Chelsea Vs Manchester United : Match Preview

Chelsea will host Manchester United At Stanford Bridge on Sunday for the ninth fixture of the season for both clubs and the first meeting between Antonio Conte and Jose Mohrinho since they took up their jobs in the Premier League platform.

Chelsea has in the 8 games played this season has been able to gather 16 points and presently occupying the 5th position in the League while Manchester United have 14 points from the 8 games played and are presently at the seventh position.

Chelsea defeated the defending champions Leicester last weekend, and would love to make this three more points but this time United isn't like Leicester, though they struggle at times but big teams like Chelsea would feel them on the pitch.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has now recovered from his injury, but not sure of his availability,
And on the Chelsea side John Terry has fully recovered from an ankle injury.

The match is going to mark Mohrinho's first return to his most successful club in Premier League as a rival Coach and this will ignite some respect for the United boss though some of the players will have one or two reasons to prove Mohrinho's philosophies wrong, but any ways its going to be a great game.

Conte says the United Boss deserves some respect because of his name on the history of the Club. Here is from the United Boss

Jose Mourinho: "I don't have to analyse [Chelsea's] start to the season but, when you look at the table and you see where they are, in the middle positions, it cannot be bad.

"I knew that working in England, staying in the Premier League, I would, sooner or later, have to play against Chelsea and I would have to go to Stamford Bridge. The computer has decided that I have to go now, so we go."

Antonio Conte: "I want to see progress on Sunday compared with the Liverpool and Arsenal games and I am confident I will.
"It will be a tactical game on Sunday but the fans have a big part to play and can be an advantage.

"I have great respect for [Jose] Mourinho. He deserves a good reception. He was an important man for Chelsea and wrote part of the club's story."

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