Tip - Chelsea vs Manchester United - 17/02/2020
Chelsea play host to Manchester United in the week 25 of the Premier League as both sides continue to find a balance in their form.
Chelsea is sitting good in 4th position while Manchester United occupy the 6th position with 6 points in between them with their season targets being clinching a UEFA Champions League slot.
Take away the cup games in between their recent results, what is left is that both Manchester United and Chelsea have not won their last 3 league games which of course, is a poor run by their standard.
The reverse league fixture in October saw Manchester United win at home by 4-0 and have equally won their last 2 meetings
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Chelsea's last 5 matches are far from impressive, not a form expected form a top European side; 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss and are yet to win a league game in the last 3 matches.
However, their last 10 home matches in all competitions can be their motivation heading into this game; 5 wins, 3 defeats, and 2 draws has been their record. It is not exactly strong enough but they can try to improve that.
Chelsea has scored 16 league goals at home this season in 12 matches but with continuously defensive frailties which have seen them also conceded 12 goals in these home matches hence keeping only 3 clean sheets in 10 matches at home.
Manchester United Form
Manchester United's last 5 games have a similar trend of 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 defeat in all competitions, certainly not a top side's kind of form. Also, they are winless in 3 league game;
Manchester United have only managed to earn 12 points from a possible 36 points in their away games in the Premier League, after 3 wins, 3 draws, 6 losses.
Their total away record in the last 10 matches has seen them won just 4 matches and lost 4 as well.
This is further worsened by the fact that Manchester United's profligacy in front of goal has hit a new height with no single goal scored in the last 3 Premier League games.
Their last 12 away matches have seen them conceded 17 goals, scoring only 12, with only 4 clean sheets managed in the previous 10 matches.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
have scored 2 or more goals in 13 of their last 20 home matches.
have kept clean sheets in 5 of their last 7 matches.
have not won this fixture in the last 5 meetings.
are winless in the last 3 league matches.
have their past 2 meetings scoring at least 2 goals
Conclusion of Tip - Chelsea vs Manchester United
Well, their disparaging form makes it a difficult game to call but Manchester United more than any other team has enjoyed more victories against the "big 6" this season. Chelsea also needs to respond as both sides chase their first wins in 3 league matches.
Matches between both sides have produced over 2.5 goals 3 times in the 5 meetings, both teams to score was also recorded 3 times.
Both teams to score and of course, over 2.5 goals should be it.
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Results of previous clashes
- Chelsea vs Manchester United: 1:2
- Chelsea vs Manchester United: 1:4
- Chelsea vs Manchester United: 1:1
- Chelsea vs Manchester United: 0:2
- Chelsea vs Manchester United: 2:2