Henrikh Mkhitaryan Vows To Bring Consistency To Manchester United
- Author: Julie Sanders Sep 29, 2017,
Sep 29, 2017, 16:54
Jose Mourinho's side are already on the brink of qualification for the knockout stage of this season's competition after maintaining their 100% record by beating CSKA Moscow 4-1 on Wednesday (27 September).
The Ivory Coast global made the switch from Villarreal to Old Trafford last summer.
Gundogan played the last 10 minutes in the 2-0 victory over Shakhtar in the Champions League mid-week.
Two title rivals face off at Stamford Bridge in what will provide us with an early indicator of each side's credentials in the battle for Premier League supremacy. That is the case in the duels with Man City as the previous five meetings finished with three or more goals, so considering the efficiency of both teams, we can expect to see a bunch of goals at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
By contrast, Liverpool play Spartak Moscow in the Russian capital on Tuesday but then do not face Newcastle United at St James' Park until 4.30pm on Sunday, which gives Jürgen Klopp's side nearly 50 hours more respite than United, which has left Mourinho exasperated.
Manchester United manager José Mourinho is frustrated and confused at his side's Premier League schedule following UEFA Champions League away games this season. "My surprise is for this because there is the time (to play the game later)".
The two teams look well-matched ahead of the game, but Chelsea will need to find an answer to City's forwards, who are in prolific form, if they are to get anything out of the game.
"We managed very well his recovery".
Chelsea ended the season 12th and level on points with 13th-placed City. That means we are a good team, we have good players.
Discussions are time-sensitive as the Premier League is set to start the tender process for TV rights for 2019-22 in the next few months. He thrives on dealing with hard situations and making them look very easy.
"They were better in every aspect of the game", admitted Griezmann. Apart from the goal it wasn't a good day for me.