By Amini Nyaungo
Martin Atkinson will today officiate an emotional game when Manchester United face Chelsea EPL today at the Old Trafford at around 17:05 East Africa Time.
Azania Post gives you a few hints you need to know before the match kicks off this evening at the Old Trafford.
Since 2009 the two teams have faced each other 22 times, Chelsea won 9 times while the Red Devil won 7 times.
The two teams have also drew 6 times. The last match the teams two teams played at the Stanford Bridge on November 5, 2017, Chelsea won with 1 goal scored by Alvaro Morata after receiving a pass from Cesar Azpilicueta
Great win for the Blues was on October 23, 2016 where the team won 4-0 and players including Ng’ola Kante,Hazard, Garry Cahill and Pedro managed to net the goals that day.
Record shows that the two teams have met 178 times where the Man United has won 76 times and Chelsea has won 53 matches and they have drawn 49 times.
Man United players including Ander Herrera, Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo, Maruan Fellain, Phil Jones and Zlatan Ibrahimović will not be available in todays match due to different injuries.
Chelsea players Tiemoues Bakayoko, Ross Barkley and David Luiz will also miss the match due to injuries.
As the Chelsea Manager, Antonio Conte has won three of his four matches while playing against his rival Manchester United while Jose Mourinho, the Manchester United boss has won only twice in the Premier League and one on the FA Cup.
Manchester United is in the third place with 56 points, Chelsea remains in the fourth place with 53 points.
Manchester United excepted lineup will include: De Gea, Ashley Young, Chriss Smalling, Eric Baily, Valencia, Matic, Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Martial, Sanchez and Lukaku and Chelsea is expected to have Courtois,Rudiger,Cahill, Azplicueta, Mosses,Cante,Fabregas,Pedro, Willian,Giroud and Morata in their lineup.