Premier League Matchday 1: Manchester United vs. Chelsea

Man. U. : 4-2-3-1

#1 David De Gea (GK)(C)

#29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka, #5 Harry Maguire, #2 Victor Lindelof, #23 Luke Shaw

#39 Scott McTominay, #6 Paul Pogba

#15 Andreas Pereira, #14 Jesse Lingard, #9 Anthony Martial

#10 Marcus Rashford

Chelsea: 4-2-3-1

#1 Kepa Arrizabalaga (GK)

#33 Emerson Palmieri, #15 Kurt Zouma, #4 Andreas Christensen, #28 Cesar Azpilicueta (C)

#17 Mateo Kovacic, #5 Jorginho

#19 Mason Mount, #8 Ross Barkley, #11 Pedro

#9 Tammy Abraham

MU 1 Marcus Rashford 18′ (P)


The first Man U / Chelsea game of the season kicks at old Trafford and in the 4th minute, Tammy Abraham hits the post! In the 8th minute, David De Gea makes a good save for Man. U. In the 11th minute, Pedro passes into the middle with Tammy Abraham in the open but he misses the ball when he could’ve easily scored! In the 12th minute, Mason Mount takes a shot from about 5 yards out of the box but David De Gea makes a great save to keep them in the game. In the 17th minute, Kurt Zouma steps on Anthony Martial’s foot so Marcus Rashford takes the penalty and scores the opener! 1-0 for Man. U. In the 22nd minute, Paul Pogba fouls a Chelsea player when creating a chance. In the 30th minute, Anthony Martial misses a shot. 1 minute later, Mason Mount creates a chance but no one took a shot. In the 34th minute, Marcus Rashford scores but was 5 yards offsides. In the 36th minute, Kurt Zouma gets booked for a foul. In the 40th minute, Emerson Palmieri hits the crossbar! The first half ends 1-0.

The second half starts and in the 48th minute, Jesse Lingard gets booked for stepping on Mateo Kovacic. In the 51st minute, Pedro’s shot goes wide. In the 53rd minute, Jorginho gets booked. In the 57th minute, David De Gea makes a good punch-save. Tammy Abraham gets booked. 1 minute later, Christian Pulisic replaces Ross Barkley. He gets fouled 1 minute later. In the 65th minute Anthony Martial doubles the lead! Olivier Giroud replaces Tammy Abraham for Chelsea. 1 minute later, Marcus Rashford scores! In the 69th minute, Victor Lindelof gets a yellow card for time wasting. In the 74th minute, N’Golo Kante replaces Jorginho and Daniel James replaces Andreas Pereira. 7 minutes later Daniel James makes it 4-0! In the 86th minute, Juan Mata and Mason Greenwood replaces Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford. In the 90th minute, N’Golo Kante gets booked. The game ends 4-0.

The player of the match is…

David De Gea! He made 6 saves which kept him a clean sheet. 5 of them were good saves.

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