MANCHESTER – Team news and live streaming coverage of today’s English Premier League football today clash between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Manchester United come into this game looking to win three consecutive Premier League meetings against Chelsea for the first time since September 1965 under Matt Busby.
At the same time, Chelsea enter this encounter winless in their last seven Premier League away matches against Manchester United (D4 L3). This run is the Blues’ longest run without a top-flight win at Old Trafford since a 16-game streak between September 1920 and January 1957.
MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM NEWS
As for team news today, Manchester United have named the same starting team that beat Newcastle United 4-1 last weekend at St James’ Park in the Premier League.
However, recently acquired signing Edinson Cavani is on the bench this afternoon and Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted the former PSG forward could make his debut.
Paul Pogba remains on the bench alongside summer recruit Donny van de Beek. Striker Mason Greenwood is also on the bench, as well as Axel Tuanzebe.
Harry Maguire, Juan Mata and Daniel James come back into the XI after not starting in the 2-1 win at PSG in midweek.
Manchester United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Mata, James, Rashford. Subs: Henderson, Pogba, Cavani, Greenwood, Matic, Van de Beek, Tuanzebe.
CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
Chelsea, meanwhile, make one change from the side that ended 0-0 draw with Sevilla in the Champions League.
Midfielder Mason Mount misses out and is only on the bench with Cesar Azpilicueta coming in to shore things up at the leaky backline.
Willy Caballero is on the bench with Kepa Arrizabalaga out of the matchday squad all together.
Edouard Mendy starts in the Premier League again, while Thiago Silva and and Reece James also start.
Chelsea: Mendy, James, Silva, Zouma, Azpilcueta, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kante, Pulisic, Havertz, Werner. Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Abraham, Kovacic, Giroud, Mount, Ziyech.