5 Interesting Facts on Manchester United Vs Chelsea

The inaugural week of the English Premier League – the highest caste of the English League – for 2019-2020 season closed with Manchester United v Chelsea. Located at Old Trafford Stadium on Sunday (11/08/2019), Man United vs Chelsea match ended with the score 4-0 to the host. The Red Devils’ four goals – the nickname of Man United – were created by brace Marcus Rashford (18 ‘, 67’), Anthony Martial (65 ‘), and the new player, Daniel James (81’).

In that match, Chelsea actually led the ball with 53.8 percent. In total they also shot more, namely 18 kicks (7 of which lead to the goal). While Man United only took off 11 kicks (5 pointing at goal). However, Man United this time is more effective. Of the 5 shots on goal, 4 of them managed to nest into Chelsea’s goal.

Here are five facts of the match Manchester United vs Chelsea:

1. One kick, one goal
Daniel James made his debut with Manchester United in the English League very well. He entered in the 74th minute to replace Andreas Pereira. Seven minutes on the field, Daniel James scored his first goal for Man United. Interestingly, he only released one kick in the match and immediately produced a goal.

2. Chelsea returned to 2000
After losing 0-4 to Manchester United, Chelsea are now directly plunged in 19th place in the English League standings for season 2019-2020. The club nicknamed the Blues falls into the relegation zone for the first time since 30 September 2000.

3. Man United’s biggest win over Chelsea in the Premier League
The 4-0 win this time was Manchester United’s biggest win over Chelsea in the Premier League. Previously, the Red Devils won over Chelsea with the same score in the 1965 League Cup and the 1994 FA Cup.

4. Marcus Rashford’s brace record against Big Six
With two goals against Chelsea, Marcus Rashford has now collected a total of three braces (scoring two goals in one match) against the Big Six English League club. Rashford previously scored a brace against Arsenal (2016) and Liverpool (2018).

5. A brilliant Pogba at the hands of Solskjaer
Paul Pogba managed to create two assists in the match against Chelsea, each for Marcus Rashford and Daniel James. An additional two assists now confirm that he is a key player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The French national team midfielder has been involved in 18 goals (10 goals and 8 assists) for Man United in the Premier League since Solskjaer became coach. The record is the most from other Red Devils players.

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