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Man Utd vs Chelsea: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

10:00 SAST 2022/04/28
Cristiano Ronaldo Harry Maguire Manchester United 2021-22
The Red Devils have seen their Champions League hopes disintegrate over the last few weeks and cannot afford another defeat
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Manchester United welcome Chelsea to Old Trafford on Thursday evening for a Premier League clash of great significance for the hosts.

The Red Devils are currently six points off fourth spot following consecutive defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal, and another loss this week would all but mathematically end their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League.

Ahead of the game, GOAL brings you everything you need to know, including how to watch, team news, odds and more.

Game

Manchester United vs Chelsea

Date

28/04/22

Kick-off time

7.45pm BST

Man Utd vs Chelsea TV channel, live stream & how to watch

Sky Sports is showing Manchester United vs Chelsea live on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) and the game can also be streamed live online using the Sky Go app.

UK TV channel

UK online stream

Sky Sports

Sky Go app

Betting odds & tips

Chelsea are favourites to beat Manchester United at 4/3 with Sportsbet.io. At 2/1 to win, Manchester United are considered underdogs.

Cristiano Ronaldo is 13/3 to be first goalscorer, while Kai Havertz is rated at 16/3.

The last three meetings between these sides have ended as draws and a repeat is priced at 12/5.

Man Utd team news & squad

Position

Players

Goalkeepers

De Gea, Grant, Henderson

Defenders

Maguire, Bailly, Lindelof, Dalot, Varane, Telles, Wan-Bissaka

Midfielders

Mata, Lingard, Fred, Fernandes, Matic, McTominay

Forwards

Ronaldo, Rashford, Elanga, Sancho

Luke Shaw, Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani are all ruled out through injury while Fred is rated as 50/50 with a calf issue.

Predicted Man Utd starting XI: De Gea, Dalot, Varane, Maguire, Telles; McTominay, Fred, Elanga, Fernandes, Sancho, Ronaldo

Chelsea team news & squad

Position

Players

Goalkeepers

Mendy, Kepa, Bettinelli

Defenders

Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Silva, James, Alonso, Chalobah

Midfielders

Saul, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Pulisic, Barkley, Mount, Ziyech

Forwards

Havertz, Lukaku, Werner, Hudson-Odoi

Mateo Kovacic, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ben Chilwell are sidelined while Andreas Christensen and Reece James are rated as doubtful.

Predicted Chelsea starting XI: Mendy, Chalobah, Silva, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Kante, Jorginho, Alonso, Mount, Pulisic, Havertz

Recent results & form

Man Utd last five results

Chelsea last five results

Arsenal 3-1 Man Utd (23/04/22)

Chelsea 1-0 West Ham (24/04/22)

Liverpool 4-0 Man Utd (19/04/22)

Chelsea 2-4 Arsenal (20/04/22)

Man Utd 3-2 Norwich City (16/04/22)

Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace (17/04/22)

Everton 1-0 Man Utd (09/04/22)

Real Madrod 2-3 Chelsea (12/04/22)

Man Utd 1-1 Leicester City (02/04/22)

Southampton 0-6 Chelsea (09/04/22)

Morale is sinking at Manchester United following a poor series of results and the Red Devils are surely in for another tough game on Thursday evening.

Chelsea have been in strong scoring form, netting in each of their last 13 competitive games and will fancy their chances of getting among the goals at Old Trafford against a United side who have looked extremely vulnerable.

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