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Former Liverpool and Fulham midfielder Danny Murphy has praised Manchester United’s performance against Chelsea after José Mourinho’s side beat Antonio Conte 2-0 at home yesterday.

“The spare man for Manchester United was at the back, – Murphy told Match of the Day – It meant Costa went 2 v 1 with Bailly, Rojo and Herrera did a man-for-man on Hazard wherever he was on the pitch. It didn’t matter where he went, he followed him – that was his job”.

“Matteo Darmian pushed in, even though he was like a third centre-half, and followed Pedro everywhere. You had Pogba and Fellaini in the middle of the park, matched up with Kante and Matic”.

Chelsea were stopped on the flanks as “Young and Valencia, with their athleticism and pace, were against Chelsea’s wing-backs”.

“Then, of course, it was two players against the three instead of one, which many teams do against Chelsea in Lingard and Rashford: the front two caused them all sorts of problems”.

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Cesc Fabregas was a guest of Sky Sports program Monday Night Football yesterday night, commenting the game between Spurs and Stoke City.

The Spaniard spoke about Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford and he said: “He’s on fire at the moment, I really like the kid,”

“I’ve watched him play a few times since he came through.”

Fabregas added: “I really like his intelligence. His desire to be in the box, his movement as we’ve seen, around defenders.”



Chelsea head-coach Maurizio Sarri had his say following his side's 2-2 draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. The Italian boss told SkySports: "I only saw the match...