Ole Gunnar Solskjaer maintains his 100% victory record against Frank Lampard as Manchester United defeats Chelsea at the bridge on Monday night football. Solskjaer won for the third time this season as Manchester United ended up as the biggest winners in a dramatic game at the bridge.
Two headed goals from either half ensured Manchester United were leaving the bridge with the maximum points while Chelsea are feeling let down by the officials and VAR as a lot of calls went against the Blues.
Chelsea squandered opportunities to go ahead in the early part of the game and got punished in the 44th minute when Martial headed in a cross from Wan Bisaka. Zouma thought he had levelled the game for the Blues in the second half but his goal was ruled out by VAR for a foul by Azpilicueta in the build up to the goal. Ten minutes later, Manchester United doubled their lead from the head of skipper, Harry Maguire. Maguire connected well with Bruno Fernandes’ corner to double United’s lead.
Chelsea’s substitute Olivier Giroud, saw his goal also ruled out for offside by VAR to further compound the Blues frustration on VAR. Chelsea fans are agrieved and felt Harry Maguire shouldn’t be on the pitch for the entire duration of the game as Manchester United defender was let off by VAR for a red card offence on Batshuayi earlier in the first half..
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