Hammer blow for City
Mourinho a self-made man, insists Van Gaal
Van Gaal: I've got an 'iron shield'
A case of Chelsea's defence against Man United's attack
What happens when a top defence meets a talented strikeforce?
Something’s got to give, surely.
When Chelsea’s mean defence meets Manchester United’s star-studded forward line, expect sparks to fly.
True to his reputation, the Special One Jose Mourinho has forged a formidable defensive unit in his second stint at Stamford Bridge.
After letting in eight goals in eight games, they hold the joint second-best record in terms of goals conceded.
Over at the other end, Red Devils’ manager Louis van Gaal has assembled some gems to add to what was already the envy of many.
Captain Wayne Rooney might be suspended tonight, but with the likes of Radamel Falcao, Robin van Persie, Juan Mata and Angel di Maria, United have the ability to hurt.
Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 26.
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