Chelsea vs Man United
Chelsea football club has started their preparations on Friday for their Premier League clash with Man United on Sunday afternoon at the Stanford Bridge.
Thomas Tuchel’s sit in fifth place, two points off the top four and six points behind their opponent’s United who are currently in second on the log.
Both sides have unbeaten records to keep in tact at the weekend. Chelsea haven’t suffered defeat under Tuchel since he took over, won six (6), drew two (2).
While Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are yet to lose on the road in the league this season.
The last ten matches between these two have seen Chelsea won just two, lost five and drawn three while Man United have won five. The four victories came under Frank Lampard as a the manager.
However, It’s expected to be a close affair in west London this weekend and Chelsea trained at Cobham on Friday as they geared up for the big fixture.
Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech all trained on Friday.
The only absentee was Thiago Silva who trained on his own. Tuchel confirmed that he would be unavailable for selection on Sunday.
“Thiago cannot play on Sunday. He’s still not ready to return just yet.
“He did an individual session today out on the grass and he felt good. It was a big progress, a big step ahead on that front for him and I hope he can be back in contention for next week.
All the Chelsea team members appear to be set for the Chelsea vs Man United clash, no more injury concerns ahead of Sunday except Thiago Silva who is yet to be fit.
Olivier Giroud could lead the line for the Blues but Tuchel refused to reveal his team as he awaits the ‘big challenge’ for his side.
Tuchel: “We will totally focus on us, what we have to do to win this difficult match.
“There is a lot to do but we are on a good run, and it will be a big challenge to be the first ones to beat them in a Premier League away game.”