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  • Date:26 Aug 2013
  • Kick-off:20:00
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,032
Goal!

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93:22 +3.22

Wayne Rooney takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

93:21 +3.21

Shot by Nemanja Vidic missed to the left of goal.

93:19 +3.19

Corner from the right by-line taken by Robin van Persie.

93:10 +3.10

Cesar Azpilicueta on for Eden Hazard.

90:32 +0.32

Clearance by Ryan Giggs.

90:06 +0.06

Clearance made by Ashley Young.

89:02

Petr Cech takes the free kick.

88:26

Free kick taken by Nemanja Vidic.

88:18

Fernando Torres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nemanja Vidic.

88:16

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

87:42

Patrice Evra takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

87:39

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Mikel gets a block in.

87:32

Phil Jones produces a cross.

86:54

Andre Schurrle leaves the field to be replaced by Mikel.

86:20

John Terry manages to make a clearance.

85:02

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

84:41

Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

84:17

Unfair challenge on Andre Schurrle by Wayne Rooney results in a free kick.

81:45

John Terry restarts play with the free kick.

81:25

Foul by Wayne Rooney on John Terry, free kick awarded.

80:42

Eden Hazard makes a clearance.

79:43

Fernando Torres is cautioned.

79:41

Fernando Torres challenges Tom Cleverley unfairly and gives away a free kick.

79:16

Free kick taken by Tom Cleverley.

79:00

Foul by Frank Lampard on Ashley Young, free kick awarded.

78:43

Clearance by Rio Ferdinand.

77:58

Danny Welbeck goes off and Ryan Giggs comes on.

77:24

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

76:54

Wayne Rooney has an effort at goal. A parry by Petr Cech prevents the goal.

76:30

Header at goal by Fernando Torres to the left of the net.

76:28

The ball is delivered by Branislav Ivanovic.

75:17

Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

74:16

Tom Cleverley makes a clearance.

74:15

Branislav Ivanovic delivers the ball.

74:00

Corner taken by Frank Lampard.

71:55

Clearance by Eden Hazard.

70:54

Clearance made by Patrice Evra.

70:24

Rio Ferdinand restarts play with the free kick.

69:58

Tom Cleverley makes a clearance.

69:09

Michael Carrick makes a clearance.

67:33

Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

66:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashley Young on Eden Hazard.

66:03

Antonio Valencia leaves the field to be replaced by Ashley Young.

64:57

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Petr Cech safely holds on.

62:36

Clearance made by Ashley Cole.

62:22

Clearance made by Rio Ferdinand.

61:30

Tom Cleverley has an effort at goal. Frank Lampard gets a block in.

61:19

John Terry makes a clearance.

60:25

Andre Schurrle makes a clearance.

59:49

Patrice Evra delivers the ball.

59:18

Fernando Torres replaces Kevin De Bruyne.

58:19

Gary Cahill takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David De Gea safely holds on.

58:16

Andre Schurrle takes a shot. Tom Cleverley gets a block in.

57:58

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

56:32

Clearance by Branislav Ivanovic.

56:09

Free kick taken by Michael Carrick.

55:56

John Terry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wayne Rooney.

55:15

Danny Welbeck takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

54:13

Danny Welbeck takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

52:32

Patrice Evra restarts play with the free kick.

52:04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emboaba Oscar on Danny Welbeck.

51:51

Centre by Branislav Ivanovic.

50:28

Eden Hazard takes a shot. David De Gea makes a block.

49:55

Clearance by Ashley Cole.

47:00

The ball is sent over by Patrice Evra.

45:49 +0.49

Unfair challenge on Danny Welbeck by Branislav Ivanovic results in a free kick.

45:47

Free kick taken by David De Gea.

45:22

Eden Hazard challenges Phil Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:14 +0.14

Centre by Nascimento Ramires.

43:12

Emboaba Oscar takes a shot. David De Gea blocks the ball.

42:56

Phil Jones manages to make a clearance.

40:51

Branislav Ivanovic manages to make a clearance.

38:46

Clearance by Phil Jones.

38:38

Clearance by Rio Ferdinand.

37:58

Tom Cleverley takes a fantastic shot and cleared the bar.

37:56

John Terry makes a clearance.

37:01

Patrice Evra delivers the ball.

35:54

Antonio Valencia concedes a free kick for a foul on John Terry.

34:46

Emboaba Oscar takes the free kick.

34:33

Robin van Persie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emboaba Oscar.

32:54

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

32:20

Phil Jones sends in a cross.

32:13

Free kick taken by Patrice Evra.

31:30

Robin van Persie fouled by Kevin De Bruyne, the ref awards a free kick.

30:11

Emboaba Oscar takes the free kick.

29:50

Emboaba Oscar restarts play with the free kick.

29:12

Antonio Valencia challenges Emboaba Oscar unfairly and gives away a free kick.

28:05

Wayne Rooney takes a weak shot. Petr Cech safely holds on.

25:11

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

24:36

The ball is crossed by Antonio Valencia.

23:52

Header at goal by Robin van Persie goes right of the post.

23:50

The ball is crossed by Patrice Evra.

22:18

Robin van Persie takes a brilliant shot and went wide left of the net.

21:08

Emboaba Oscar takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

19:02

Clearance made by Emboaba Oscar.

18:18

Clearance made by Andre Schurrle.

16:28

The ball is delivered by Emboaba Oscar.

15:35

The ball is crossed by Antonio Valencia.

