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Chelsea vs Manchester United preview, kick-off time, team news and how to watch live stream

Everything you need to know about our Carabao Cup fourth round tie against Manchester United, including the latest team news...


When and where

The match takes place at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday 30 October. Kick-off is 8.05pm UK time. 

Latest Chelsea team news

Toni Rudiger and N'Golo Kante are still out, and Ruben Loftus-Cheek is a long-term absentee. 


Latest Manchester United team news

Paul Pogba is out until December, and the Red Devils are also missing Luke Shaw, Nemanja Matic and Axel Tuanzebe through injury. Diego Dalot is an injury concern, and Eric Bailly a long-term absentee. 
 

Chelsea vs Manchester head to head record

Since Roman Abramovich became owner of the club in 2003, Chelsea and Manchester United have won more major trophies than any other English club - Chelsea 16, Man Utd 14.

Chelsea and Man Utd are drawn against each other in the League Cup for the fifth occasion. The most recent being the 2012/13 fourth-round tie.

Chelsea v Man Utd in the League Cup

1970/71 Fourth round Old Trafford L 1-2
2002/03 Quarter-final Old Trafford L 0-1
2004/05 Semi-final first leg Stamford Bridge D 0-0
Semi-final second leg Old Trafford W 2-1
2012/13 Fourth round Stamford Bridge W 5-4 aet

Our overall cup record against the Red Devils is seven wins, four draws and 13 defeats. Our last meeting at the Bridge was in the FA Cup last season.

How to Watch?

Sky Sports will be broadcasting the game live in the UK. Highlights will be available on the Fifth Stand App and this website from 1am on Thursday morning. 

How to Listen live?

Chelsea TV will be providing live audio commentary on the Fifth Stand App and this website, and there will also be live text commentary on those platforms.

Who is the referee?

Referee: Paul Tierney


When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw?

Should we advance, we will find out our quarter-final opponents from 8.45am on Thursday morning, with the draw live on BBC Radio 2. 

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