Chelsea found the net twice times in the two different halves but could not count them as the goals. Besides, their other two efforts were stopped by the VAR. It seems that they were out of luck earlier today at their home venue. On the other hand, the guest team Manchester United found the net twice times in their two different efforts. So, the Red Devils got the victory at the Stamford Bridge!
At the Stamford Bridge, earlier today Chelsea and Manchester United play a Premier League match. The Red Devils won the match by a 2 – 0 goal against the Blues. The two-goal scorers are Martial and Maguire. In the last August, at the Old Trafford, Chelsea started their Premier League tour by facing the defeat against Manchester United with a 4 – 0 score. Now, in the 2nd leg of the season, they have tasted the same defeat. Including the match against the Red Devils, the Blues failed to see the victory in their last four league matches consecutively. They were defeated twice times and two matches were drawn. In return, after the three matches, the most successful club Man United found the net.
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Chelsea, the local team dominated the ground and could go ahead in the 23rd minute of the game. Willian’s pas found the right spot but Batshuayi missed the chance. In the first half, Belgium forward missed another good chance as well. In the 45th minute, the Red Devils took their first shot on target and found the net. The English right-back Bissaka made the cross and the French forward Martial head the ball to the net.
At the beginning of the 2nd half, once again luck betrayed the Blues. The young English midfielder Mount took the shot that was stopped by the post. In the 64th minute, Man United player Bruno Fernandes’s shot did not find the net also. Two minutes later, the Red Devils found the net and took control of the game. The Portuguese midfielder Fernandes passed the ball and from the 15 yards, the English defender Maguire jumped and took a certain head. It went to the net successfully.
Chelsea were left frustrated as two of their goals were disallowed by VAR, helping Manchester United to a vital 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge in the quest for Champions League qualification. Do you think Man United will make the top 4? 🤔#CHEMUN pic.twitter.com/EK4aTtkIEZ
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In the 75th minute, Giroud found the net but using the VAR, the referee canceled the goal due to the off-side. In the first half, Chelsea found the net once again but the referee did not count it also. In the 89th minute, Mount’s free-kick was stopped by the post and Chelsea’s defeat became almost certain.