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2017/04/16 | 17:00 |  English Premier League | Old Trafford, Manchester |  Full Time
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As it happened: Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea

2017-04-16 19:15
Last Updated at 05:44
16 Apr 19:39

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Enjoy the rest of your Easter weekend.

16 Apr 19:38
16 Apr 18:55

FULL TIME: Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea.

United out in a dominant display as they convincingly beat the league leaders.

16 Apr 18:51
92' United make their final change as captain Ashley Young is replaced by Fosu-Mensah.
16 Apr 18:50
90' Zlatan goes into the referee's book for handling the ball.
16 Apr 18:49
90' The fourth official signals four minutes of additional time will be played.
16 Apr 18:48
89' Fabregas gets a yellow card for a studs up lunge on Carrick.
16 Apr 18:47
88' Chelsea are enjoying a sustained period of pressure but are struggling to break down United's defence.
16 Apr 18:43
84' Zlatan does well to knock down a ball to Pogba inside Chelsea's box but Cahill does well to clear the danger.
16 Apr 18:41
82' Man United make their second change as Marcus Rashford goes off to a standing ovation as he's replaced by Zlatan Ibrahimovic. CHelsea bring on Loftus-Cheek for Zouma.
16 Apr 18:40
81' Chelsea are enjoying a bit more of possession as United are happy to sit back. Chelsea though have failed to register a shot on target in the second half.
16 Apr 18:35
76' Pedro wins a corner-kick for Chelsea off Herrera who blocks his attempted cross. Rojo heads clear the resulting corner.
16 Apr 18:34
75' Fabregas floats the resulting free-kick straight to De Gea who gathers easily.
16 Apr 18:33
74' Rojo goes into the referee's book after a pull on Diego Costa.
16 Apr 18:32
72' Herrera receives a yellow card for a soft challenge on Hazard after an accumulation of fouls.
16 Apr 18:30
70' Rashford slides into a tackle on Luiz. The Chelsea defence have struggled to deal with the United attacker.
16 Apr 18:27
68' Rashford forces a save from Begovic after giving David Luiz the run around.
16 Apr 18:25
66' Chelsea make their second change as Willian replaces Matic.
16 Apr 18:24
65' Herrera does well to clear the ball to safety while going to ground.
16 Apr 18:23
64' Pedro wins a corner after cutting inside and unleashing a shot that Darmian does well to block.
16 Apr 18:22
60' Rashford makes Begovic's side netting ripple with a ferocious effort that fools the Old Trafford.
16 Apr 18:19
60' United make their first change as Michael Carrick comes on for Jesse Lingard.
16 Apr 18:18
59' Pedro ghosts in at the far post but just fails to direct his effort on goal.
16 Apr 18:17
58' United are maintaining the same intensity and are applying all the pressure on Chelsea.
16 Apr 18:13
53' Antonio Conte reacts and brings on Cesc Fabregas for Victor Moses.
16 Apr 18:10
48' Ander Herrera hammers home a second for the home side with a deflected shot from inside the area that beats a hapless Begovic.
16 Apr 18:07
48' Man United!
16 Apr 18:06
47' Gary Cahill receives a yellow card for a high challenge on Fellaini.
16 Apr 18:04
46' We're back underway at Old Trafford.
16 Apr 17:48

HALF-TIME: Manchester United 1-0.

What a first half by Man United as they looked the stronger of the two sides.

16 Apr 17:47
46' Ashley Young blasts a shot high over the bar from the edge of the box after a neat ball by Lingard.
16 Apr 17:46
45' Costa blasts a shot in anger wide of De Gea's goal as the fourth official signals two additional minutes of stoppage time.
16 Apr 17:45
44' Fellaini draws a foul by Kurt Zouma. United are winning the midfield battle.
16 Apr 17:44
42' Play is stopped to allow Ashley Young to receive some treatment after a wack to the face by Moses.
16 Apr 17:42
41' Rashford is proving to be a nightmare for the Chelsea defence as he forces Cahill to almost put the ball into his own net.
16 Apr 17:40
39' Herrera receives a talking to from the referee after conceding another free-kick on Hazard.
16 Apr 17:37
36' Costa's battle with Rojo is heating up as there's a bit of afters after a coming together inside United's box.
16 Apr 17:35
35' The referee sees a push though in the area in favour of Man United
16 Apr 17:35
34' Herrera concedes a foul in a dangerous area on Eden Hazard.
16 Apr 17:34
32' Diego Costa is the first player to go into the referee's book for a late challenge on Pogba.
16 Apr 17:33
31' Pogba draws a foul from Kante in an interesting battle between the Frenchmen.
16 Apr 17:29
28' Ashley Young with another attempt on goal after a square ball by Pogba but Young drags his shot wide.
16 Apr 17:27
26' United are dominating the early exchanges and are giving Chelsea no time in possession.
 
  • 90'

    Full-time at Old Trafford and the Reds go marching on! This is an absolutely massive result for not only United but Spurs as well! Chelsea remain four points clear but Conte won't rest on his laurels! Mourinho 2-0 Conte in this tactical battle!

  • 90'

    Ibrahimovic is shown a yellow-card. The cards are really starting to tot up!

  • 90'

    Substitution for United as Fosu-Mensah comes on for Young to make his second appearance of the season in the Premier League!

  • 89'

    Yellow-card for Chelsea! Fabregas comes in extremely late on Carrick!

  • 87'

    Substitution for Chelsea as Zouma is replace by Loftus-Cheek!

  • 84'

    Substitution for United and it's their danger-man, Ibrahimovic, who comes on to replace Rashford! The youngster gets a mammoth round of applause as he leaves the field!

