Chelsea v Manchester United, 28 February 2021

Score0-0
RefereeStuart Attwell
CompetitionPremier League
VenueStamford Bridge
Kick-off: 4.30pm Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 58 Chelsea won: 18 Drawn: 23 Manchester United won: 17 Chelsea scored: 71 Manchester United scored: 72 Both meetings in a league season ended in goalless draws for the second time; previously 1921-22 in League Division One.

0 Chelsea

Manager: Thomas Tuchel

0 Manchester United

Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy
Defender Ben Chilwell
Defender Antonio Rüdiger
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi
Midfielder N'Golo Kanté
Midfielder Mateo Kovačić
Midfielder Mason Mount
Midfielder Hakim Ziyech
Forward Olivier Giroud

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David De Gea
Defender Victor Lindelöf
Defender Harry Maguire
Defender Luke Shaw
Defender/Midfielder Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Defender/Midfielder/Forward Scott McTominay
Midfielder Bruno Fernandes
Midfielder Fred
Midfielder/Forward Daniel James
Midfielder/Forward Marcus Rashford
Forward Mason Greenwood

Substitutions:

Reece James for Callum Hudson-Odoi 46
Christian Pulišić for Olivier Giroud 65
Timo Werner for Hakim Ziyech 78

Substitutions:

Anthony Martial for Mason Greenwood 79

Cards:

Ben Chilwell 62 Y

Cards:

Fred 50 Y
Harry Maguire 79 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga
Defender Emerson
Defender Marcos Alonso
Defender Kurt Zouma
Defender/Midfielder Reece James
Midfielder Jorginho
Midfielder Christian Pulišić
Midfielder/Forward Kai Havertz
Forward Timo Werner

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson
Defender Alex Telles
Defender Eric Bailly
Defender Axel Tuanzebe
Defender Brandon Williams
Midfielder Nemanja Matić
Midfielder Donny van de Beek
Forward Amad Diallo
Forward Anthony Martial

Comments:

League position: 5th Chelsea had now kept a clean sheet in six of their last nine games in the Premier League. The Blues remained unbeaten in their last nine games in all competitions, including the last eight under recently appointed manager Thomas Tuchel. They had now won one of their seven games in this Premier League season against the current top seven teams (lost four).

Comments:

League position: 2nd Manchester United remained without a win so far in this Premier League season in the seven games against the Big Six opposition (lost two); five had now ended in goalless draws, including each of the last four. United extended their club record run to 20 consecutive away games in the Premier League without defeat (won 13). The Red Devils had now taken 50 points from their 26 games so far in this Premier League season; 12 more points than at the same stage of the previous season.