With a crucial win over Spanish league leaders Atletico Madrid with the help of Giroud’s sensational overhead kick, Chelsea face Manchester United next in the Premier League. This marks the beginning of a tough run of fixtures for the Blues with Liverpool, Everton and Leeds lined up next.
The results in these games will be significant for their Champions League qualification aspirations for the upcoming season.
Today's game against Manchester United is a big opportunity for Thomas Tuchel to make a big statement in the Premier League. It's an opportunity for Chelsea to move to 4th position in the league table.
Here's how Tuchel might set up his team for tonight's game:
With a 4-2-3-1 formation, Giroud is set to lead the attack while Ziyech and Werner play in the RW and LW positions respectively.
Mason Mount should play as AMF while Kovacic and Kante occupy the double pivot position.
A back four comprising of Reece James, Zouma, Rudiger and Chillwell are set to start in the flanks and the centre back positions in the defensive line.
See illustration below:
We predict a 1-0 victory in favor of Chelsea. Drop your predictions below.
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