Manchester United vs Chelsea: Time and where to watch the game including match preview, possible lineup and betting tips

Manchester United vs Chelsea Match || Credit: Imago


Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview || Credit: Imago

Manchester United vs Chelsea: Time and where to watch the game including match preview, possible lineup and betting tips

Stephen Oladehinde 10:04 - 04.12.2023

In what promises to be a high-octane Premier League showdown, Manchester United is set to host Chelsea at Old Trafford on December 6, 2023.

This encounter, steeped in a rich rivalry history, will see two of England's footballing giants clashing in a match that could have significant implications for their league standings. 

Team News

Manchester United

-Injuries/Suspensions:Hypothetically, key players may be sidelined due to injuries or suspensions, impacting the team's formation and strategy.

- Key Players: Players like Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford, known for their impact, could be pivotal for Manchester United's performance.

- Tactical Approach: Manchester United might adopt an aggressive attacking strategy at home, leveraging their midfield strength.

Man United players celebrating || Credit: Imago
Man United players celebrating || Credit: Imago


- Squad Rotation: Chelsea might rotate their squad, considering their recent fixtures and player workload.

- Defensive Strengths: Known for their solid defense, Chelsea could focus on containing Manchester United's attack.

- Attacking Options: With players like Sterling, Jackson and Palmer, Chelsea has the potential to exploit any defensive vulnerabilities of Manchester United.

Chelsea FC players |Photo Credit: Imago
Chelsea FC players |Photo Credit: Imago

Recent Head-to-Head

- 25.05.23: Manchester United 4 - 1 Chelsea

- 22.10.22: Chelsea 1 - 1 Manchester United

- Previous meetings have often ended in draws, suggesting closely matched contests

Manchester United vs Chelsea Recent Form

- Manchester United:Inconsistent performance, with notable wins and losses in recent matches.

- Chelsea: Fluctuating form but potential for strong performances


The chances of winning are distributed between the teams as follows:

Manchester United: 36.8% chance of winning

Chelsea: 38.8% chance of winning

Draw: 24.4% chance of happening

These predictions suggest a very evenly matched game, with Chelsea having a slight edge over Manchester United.

Betting Tips

Manchester United win or draw

Over 1.5 

This indicates that the betting market expects a moderate number of goals, possibly leaning towards a higher-scoring game.

Possible Lineup

Man United lineup (4-2-3-1): Onana (GK) — Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw — McTominay, Mainoo — Rashford, Fernandes, Garnacho — Højlund.

Injured: Casemiro, Martinez, Mount, Evans, Eriksen, Malacia, Diallo.

Chelsea lineup : Sanchez, Disasi, Thiago Silva, Badiashile, Colwill, Caicedo, Fernandez, Sterling, Gallagher, Mudryk, Jackson.

Injured: Chukwuemeka, Chilwell, Chalobah, Fofana, Gusto, Nkunku, Lavia.

Statistical Overview

- Manchester United:60% home win rate, scoring 10 goals in recent matches.

- Chelsea: 80% away win rate, scoring 14 goals

Time and Where to Watch

The match kicks off at 9:15 PM WAT and will be broadcast live in Nigeria on SuperSport. Alternatively, Nigerian fans can stream the game live on FuboTV.

Stay tuned for more updates and match coverage on Pulse Sports.