Manchester United vs Chelsea: Preview, Injury News & Predicted Teams

By on April 12, 2011

Manchester United vs Chelsea (UEFA Champions League, 2nd Leg)
Date: Tuesday, 12th April 2011; Kick-Off: 19:45 GMT
Venue: Old Trafford

After the 1-0 loss against Manchester United in the Champions League first leg at Stamford Bridge, this is a do or die situation for Chelsea. To qualify for the Semi finals Chelsea need a win.

TEAM NEWS

Jose Bosingwa, who missed the weekend fixture against Wigan due to illness, has recovered and rejoined the squad for the journey to Manchester United on Monday. Chelsea have nearly a fully fit squad to select from, Carlo Ancelotti will reveal his team selection later.

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announced that right-back Rafael is his one injury doubt for the game against Chelsea. The Brazilian went off during the Stamford Bridge game. Anderson is back in Manchester United squad having been unavailable for the first leg at Stamford Bridge.

Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand both will be available for this fixture after missing out on the weekend win over Fulham due to suspension and calf injury respectively.

Probable Team Line-ups

Manchester United (4-4-2): Van der Sar (Gk), Rafael, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Giggs, Park, Rooney, Hernandez

Chelsea (4-4-2): Cech (Gk), Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Ramires, Lampard, Essien, Malouda, Drogba, Torres

Submitted by The Chelsea FC.

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7 Comments

  1. elly wanda

    April 12, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Where is luis nani and anderson?

  2. samba cama

    April 12, 2011 at 10:20 am

    nani and anderson can both be available as substitutes. and that wil make me feel good as a united fan. Alex cannot afford to bench nani when things are tough

  3. Tosyn O

    April 12, 2011 at 10:22 am

    either way, man united is winning

  4. easter bunny

    April 12, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    united will win 2-1 and even if nani dont start fergie will stick him on at least hes in the team

  5. Ommy Geeze

    April 12, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    Chelsea is going to be beaten, they have nothing to display. U can’t compare them with the red devils, These are true champs, Man United!

  6. ada

    April 12, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    chelsea 3 man 1 what a sad day it will be for the devils

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