Manchester United vs Chelsea 3-1 Highlights
8' [1 - 0] Chris Smalling
37' [2 - 0] Nani
45' [3 - 0] Wayne Rooney
46' [3 - 1] Fernando Torres
On 18 September 2011, the Super Sunday match between two of the most potential candidates for the English Premier League this season, Manchester United and Chelsea, dramatically takes place at Old Trafford stadium.
The Red Devils have to defeat the Blues to maintain their No. 1 position and create a safe distance from the next team, Manchester City. Chelsea also needs three points to catch up with the two teams of Manchester.
At the last round, Manchester United had a sound 5-0 victory against Bolton thanked to a hattrick of Wayne Rooney and two goals of Javier Hernández. Chelsea also beat Sunderland 2-1 with two goals scored John Terry and Daniel Sturridge.
Manchester United vs Chelsea highlights: A dramatic Super Sunday match at the Old Trafford
In the fifth latest EPL and UCL matches between two teams, M.U. had four victories on 8 May 2011 (2-1), 12 Apr 2011 (2-1), 6 Apr 2011 (1-0), and 8 Aug 2010 (1-3). Chelsea just defeated once on 1 Mar 2011 (2-1).
Sir Alex Ferguson of Man Utd. vs Chelsea Manager Carlo Ancelotti
Early this week, Manchester United shared a point with Benfica during the first UCL match of the season, while Chelsea had a 2-0 win against Bayer Leverkusen. Sir Alex Ferguson didn’t give a strong line-up as he team competed with Benfica to focus on the match between the Red Devils and the Blues.
The reigning Premier League champions have had a good start at the season with 12 points after four rounds, averaging four and a half goals a game. At the Super Sunday match, M.U. is served by strikers Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernández (Chicharito), who helped the Red Devils won Bolton 5-0.
The Premier League's leading scorer Rooney recently expressed his pride on M.U. new signings, Phil Jones, Ashley Young and David De Gea. He claimed that they each have the potential to become great players for the club.
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United competes with Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea during the EPL match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on May 8, 2011
Manchester United vs Chelsea