Manchester United or Chelsea to drop points in their EPL opener

August 10, 2019
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The 2019/2020 English Premier League has kick started with the 4- 1 drubbing of the new comers Norwich City at Anfield by Liverpool. However, the curtain-raiser to the new season will see Manchester United host Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.

National Daily has confirmed that a win for the host will see Chelsea lose three vital points and vice versa, while a draw will see the both teams dropping two vital points. The Red Devils have won all their EPL opening games except two when they shockingly suffered a 0 – 1 defeat at home to Everton in 2012/2013 season and a similar frustrating defeat at Old Trafford to Swansea in 2014/2015 season.  Below are the results of Manchester United EPL openers in the last ten seasons:

2009/2010 Man United defeated Birmingham City 1 – 0 with Wayne Rooney scoring the lone goal

2010/2011 Man United trumped Newcastle 3 – 0 with Dimitar Berbatov, Darren Fletcher and Ryan Giggs on the score sheet

2012/2013 Man United suffered a shock 0 – 1 defeat to Everton at Old Trafford

2013/2014   Man United annihilated Swansea City 4 – 1 with the duo of Van Persie and Danny Welbeck hitting a brace

2014/2015 Man United suffered another shock 0 – 1 defeat at home to Swansea City

2015/2016 Man United had a slight 1 – 0 defeat of Tottenham with Kyle Walker scoring an own goal

2016/2017 Man United defeated Bournemouth 1 – 3 away with Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scoring their three goals

2018/ 2019 Man United defeated Leceister City 2 – 1 at Old Trafford with Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw scoring.

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