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Chelsea v Manchester United squad news and live stream: Carrick’s Red Devils face off against the table’s best in Premier League showdown – kick-off time, latest match news and stats


Premier League leaders Chelsea will take on Manchester United without a coach this weekend in a top blockbuster.

Thomas Tuchel’s Blues have been superb so far this season and crushed Leicester last weekend to stay top of the table.

Chelsea take on Man United this weekend

United, meanwhile, have had a scorching few weeks and parted ways with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after last Saturday’s horror show at Watford.

Michael Carrick is in temporary charge of the Red Devils and he helped them strike back midweek with a Champions League win over Villarreal.

But facing fit Chelsea at Stamford Bridge will be a huge challenge for a United side that will always struggle to gain confidence.

Chelsea vs Man United: date and time

The Premier League clash will take place on Sunday, November 28.

It will take place at Stamford Bridge with a kick-off time at 4.30 p.m.

These two drew 0-0 in their two encounters last season.

Chelsea v Man United: TV Channel & Live Stream

The clash will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League with coverage starting at 4 p.m.

Sky Sports customers can stream this live through the app using their mobile devices, tablets or computers.

Alternatively, you can buy a Sky Sports Day Pass on NowTV for £ 9.99.

Updates will be live on talkSPORT throughout the afternoon while talkSPORT.com hosts a live blog for all the action.

Chelsea v Manchester United squad news and live stream: Carrick’s Red Devils face off against the table’s best in Premier League showdown – kick-off time, latest match news and stats
Chelsea set to get Lukaku back for Man United visit
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Chelsea v Man United: team news

Ben Chilwell is expected to be out for several weeks after his midweek injury.

N’Golo Kante also suffered a knee injury against Juventus and will need to be assessed.

Mateo Kovacic remains out while Kai Havertz has a slight hamstring problem.

Romelu Lukaku should be in good shape to start.

For United, Harry Maguire is suspended following his red card against Watford while his compatriot Raphael Varane remains absent.

Paul Pogba is also injured while the club will have to check Luke Shaw, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani.

Donny van de Beek and Anthony Martial are among those pushing for the starts.

Chelsea v Manchester United squad news and live stream: Carrick’s Red Devils face off against the table’s best in Premier League showdown – kick-off time, latest match news and stats
Carrick started his tenure at Man United flawlessly midweek
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Chelsea v Man United: match information

  • Chelsea have not had a win in their last seven Premier League games against Man Utd, having only experienced a longer league-less winless period against the Red Devils once before (10 games between 1938 and 1950).
  • Manchester United have kept their clean sheet in each of their last four Premier League encounters with Chelsea – the only side to record a shutout in more consecutive league appearances against the Blues is Newcastle United, who in played six in a row between 1913 and 1919.
  • In all competitions, Manchester United have won three of their last four away matches against Chelsea (D1), having won just three of their previous 25 visits to Stamford Bridge before that.
  • This is the fifth time Chelsea have hosted Manchester United in a Premier League game at the start of the day as league leaders. Les Bleus have won three of the previous four (L1), to go on to win the title in the season of each of the three victories (2005-06, 2009-10 and 2014-15).
  • Manchester United are undefeated in their last 11 Premier League away games in London (W7, D4), winning each of their last three games in a row. They last won four consecutive league visits to the capital between May and November 2005.
  • League leaders Chelsea have conceded just four goals in their 12 Premier League appearances this season. Only the Blues themselves (3 in 2004-05) have shipped less at this stage of a high-flying English campaign.
  • Manchester United have lost five of their last seven Premier League games (W1 D1), as many as they had in their previous 42 in the competition. They have lost their two league games (to Man City and Watford), but haven’t lost three in a row since December 2015.
  • Michael Carrick will be the first Englishman to take charge of Manchester United in a league match since Ron Atkinson in November 1986 (1-1 against Coventry). Four of the five managers to take charge of the Red Devils since the departure of Alex Ferguson have won their first championship match at the head, with the exception of Louis van Gaal (1-2 against Swansea in August 2014).
  • Manchester United interim manager Michael Carrick will be the 14th different manager to take charge of his very first Premier League game against Chelsea. 10 of the previous 13 have lost (W1 D2), Duncan Ferguson being the only one to emerge victorious (3-1 in December 2019).
  • Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has only scored in one of his 11 Premier League appearances against Manchester United, scoring a hat-trick to replace West Brom in Sir Alex Ferguson’s last game at the helm of the Red Devils in may 2013.
  • In all competitions, Man Utd’s Cristiano Ronaldo has scored just one goal in 15 appearances against Chelsea, in the 2008 Champions League final. The Blues are the team he has faced the most without. never score in top football (10 games).

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