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Chelsea vs Manchester United Live Score and Commentary

Chelsea
FT
4 - 0
Manchester United
Pedro 1'
G. Cahill 21'
E. Hazard 62'
N. Kanté 70'
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You want to know Antonio Conte's secret to success? The score is 3-0 in Chelsea's favour, and Marcos Alonso had just given the ball away. Above the insanely loud crowd at the Bridge, the Italian's voice could be clearly heard - He was yelling


You want to know Antonio Conte's secret to success? The score is 3-0 in Chelsea's favour, and Marcos Alonso had just given the ball away. Above the insanely loud crowd at the Bridge, the Italian's voice could be clearly heard - He was yelling "I will kill you".

He is moulding Chelsea into his mirror image, and it is a frightening sight for the rest of the Premier League. 

Manchester United were shabby, disjointed, lacking a plan B and looked tired after their Thursday night exertions. Mourinho has to do something here, or United will fast slip out of contention for a top 4 finish - forget talk of any titles.

Mourinho's return to Stamford Bridge was always going to be full of drama. No one, though, could have predicted this. 

This season is turning out to be insanely fun for the neutral. 

It was a pleasure bringing this hugely enjoyable match to you! Thank you for reading.

This is Anirudh Menon signing out.

Toodle-ooo!

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Peep! Peep! FULLTIME


Jose Mourinho has just been handed his heaviest defeat as a Premier League Manager. And it HAD, HAD, to be at the hands of Chelsea

What a match Chelsea have played. What a match Conte had planned out.

Mourinho exchange words with Conte, and they do not look polite. Say what you want Jose, that was a masterclass from Antonio - and Chelsea are deserved victors!  

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92' Rojo has a go from distance. It is a lovely, lovely, strike that draws out yet another save from Courtois. 

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91' Pogba plays in a beautiful through ball to Rojo, whose square back is met by Zlatan - but rather unconvincingly - Cahill slides in and clears it. 

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3 minutes added on

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89' Chalobah has a go from distance. Comfortable save for De Gea

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87' Valencia plays a great crossfield ball right to the feet of Rojo - who in turn lays it of to Martial. But the Frenchman is blocked out by that wall of blue. Antonio Conte is beseeching his crowd to increase the volume. They duly oblige! It IS LOUD AT THE BRIDGE!!!

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86' Victor Moses cuts in and rockets one at goal. It takes a lucky (for United) deflection of Blind and bounces out of danger. 

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85' Chelsea are killing this game with the ease of a an experienced hangman doing his job. 

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84' Pogba tries from long-range. He shouldn't have. Martial attempts to cut in from the left, but Azpilicueta has been a ROCK today. Nothing doing there, Tony

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83' Antonio Conte is such a hard man to please!! Everytime United have the ball, you can hear the fiery Italian yell at his players to press - "Go! Go" - above the raucous home crowd. That, ladies and gentlemen, is a man who WANTS TO WIN.

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82'  Ole! Ole! Ole! scream the Stamford Bridge faithful as Chelsea knock the ball around.

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80' ZLATAAAAAAAAAANOOO!!!! He controls the ball on his chest, swivels and hits it in one fluid motion, but Thibaut Courtois does incredibly well to dive low to his left and save it. A beautiful attempt that brought out the best from Courtois! 

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78' Valencia has been trying all day. He puts in another decent cross, but Zlatan is penalised for fouling Luiz. 

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77' SUBSTITUTIONS - Willian and Batshuayi ON, the EXCELLENT Hazard and Costa OFF. The two main Chelsea attackers were unbelievably good today, and the Bridge stands as one to applaud the two

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76' Everything United are trying is being met by a stubborn wall of men in blue. Martial is the latest to learn that they are not in the mood to give an inch.

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75' YELLOW for Pogba. A foul of pure, unadulterated frustration there 

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74' Pogba plays in a wonderful dinked cross that Rashford attempts to cushion onto the path of Zlatan. Luiz is having none of it. 

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73' Costa runs at a furiously backpedalling Smalling, but he shoots it straight at De Gea

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72' Blind swings in a brilliant cross, but Zlatan cannot guide his acrobatic effort on target. The Swede has been desperately poor today.

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71' Pogba tries a shot from distance. Stamford Bridge breaks out in guffaws

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70' SUBSTITUTION - Pedro OFF, Chalobah ON

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N'golo freaking Kante cuts in through the middle of the United defence, sells Chris Smalling a SUPERB dummy and passes it into the corner. That was some goal!

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69' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALL!!! N'GOLO KANTE!!! WHAT. A. GOAL! 

