Fri 26 May 2023 | 12:19

Manchester United defeat Chelsea

Chelsea loses from Manchester United by four

Manchester United

managed to qualify for the

Champions League

by defeating


4-1 in a postponed match from the 32nd round of the English Premier League.

The German quartet carried the signatures of



Anthony Martial


Bruno Fernandez

, and

Marcus Rashford

in the 6th (45 + 6), 73, and 78 minutes.

Joao Felix

scored Chelsea's goal in the 89th minute.

Manchester United advanced to third place with 72 points, 6 points ahead of


, who were fifth in the standings.

And Manchester United secured its appearance in the

Champions League

after participating this season in the Europa League.

Chelsea's balance froze at 43 points in 12th place, with one round remaining at the end of the Premier League.

Manchester United coach Eric Ten Hag relied on the method of play (4-2-3-1), and


played alongside


deep in the back line with the support of the two full-backs, Wan



Luke Shaw



cooperated with


in the middle of the field,


, Bruno Fernandez, and


, moved behind striker Martial.

On the other hand Chelsea coach Frank Lampard resorted to the 4-3-3 method of play, and the defense line consisted of





Wesley Fofana

, and

Lewis Hall


Manchester United opened the scoring in the sixth minute, when Eriksen executed a free kick, and Casemiro rose to it to head the ball into the net.

The injury forced Anthony off the field to replace Rashford, and Hull directed a typical cross from the left, which


followed at the left post in the 32nd minute.

Martial responded by scoring the second goal for Manio when Casemiro passed a through ball that reached Sancho, who in turn placed it unselfishly in front of Martial, who followed it into the goal.


De Gea

shone in front of Modric's shot from the edge of the penalty area in the 50th minute, and

Kepa Arrizabalaga

responded by deflecting Eriksen's attempt following a pass by substitute Malacia in the 52nd minute.

The referee awarded a penalty kick in favor of Manchester United after obstructing Fernandez inside the area, and the Portuguese player successfully executed the kick in the 73rd minute.

And Manchester United quickly added the fourth goal in the 78th minute, when Fofana lost the ball naively to reach Rashford, who fired the first time to save Kiba before the ball bounced back to him and followed it into the net.

 Felix made his mark by scoring for Chelsea in the 89th minute when he launched the ball from the middle of the field before hitting it low to the left of goalkeeper De Gea.



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