The weekend's big match takes place at the Bridge on Sunday and as the excitement builds, we have plenty of pre-match information with which to arm yourselves...
Chelsea vs Man United head to head
Chelsea and Man United played out a goalless draw in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford in October. United are aiming to keep four consecutive clean sheets against Chelsea in the league for the first time since April 1925.
Biggest league win for each team
Chelsea 5-0 Man Utd, Stamford Bridge, 1999/00Man Utd 6-0 Chelsea, Old Trafford, 1960/61Man United’s biggest league win at Stamford Bridge is 4-0 in 1947/48
Last season’s corresponding match
CHELSEA 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 2Premier League, Stamford Bridge, 17.02.20, 8pm
Chelsea (4-3-3): Caballero; James, Christensen (Zouma h/t), Rudiger, Azpilicueta (c); Kante (Mount 12), Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Batshuayi (Giroud 68), PedroUnused subs Arrizabalaga, Tomori, Alonso, BarkleyiBooked Willian 35, Rudiger 47, Zouma 59, Pedro 64Head coach Frank Lampard
Manchester United (3-4-1-2): De Gea; Bailly, Maguire (c), Shaw; Wan-Bissaka, Matic, Fred, Williams; Fernandes (Dalot 90+1); James (Pereira 79), Martial (Ighalo 90+1)Unused subs Romero, Jones, Mata, GreenwoodBooked Fred 59, Williams 75, Wan-Bissaka 78Scorers Martial 45, Maguire 66Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Referee Anthony TaylorAttendance 40,504
Chelsea are fifth with 43 points from 25 games, six points behind second placed Man Utd and two behind West Ham in fourth.
Chelsea have the fourth-best home league record this season behind Man City, West Ham and Liverpool, winning 22 points from 12 games.Since Thomas Tuchel's first game in charge of Chelsea on 27 January, we have allowed our opponents just 1.7 shots on target per Premier League game on average (10 faced in 6 matches) - the lowest ratio of any side in the competition in this time.The Blues are looking to keep four consecutive home clean sheets in the Premier League for the first time since January 2018 under Antonio Conte.
Chelsea have only lost two home games in all competitions in the last 24, winning 16 of them. Our two defeats in that time were to Liverpool (0-2) and Man City (1-3).
Chelsea Premier League scorers
Abraham 6, Jorginho 5 (5 pens), Werner 5, Giroud 4, Mount 4 (1 pen), Zouma 4, Chilwell 2, Hudson-Odoi 2, Thiago Silva 2, Alonso 1, Azpilicueta 1, Havertz 1, James 1, Pulisic 1, Ziyech 1, own-goals 1.
Man United stats
Manchester United are currently the Premier League top scorers with 53 goals in 25 games - their most at this stage of a top-flight campaign since the 2012/13 season (60), which was the last time they won the title.A total of 85 goals have been scored in United’s 25 games in the Premier League this season, an average of 3.4 per game. Only games involving Leeds have seen more (86).
Premier League scorers
Fernandes 15 (7 pens), Rashford 9, Cavani 6, Martial 4, McTominay 4, James 3, Pogba 3, Maguire 2, Wan-Bissaka 2, Greenwood 1, Lindelof 1, Van de Beek 1, own-goals 2
Man United are unbeaten in their last six league visits to London including their 2-0 win at the Bridge last February.Man Utd are the only side who are still unbeaten on their travels in the Premier League this term. They have the third-best away record in the Premier League this term with eight wins and four draws from their 12 games.
Bruno Fernandes has scored and assisted in a league game seven times this season - the most of any player across the top five European leagues in 2020/21.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s managerial record against ChelseaWon 4Drawn 2Lost 2
Man Utd’s last Premier League game
Sunday 21 February 2021Man Utd 3 Newcastle 1Team (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire (c), Shaw; Fred, Matic; James (Mata 88), Fernandes, Rashford (Shoretire 89); Martial (Greenwood 70)Booked: FernandesScorers: Rashford 30, James 57, Fernandes 75 (pen)
Man Utd’s January transfer window
INAmad Diallo Atalanta
OUTTimothy Fosu-Mensah Bayer LeverkusenJesse Lingard West Ham, loanMarcos Rojo Boca Juniors
There are no suspensions.
The suspension for five bookings has now passed. Players who accumulate 10 yellow cards in Premier League matches up to and including our 32nd fixture will serve a two-match suspension in the competition.
Premier League bookings list
Chelsea: Kante 6, Azpilicueta 4, James 3, Thiago Silva 3, Ziyech 3, Alonso 2, Chilwell 2, Havertz 2, Kovacic 2, Mount 2, Pulisic 2, Christensen 1, Giroud 1, Zouma 1
Man Utd: Maguire 6, Fernandes 5, Shaw 5, Pogba 3, Rashford 3, Fred 3, Bailly 2, James 2, Matic 2, Tuanzebe 2, Cavani 1, Fosu-Mensah 1, Greenwood 1, Henderson 1, Van de Beek 1, Wan-Bissaka 1