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67' Herrera has a wild swing from a mile out. He has been the only United player who has looked up for it today. The shot is rubbish, though

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66' YELLOW for Alonso as the left wingback rugby tackles Pogba to the ground. Mata swings in the resultant free kick, and Rojo heads it high

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65' Herrera tries to work space for a shot by selling a dummy to Kante. The Frenchman ain't buying. 

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64' SUBSTITUTION - Lingard OFF, Anthony Martial ON

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63' Matic bosses Pogba off the ball. This is too easy for Chelsea right now

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This has got to hurt Jose Mourinho. Defeat would have been ok, but this is a thrashing of the highest order!

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He had to score. He had to. He is allowed the freedom of the Stamford Bridge pitch, before he curls a shot into the corner. It was a beautiful finish. But what utterly poor defending!

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61' GOOOOOOAAAAAAAALL!!!!! EDEN HAZAAAAAAAAAAAARD!!!!!!!!

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60' Rojo puts in a superb ball that is just out of reach of Zlatan. Not really sure why the Swede didn't jump harder for that!

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59' Zlatan plays in a delicious ball through to Mata, but he is forced wide by Azpilicueta. The ball is pumped back in, but Cahill clears easily. 

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58' United win two corners in quick succession. Both are horrible.

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57' UNITED HAVE A SHOT ON GOAL! Lingard forces a good save out of Courtois

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56' Pogba tries to play in Zlatan. Cahill clears imperiously

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54' Rojo loses the ball after a mis-touch just outside the Chelsea box. Moses breaks with extreme pace before playing in Hazard. The Belgian's shot is very well blocked by Smalling. The United captain has grown into the match after that early mistake

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53' Rashford plays in the ball deep - it's a beautiful cross - but Pogba cannot reach it!

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52' Lingard is bullied off the ball by Azpilicueta and is fouled in return, Martin Atkinson blows his whistle but Chelsea would much have preferred the ref play advantage as both Costa and Hazard were steaming forward.

Pedro
assist: Marcos Alonso
1'
Pedro
1'
G. Cahill
21'
29'
E. Bailly
David Luiz
41'
46'
Mata
M. Fellaini
52'
M. Rojo
E. Bailly
E. Hazard
assist: N. Matić
62'
65'
A. Martial
J. Lingard
Marcos Alonso
66'
N. Kanté
assist: Pedro
70'
N. Chalobah
Pedro
71'
75'
P. Pogba
Willian
E. Hazard
78'
M. Batshuayi
Diego Costa
78'
Tournament Premier League 2016-17 - Week 9
Stadium Stamford Bridge
Match time Sun, 23 Oct, 08:30 PM
Manchester United (4-2-3-1)
José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho (Manager)
13
T. Courtois
24
G. Cahill
30
David Luiz
28
Azpilicueta
3
Marcos Alonso
21
N. Matić
7
N. Kanté
15
V. Moses
10
E. Hazard
19
Diego Costa
11
Pedro
1
De Gea
17
D. Blind
12
C. Smalling
3
E. Bailly
25
A. Valencia
21
Ander Herrera
27
M. Fellaini
14
J. Lingard
6
P. Pogba
19
M. Rashford
9
Z. Ibrahimović
Manchester United (4-2-3-1)
José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho (Manager)
Chelsea Subs
1
A. Begović
8
Oscar
22
Willian
23
M. Batshuayi
26
J. Terry
29
N. Chalobah
34
O. Aina
Manchester United Subs
5
M. Rojo
8
Mata
11
A. Martial
16
M. Carrick
18
A. Young
20
S. Romero
36
M. Darmian
44% POSSESSION 56%
14 SHOTS 16
6 SHOTS ON GOAL 5
7 FOULS 17
5 CORNERS 7
2 OFFSIDES 3
3 YELLOW CARDS 2
0 RED CARDS 0
5 SAVES 2
Points Table
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 38 69
2 Tottenham Hotspur 28 17 8 3 34 59
3 Manchester City 28 17 6 5 24 57
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 25 56
5 Manchester United 27 14 10 3 19 52
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 22 50
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 21 50
8 West Bromwich Albion 29 12 7 10 1 43
9 Stoke City 29 9 9 11 -9 36
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 -3 33
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 -12 33
12 West Ham United 29 9 6 14 -12 33
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 -11 32
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 -15 31
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 -14 30
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 -10 28
17 Swansea City 29 8 3 18 -27 27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 -32 24
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 -13 22
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 -26 20
Champions League Champions League Qualification Europa League Relegation
Last updated: Oct 23, 2016 22:33