14:38

Clearance by Kevin De Bruyne.

14:36

Free kick taken by Tom Cleverley.

14:12

Ashley Cole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie.

12:57

Eden Hazard crosses the ball.

11:53

Corner taken by Robin van Persie from the right by-line.

11:06

Emboaba Oscar manages to make a clearance.

9:29

John Terry makes a clearance.

9:15

Emboaba Oscar takes a shot. David De Gea safely holds on.

7:43

Clearance made by Patrice Evra.

5:52

Petr Cech takes the free kick.

5:23

Antonio Valencia is ruled offside.

4:56

Clearance made by Patrice Evra.

4:53

Petr Cech takes the free kick.

4:25

John Terry fouled by Wayne Rooney, the ref awards a free kick.

0:36

Clearance by Gary Cahill.

0:14

Danny Welbeck manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Mourinho relishing Man Utd clash Jose Mourinho is relishing the challenge of facing Manchester United as he prepares to be re-acquainted with the Red Devils in Barclays Premier League competition on Monday. Mourinho burst into the British sporting consciousness with his touchline dash and knee-slide at Old Trafford while defeating United en route to Porto winning the 2004 Champions League before having some compelling battles with Sir Alex Ferguson's United during his first spell with Chelsea. He also met United with Inter Milan and Real Madrid, who ended Ferguson's bid for a third European Cup last term, and the Portuguese insists the challenge remains even though David Moyes is now in charge. Mourinho said: "I lost, I won, I drew. I knocked them out of the Champions League, I was knocked out in the Champions League. "I have everything against them. Maybe I won more than lost. Maybe. "But playing Man United - I always say the same - gives me pleasure. I like it. "Last year we were playing them, in the Champions League knockout stages and everyone in Madrid was with some tension. "'At the early stage of the Champions we have to play Man United'. I was happy. I like (it). "I like the stadium, I like the opponent, I like the difficulty of the game. I like it very, very much." The last-16 tie between United and Real hinged on the controversial dismissal of Nani, but a subplot was Ferguson's decision not to start with Wayne Rooney, who is now a target for Chelsea. "I wasn't surprised," Mourinho said. "They have so many attacking options. They have Rooney, Chicharito (Javier Hernandez), (Robin) van Persie, (Ryan) Giggs, Nani, (Danny) Welbeck, (Antonio) Valencia, Ashley Young. So many. "This season they have (Wilfred) Zaha too. So many that you never know who is going to play." Whether he plays or not, Rooney is sure to be the focus of attention on Monday, given Mourinho's stated intent to return with a third bid for the striker following the game. United insist Rooney is not for sale. Rooney may be more than a subplot on this occasion, when there is an opportunity to strike an early blow in the title race. Given Chelsea will have played a game more, Mourinho has downplayed the significance of a win for his side, even though it would take them six points clear of United. And in contrast to Spain, where the Barcelona and Real Madrid contests go a long way to deciding the title, Mourinho believes the number of contenders in the Premier League this term mean the impact of the big games is diluted. "We have six teams (in contention)," Mourinho added. "I keep saying that Man United is the champions and has a fantastic team. "Man City has an unbelievable squad and, for me, Tottenham has an amazing squad, too. "After that Liverpool has the history, has the manager, has some players. I don't think Brendan (Rodgers, the Liverpool boss) has the economical conditions to make a huge improvement in his squad. "And Arsenal is a much better team than you guys (in the media) think and because of the result against Aston Villa maybe people thinks they're not so good. "Man United or Chelsea (will) lose points, or both. So we are there, all of us." Rio Ferdinand admits the Mourinho factor offers a fresh twist to Manchester United's Premier League clash with Chelsea - but it does not necessarily mean the Londoners will get any closer. United finished 14 points ahead of Chelsea last term, and the title was already secure by the time Juan Mata scored the only goal at Old Trafford in May. So even though Moyes has struggled to bring in the reinforcements he feels are necessary for his own squad, Mourinho needs to do more as he has so much ground to make up. Yet the bookmakers have still installed Chelsea as championship favourites, a situation whose only rational explanation can come through the force of Mourinho's personality. Ferdinand can hardly ignore it. But he has been around for long enough to know charisma itself cannot secure silverware. "The fact they have a new manager adds a new dynamic to the game," said Ferdinand. "Mourinho obviously has a big personality. He has been there before so he knows the league. "He is newsworthy. It makes good reading for the public with him around. "Whether it helps them get closer to where we were last year remains to be seen. It will certainly have no bearing on the way we approach the game."

Formation:4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

Formation: 4231Manager: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea

  • David De Gea
  • Phil Jones
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Nemanja Vidic
  • Patrice Evra
  • Michael Carrick
  • Tom Cleverley
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Danny Welbeck
  • Robin van Persie
  • SUBS
  • Oliveira Anderson
  • Ryan Giggs
  • Chris Smalling
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Ashley Young
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Alexander Buttner

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Form Guide

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  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Chelsea
  • WW

Last Meetings

  • Man Utd
  • 0 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 05/05/2013
  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 28/10/2012
  • Chelsea
  • 3 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 05/02/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 18/09/2011
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 08/05/2011
  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 01/03/2011

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 2
  • D Welbeck 2

Chelsea

  • F Lampard 1
  • B Ivanovic 1
  • Ed Oscar 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 5
    • Goals per game 4
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Chelsea

    • Total goals 5
    • Goals per game 4
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins

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