|Edwin van der Sar|
|Ji-Sung Park (Federico Macheda, 72)|
|Paul Scholes (Luis Carlos Nani, 72)|
|Darren Fletcher (Darron Gibson, 86)|
|Luis Antonio Valencia|
|Rodrigo da Costa Alex|
|Joe Cole (Salomon Kalou, 74)|
|John Obi Mikel|
|Souza Deco (Michael Ballack, 82)|
|Nicolas Anelka (Didier Drogba, 70)|
Chelsea run out winners to go top of the Premiership table.
Ryan Giggs' free kick is met by Nemanja Vidic but his header is wide.
Four minutes of added time is signaled.
Dimitar Berbatov's effort is easily saved by Petr Cech.
Didier Drogba's pass forward for Frank Lampard is overhit and runs out of play.
Darron Gibson replaces Darren Fletcher for United.
Darren Fletcher is booked.
Frank Lampard's drive is wide of the target.
Michael Ballack replaces Souza Deco.
Petr Cech pushes Luis Carlos Nani's near-post cross in the air and Federico Macheda bundles the ball home.
Didier Drogba powers the ball into the back of the net, although appeared to be offside.
Darren Fletcher's deep cross is comfortably collected by Petr Cech.
Patrice Evra looks to break forward but is ruled offside.
Salomon Kalou comes on for Joe Cole.
Joe Cole goes into the referee's notebook.
Federico Macheda comes on for Ji-Sung Park and Luis Carlos Nani replaces Paul Scholes.
Souza Deco is shown yellow by the referee.
Didier Drogba replaces Nicolas Anelka for the Blues.
Didier Drogba looks like he could be coming on for Chelsea.
Dimitar Berbatov heads over from Gary Neville's centre.
Chelsea clear as United bombard the visitor's goal.
United are enjoying their best spell of the match.
Dimitar Berbatov's header from Ryan Giggs' cross is inches wide.
Ji-Sung Park latches onto Darren Fletcher's slide-rule pass but shoots high and wide.
Ryan Giggs' free kick doesn't find intended target Dimitar Berbatov.
Souza Deco's ball into the area deflects into the arms of Edwin van der Sar.
Patrice Evra's left-foot volley is wide of the upright.
The second half has not got going yet.
Gary Neville's early ball into the box is cleared by Renato Paulo Ferreira.
Edwin van der Sar makes a finger tip save from Renato Paulo Ferreira bobbling shot.
The second half is underway.
It's half time. Chelsea deservedly lead against a United side that struggled to find their rhythm.
Gary Neville goes into the referee's notebook.
Frank Lampard makes a great challenge to take the ball of the feet of Dimitar Berbatov.
Patrice Evra looks to get a cross in but is prevented by Joe Cole on defensive duties.
Frank Lampard's pass forward for Yuri Zhirkov has too much pace on it.
Patrice Evra's cross is put out behind for a corner by Rodrigo da Costa Alex.
United have looked flat in this first half, lacking tempo.
Paul Scholes is booked for a challenge on Florent Malouda.
Florent Malouda ball for Nicolas Anelka is too strong and goes out for a throw-in.
Nicolas Anelka goes down under a Gary Neville challenge in the area but the referee says no penalty.
John Terry's free kick is poor and goes out for a throw-in.
Ji-Sung Park goes down in the area but United's penalty claims are waved away by the referee.
Frank Lampard's corner is comfortably cleared by United.
Dimitar Berbatov lools for a way through but is forced out to the left flank.
Joe Cole scores with a back heel at the near post from Florent Malouda's pull-back.
Chelsea are enjoying good possession but struggling to find a way through.
Nemanja Vidic makes a great clearance with Frank Lampard threatening.
Patrice Evra's shot on the angle is straight at Petr Cech.
Souza Deco is looking good in midfield for the Blues.
Dimitar Berbatov heads wide from Luis Antonio Valencia's cross.
Florent Malouda looks tofind Nicolas Anelka but Rio Ferdinand intervenes.
Dimitar Berbatov shows great skill to go past his man but his ball into the area can only find Rodrigo da Costa Alex.
Chelsea have made a bright start to this clash.
Souza Deco's 20-yard drive flies wide of the target.
Referee Mike Dean gets this top-of-the-table clash underway.
Didier Drogba is on the subs bench for Chelsea. Therefore Joe Cole keeps his place in the starting line-up.
Dimitar Berbatov replaces the injured Wayne Rooney upfront for United.
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