London – Chelsea came out as the winner in the big match against Manchester United. Although more survived, the Blues were able to defeat the Red Devils by a score of 1-0.
Entertain Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (18/04/2015), Chelsea even more pressed. They lost control of the ball 30-70% of the MU. The number of chances they created fewer.
Chelsea only seven shots throughout the game and two of which led to the goal. Meanwhile, Manchester United made 15 trials scored though only two were right on target.
The only goal of this game is printed Eden Hazard in the first round. Goal was enough to give Chelsea the extra three points.
This victory is getting closer to Chelsea to the Premier League title this season. They are now firmly at the top of the standings with 76 points from 32 games, ten points ahead of Arsenal, who finished second. The MU is in the third position with 65 points from 33 parties.
MU almost winning after just four minutes. Through pass from Ashley Young makes Luke Shaw could pierce through the left side. Shaw then remove the bait drop to Wayne Rooney free-standing in the Chelsea penalty box. However, completion of Rooney still flawed.
MU more control of the ball again threatened in the 13th minute. Paddy McNair joined up to help the attack and fired remotely. However, McNair was wide effort.
Chelsea, which is actually more to survive, it managed to break into Chelsea’s goal in the 38th minute. Hazard who received feedback Oscar heel of penetrating into the penalty box MU and calmly directing the ball in between the two legs of David de Gea. The home side a 1-0 lead and the score did not change until the interval.
MU dominance in terms of possession continued in the second half. But, they rarely enter the penalty box for meeting bastion host team.
Ander Herrera passes the error in the 54th minute almost fatal for Manchester United. Chelsea swift counterattack by Didier Drogba almost made a goal again. Lucky for Chelsea, Drogba was the maximum settlement, while Hazard flick of the crossbar.
MU are difficult to penetrate the defense of Chelsea tries a shot away to score. McNair do that in 61 minutes, but his shot unstoppable Chelsea goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois.
Six minutes later, turn Radamel Falcao shot from outside the box. However, Falcao shot was wide. Rooney also do a few moments later, but Courtois easily catch the ball shot Rooney.
Falcao was able to maximize the chance of obtaining the 77th minute. He escaped into the Chelsea penalty box and fired a left-footed shot, but the ball hit the crossbar just shot.
In injury time, Manchester United filed a claim for a penalty after Ander Herrera dropped Gary Cahill. However, referee Mike Dean did not grant the request.
Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Zouma, Matic; Oscar (Ramires 67 ‘), Fabregas (Mikel 90 + 2’), Hazard (Willian 90 + 3 ‘); Drogba
Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, McNair, Shaw (Blackett 80 ‘); Eyes (Januzaj 70 ‘), Herrera, Rooney, Fellaini, Young (Di Maria 70’); Falcao