Manchester United and Chelsea shared points, 1-1, in the Premier League this evening. The Thomas Tuchel’s side continued their poor performance at Old Trafford, and Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal against Chelsea. The match was very interesting, because both teams dazzled brilliantly.
Apparently, Manchester United will continue their unbeaten streak against Chelsea at Old Trafford. Because, the Blues haven’t won any games at Old Trafford, since 2013. Nevertheless, both teams faced each other with a high level of winning spirit and confidence. The likes of Arsenal and Liverpool obviously defeated the Red Devils, but they avoided a third defeat in a row.
Manchester United vs Chelsea: The Blues players’ rating:
Reece James – 8.3/10
The English right-back was superb against Manchester United. Reece James was a pillar against Rashford and Ronaldo, as he had 11 duels won, 4 tackles, 100% dribbles, and 3 crosses.
Kai Havertz – 7.4/10
The German forward registered an assist with 5 shots against Manchester United. Of course, Chelsea would have lost at Old Trafford without him, because he was literally responsible for Marcos Alonso’s goal.
N’Golo Kante – 7.6/10
The Frenchman single-handedly commanded the midfield against Manchester United. Kante displayed a masterclass performance, with 100% dribbles, 3 key passes, 5 duels won and 3 tackles.
Marcos Alonso – 7.5/10
The Spanish left-back literally gave Chelsea 3 points against Manchester United. Alonso had 3 key passes, 2 long balls, 2 crosses, and 2 shots. He was a nightmare for Diogo Dalot and Anthony Elanga.
Jorginho – 7.4/10
The Italian magnifico was brilliant in the midfield against Manchester United. Jorginho had 100% dribbles, 5 duels won, 3 interceptions, and 2 tackles.
Mason Mount – 7.3/10
The Englishman pulled out another masterclass performance at Old Trafford. Having had 3 shots, 4 key passes, and 5 long balls. Mount didn’t score or register an assist, but he was amazing against the Red Devils.
Thiago Silva – 6.9/10
The Brazilian centre-back was a nightmare for Cristiano Ronaldo. So, he made it difficult for the Portuguese to penetrate, with 7 long balls, 3 duels won.
César Azpilicueta – 6.9/10
The Chelsea’s captain was amazing against Manchester United. Because, he didn’t give Marcus Rashford breathing space. Azpilicueta had 100% dribbles, 3 tackles, and 4 clearances.
Antonio Rüdiger 6.7/10
The German centre-back had 3 clearances, as he gave Anthony Elanga a tough time. At the same time, Rudiger was brilliant offensively with 3 shots.
Timo Werner – 6.6/10
The German forward was literally poor against Manchester United. As such, he was subbed off for Christian Pulisic after 71 minutes. Timo Werner was very open in the counter-attack, but could not penetrate.
Edouard Mendy – 6.6/10
The Senegalese stopper had 2 saves and 2 saves from inside the box, but he didn’t really have a good game.
Manchester United vs Chelsea Substitutions:
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (82, for N’Golo Kante) – 6.7/10
Christian Pulisic (71, for Timo Werner) – 6.5/10
Romelu Lukaku (70, for Kai Havertz) – 6.3/10