Chelsea and Manchester United players have an aerial duel in the 2021/2022 Premier League continued at Stamford Bridge, Sunday (11/29/2021) WIB. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Manchester United ( MU ) will fight against Chelsea in the 2021/2022 English Premier League at Old Trafford Stadium, Friday (29/4/2022) at 01.45 WIB. Which player has the greatest chance of scoring a goal?
On paper, Chelsea is more favored because so far they are in third place in the standings. While MU is in sixth position with a difference of 11 points.
However, in the history of the meeting of the two teams, Manchester United still dominates the victory. The Red Devils won 78 matches from 190 meetings.
In terms of productivity, Manchester United is also far above Chelsea. The Red Devils recorded a total of 297 goals and only 227 goals were replied by the Blues.
The Manchester United ( MU ) players also dominate the list of top scorers in the meeting of the two teams. Anyone?
Bobby Tambling – Bobby Tambling scored 7 goals in the Manchester United vs Chelsea duel. He was the Blues’ mainstay striker from the 1959/1960 season to 1969/1970.
The seven goals were recorded in 15 meetings against the Red Devils in the First Division era. Including scoring a brace in the 1961/1962 season.
Chicharito – Javier Hernandez. This striker was brought in by Manchester United from Guadalajara at the start of the 2010/2011 season with a value of 6 million pounds. During 6 seasons he appeared 157 games with a score of 59 goals and 20 assists. He won two Premier League trophies and 1 Community Shield. (AFP/Ian Kington)
Chicharito played for Manchester United for four seasons from 2010 to 2014. He had the opportunity to make 13 appearances against Chelsea.
From that meeting, a player whose full name is Javier Hernandez Balcazar scored 8 goals against the Blues. His goals were recorded in the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Community Shield.
Wayne Rooney – Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. (AFP)
As Manchester United’s all-time goalscorer, Wayne Rooney is also diligent in scoring goals against Chelsea. He recorded a total of 9 goals against the Blues.
Rooney scored 9 goals in 30 appearances against Chelsea. Most goals scored in the Premier League.
Denis Law – Manchester United legend Denis Law (left) won the Ballon d’Or in 1964. This Scottish player was able to perform brilliantly that season by collecting 41 goals from 39 matches in all competitions. He was also named the third top scorer of all time for the Red Devils. (Photo: AFP/Andrew Yates)
Just like Wayne Rooney, Denis Law scored 9 goals in the Manchester United vs Chelsea duel. However, he only appeared 14 times against the Blues.
Denis Law was Manchester United’s mainstay in the 1962/1963 to 1973/1974 season. He also scored a hat-trick against Chelsea in the 1965/1966 First Division.
Mark Hughes – Manchester United was managed by Alex Ferguson from 1988 to 1995. Starting to coach in 1999, he briefly managed Manchester City in June 2008-December 2009. His last team was Southampton from March 2018 to December 2018. (Photo: AFP/Glyn Kirk)
Mark Hughes still leads the list of top scorers in the Manchester United vs Chelsea duel. He scored 11 goals.
However, Mark Hughes both played for the team. Although most of his goals were scored with Manchester United.