  • 80'

    Chelsea have yet to have a shot on target today and De Gea has been nothing more than a spectator but they seem to be coming into this match and a goal looks inevitable if United continue to sit back!

  • 78'

    Yellow-card for Rojo! He brings down Costa, yet again, despite the Spaniard probably not getting onto the final ball.

  • 75'

    Yellow-card for United! Herrera is shown the card for persistent fouling - particularly on Hazard!

  • 71'

    Substitution for Chelsea! Willian comes on to replace Matic! That is a very, very attacking change!

  • 68'

    Chance for Chelsea! The Blues' see a corner cleared out which eventually falls to the feet of Pedro on the right-flank! The Spaniard cuts in on his left-foot but his shot is deflected wide!

  • 64'

    Chance for United! Matic is lazy in possession and ends up being dispossessed! The ball falls to the feet of Rashford who takes aim and fires his 20 yard strike against the side-netting!

  • 60'

    Substitution for United! Carrick comes on to replace Lingard! Carrick should give this young United side some much needed experience as we enter the last 30 minutes!

  • 56'

    Substitution for Chelsea! Moses is replaced by Fabregas - it seems as though Chelsea will be playing a back four!

  • 52'

    United lead 2-0! Herrera has scored for The Red Devils! Young does brilliantly to break into the box and lay a delicate pass into the path of Herrera and the Spaniard fires his shot at goal! The ball takes a wicked deflection and sails past Begovic!

  • 49'

    Yellow-card for Chelsea! Cahill is shown the card for a high boot!

  • 46'

    The second-half has kicked off to the roar of the home faithful!

  • 452'

    Half-time at Old Trafford and it has been an enthralling affair! The match has absolutely lived up to it's hype and the crowd are really loving it! Mourinho will be happy to go into the half with the score at 1-0!

  • 45'

    The Fourth Official has indicated a minimum of two minutes of additional time in the first-half!

  • 41'

    Rojo and Costa collide again in the United penalty-area but a foul was given prior to that! The two men fall to the floor and it seems as though Rojo hits out at him afterwards - he may be punished by The FA after the match!

  • 37'

    Chance for Chelsea! A rare foray forward leads to a free-kick on Hazard! The ball is whipped in from the right flank by the man who was fouled but there was a push in the box and the referee gives United the free-kick now!

  • 33'

    Chance for United! Rashford, Pogba and Valencia hold the ball fantastically near the right corner flag! Pogba then finds Young on the edge of the area but the United man skews his shot wide!

  • 30'

    Bailly and Rojo have continued an ongoing battle with Costa! The Argentine and Ivorian have hacked down the Spaniard on every occasion and it seems as though it is only a matter of time until a card is shown!

  • 26'

    Chance for United! Kante brings down Lingard and the referee has given United the free-kick! Rashford stands over it, right of center, and whips a cross into the box but Chelsea are able to deal with it and clear the ball from danger!

  • 22'

    Old Trafford is absolutely rocking as United begin to flex their attacking muscles! Herrera has been central to all that has been good for The Red Devils today!

  • 18'

    Chance for United! Lingard plays in Young down the left-flank and delivers a lovely deep ball but Rashford can't get on the end of it! So, so close for United!

  • 14'

    Bailly is down injured for United following a push from Diego Costa! Referee, Robery Madley, is having none of it and the Ivorian has recovered and is okay to continue!

  • 10'

    Goal for United! The youngster Rashford has the goal! Herrera plays a delicious through-ball around Luiz and the pacey Englishman fires past Begovic from 12 yards out!

  • 7'

    Change to the starting line-ups! Zouma comes in to replace Marcos Alonso who sustained an injury in the warm-up! Azpilicueta moves to left-back and the Frenchman slots into his natural center-back role!

  • 5'

    The title challengers, Chelsea, have started brightest with Matic and Kante controlling the game from the center of the park!

  • 1'

    Robert Madley gets us underway in this highly anticipated affair!

  • 0'

    Mourinho has sent out a weaker side today in the wake of a Europa League clash coming up! Ibrahimovic is rested and Rashford gets a start in this all important match!

  • 0'

    Begovic, Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Kante, Matic, Alonso, Pedro, Diego Costa, Hazard.

  • 0'

    United XI: De Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Rojo, Darmian, Fellaini, Herrera, Young, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our LIVE broadcast of today's English Premier League clash between Manchester United and Chelsea from Old Trafford!

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Manchester United Chelsea
  • 2 Goals 0
    • 7' Marcus Rashford
    • 49' Ander Herrera
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
    • 73' Ander Herrera
    • 75' Marcos Rojo
    • 90' Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    • 33' Diego Costa
    • 48' Gary Cahill
    • 90' Cesc Fabregas
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • David de Gea
  • Eric Bailly
  • Marcos Rojo
  • Paul Pogba
  • Jesse Lingard
  • Ashley Young
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Ander Herrera
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Matteo Darmian
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  • 27
  • 36
  • 1
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  • 15
  • 19
  • 21
  • 24
  • 28
  • 30
  • Asmir Begovic
  • Kurt Zouma
  • N'Golo Kante
  • Eden Hazard
  • Pedro
  • Victor Moses
  • Diego Costa
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Gary Cahill
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • David Luiz
Substitutions
Substitutions
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Michael Carrick
  • Daley Blind
  • Sergio Romero
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan
  • Luke Shaw
  • Timothy Fosu-Mensah
  • 9
  • 16
  • 17
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  • 24
  • 4
  • 6
  • 14
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  • 37
  • Cesc Fabregas
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek
  • Willian
  • Michy Batshuayi
  • John Terry
  • Eduardo

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