Earlier in the day, Burnley lost 3-1 to Everton and Tottenham were defeated 2-1 at home by Newcastle.
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PAST THREE MEETINGS
Chelsea 3 (Eto’o (3)) Manchester United 1 (Hernandez), Premier League, January 2014
Manchester United 0 Chelsea 0, Premier League, August 2013
Manchester United 0 Chelsea 1 (Mata), Premier League, May 2013
The last man to score a goal in this fixture at Old Trafford was Juan Mata, playing for Chelsea.
Manchester United have had a player sent off in two of their last three league encounters with Chelsea.
If Chelsea keep a clean sheet it will be their third successive at Old Trafford. The last time the Blues managed to keep 3+ clean sheets there was a spell of five between 1968 and 1972.
United have won only six of their last 22 league games against Chelsea.Reuse content