Chelsea were ignored by Manchester United on Thursday night in the English Premier League. Lost by a huge margin of 4-1. And with this victory, United confirmed the Champions League ticket. Casemiro, Martial, Fernandes and Rashford each scored one goal for Man U in the match. Felix scored the only goal for Chelsea.
As a result of this victory, United has become the third number in the points table. They collected 69 points in 37 matches. On the other hand, City is at the top with maximum 89 points in 37 matches. Meanwhile, Arsenal is second with 81 points and New Castle is fourth with 70 points.
Chelsea dominated possession from the start of the match at Old Trafford Stadium. But the host Manchester United was ahead in attack. The Chelsea footballers kept the ball under themselves for 59 percent of the entire match that day. And took five shots along the opponent’s goal.
On the other hand, United, who are behind in possession, managed to keep the ball under their control for 41 percent of the entire match. However, the host footballers had a lot of edge in the attack. Chelsea managed to take a total of nine shots on goal.
Manchester United, who have been playing attacking football since the beginning of the match, took the lead in the sixth minute. Casemiro led the team with a goal. And Martial doubled the gap in the fifth minute of added time of the first half. As a result, the first half ended with a 2-0 goal difference.
Chelsea were desperate for a goal in the second half. But could not see the goal. Two more goals by sitting upside down. In the 73rd minute of the match, Eric ten Haag’s disciples got a penalty. At this time, Bruno Fernandes scored from the penalty to make the difference 3-0. And in the 78th minute, Marcus Rashford’s goal made the difference 4-0. Chelsea’s Joao Felix only narrowed the gap in the 89th minute. But that was not enough to avoid defeat.