Chelsea vs Manchester United: 10 match facts, including Man Utd's awful Premier League record against Chelsea

The key numbers and pre-match analysis for this Premier League meeting

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Ahead of the Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Manchester United, we pick out 10 match facts using our free football app - Independent Football Live.

  1. Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 6 PL games against Man Utd (W3 D3)
  2. Man Utd have lost more often to Chelsea than any other team in the PL era (16 times)
  3. Man Utd have won just 1 of their last 13 PL trips to Stamford Bridge (W1 D4 L8)
  4. Chelsea have drawn their last 3 PL games at Stamford Bridge - they have never drawn 4 in a row at home in the history of the competition
  5. There have been 4 red cards shown in the last 5 PL games between these teams at Stamford Bridge
  6. Wayne Rooney has scored 5 goals in his last 5 PL appearances; more than he had managed in his previous 25 appearances in the competition (4). Rooney has been involved in 8 of the Red Devils last 10 league goals (5 goals, 3 assists)
  7. Juan Mata has gone 12 games without registering a goal or assist, his longest spell without a goal involvement in his Premier League career
  8. Chelsea are on the currentlongest unbeaten run in the Premier League, going without a defeat in 8 league matches now (W3 D5 L0). Despite this, they still haven't recorded back-to-back wins in the league this season
  9. Guus Hiddink is unbeaten in his last 5 competitive contests with Dutch compatriot Louis Van Gall, winning four and drawing one
  10. The Chelsea boss has lost just one PL game in his 20 matches at the club (W13 D6 L1)


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