Chelsea vs Manchester United : Chelsea and Manchester United are looking to bounce back from chastening defeats when they meet in the FA Cup fifth round tonight.
Chelsea vs Manchester United
English FA Cup (5th Round)
Place: Stamford Bridge – London, ENG
Time: 2:30pm ET
Date: 18 Feb 2019
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While Maurizio Sarri’s side picked up a first-leg win in their Europa League last 32 clash with Malmo on Thursday, the memories of last Sunday’s 6-0 hammering at Manchester City are still fresh in the memories of Blues fans.
Chelsea team news
Chelsea have no fresh injury concerns ahead of Monday’s clash with and will give a late fitness test to Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
Blues midfielder Loftus-Cheek missed Thursday’s Europa League trip to Malmo having suffered a recurrence of his persistent back problem.
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Man Utd team news
While it serves as a huge blow, it provides an opportunity for forwards Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku to rediscover their goalscoring touch.
Solskjaer said it also opens doors for attacking youngsters Angel Gomes and Tahith Chong, who have been pushing for first-team action this season.
“It is a chance for anyone who plays, whether it is Alexis, Romelu or Angel (Gomes),” the Norwegian coach added.
Losing Lingard and Martial is an enormous blow for Solskjaer.
As demonstrated on Tuesday, neither Alexis Sanchez or Juan Mata have the pace to offer the same energy going forward.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
There have been 181 meetings between these two giants of English football over the years.
Manchester United have 84 wins to their name compared to Chelsea’s 54.
The Blues have lost just two of the last 17 meetings, however.