and Chelsea face at Old Trafford, in a match for the 1st round of the Barclays Premier League. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins and 3 draws in the last 5 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 28‑04‑2019, in a match for the Barclays Premier League, they tied (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by Mata (11 ') for Manchester United and Marcos Alonso (43') for Chelsea. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Manchester United presents significant differences between home and away results.
This is the first match in this edition of the home team competition, which ended the previous edition in 6th position. This is a team that interestingly presents more positive results away from home, since in the last 30 matches they have a record of 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses, with 22 goals scored and 18 conceded, against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4. home defeats with 21 goals scored and 17 conceded. They come to this match after a home win against Milan by (5‑4), in the penalty shoot-out. Manchester United have won 6, tied 1 and lost 3 of the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have never been able to turn the score around.
Manchester United arrive in this first round after a 2-2 draw in a friendly against Milan. The home team usually plays in the 4-4-2 tactical system, favoring quick transitions, especially through the sides. One of the strengths of the cast is how they can end the danger they create. Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be without central defender Eric Bailly as he is injured.
This will be the first game in this edition of the away team competition, which finished the previous edition in 3rd place. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since they have a record of 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in the last 30 matches, with 31 goals scored and 17 conceded. Already at home, they have won 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, with 36 goals scored and 10 conceded. They come to this match after a away draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach by (2‑2). In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, Chelsea have won 5 and tied 5. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored regularly, since has scored in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 matches, they have only turned the score around in 1 in the 5 matches when they have conceded the first goal.
Chelsea heads into this first round after a 2-2 draw in a friendly against Borussia Mönchengladbach. The visiting team usually acts in the 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring the fast transitions, mainly through the sides, and the three most advanced are Pedro, Willian and Giroud. One of Chelsea's great qualities is the defensive set balls, and they rarely get goals in this situation. Coach Frank Lampard will be without Hudson-Odoi, Marco van Ginkel, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Antonio Rudiger and Jamal Blackman for injury.
Manchester United vs Chelsea FC live streaming starts on Sunday 11 August 2019 at 15:30 at Old Trafford, Manchester in Premier League, England. Extratips.com provides livescore, H2H information for Manchester United vs Chelsea FC as well as in-depth stats about each team like lineups, standings, predictions and professional betting tips.