Chelsea, Manchester United Settle For Cagey Goalless Draw


Chelsea and Manchester United settled for a goalless draw in an encounter at Stamford Bridge that saw goal opportunities come at a premium.

The draw means Thomas Tuchel is the first Chelsea manager to not concede a single goal in his opening four Premier League home games.

Also, Chelsea and Manchester United have now drawn 0-0 in both of their league meetings in a season for just the second time, having last done so back in 1921-22. 

Chelsea started the brighter of the two sides, but it was United who were almost the recipient of a penalty after VAR’s first major involvement in the match.

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Edouard Mendy punched a Marcus Rashford free-kick back into play which saw Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Greenwood tussled for the ball, with replays appearing to suggest the ball had struck the Blues man’s hand while in an unnatural position.

The referee consulted his pitch side monitor but stuck with his original decision…

Source: Complete Sports