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Man Utd vs Chelsea Team News: Drogba Benched, Cole starts. Berbatov in for Rooney

By Football Talk.

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been left on the bench for the trip to Manchester United. Joe Cole gets his second consecutive start as Carlo Ancelotti names an un-changed line-up following last weeks 7-1 win over Aston Villa.

Manchester United have dropped Nani and Carrick, with Giggs and Scholes coming in. Dimatar Berbatov comes in for the injured Wayne Rooney as Manchester United look to extend their lead at the top of the league.

Manchester United Line-up:

Van De Sar

Neville            Ferdinand                Vidic                     Evra

Valencia            Fletcher              Scholes             Giggs                   Park


Subs: Kuszczak, Carrick, Nani, Da Silva, Macheda, Gibson, De Laet.

Chelsea Line-up:


Malouda                                                            Cole

Lampard             Mikel                 Deco

Zhirkov                  Terry                 Alex                  Ferreira


Subs: Turnbull, Drogba, Ballack, Kalou, Strurridge, Belletti, Bruma.



  1. Faizal Mafia

    April 4, 2010 at 6:27 am

    Well Chelsea wons simply if you look at the performance man to man the Chelsea deserved it

  2. Faizal Mafia

    April 4, 2010 at 6:29 am

    *won – Chelse fullback got more into United half than United did theirs – main dissapointment has to be United attack namely Berbatov – still Chelsea midfield was cohesive in their covering

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