The rivalry between Manchester United and Chelsea has its roots in the early days of Englishfootball. Both clubs were founded in the late 19th century and quickly established themselves as major forces in the game. Over the years, this rivalry has grown and become one of the most intense and enduring in all of sports.
The reasons for the rivalry are many and varied. On the one hand, there is the simple fact that both clubs are located in major cities in the north and south of England, respectively. This has led to a natural geographic rivalry, with fans from each club fiercely loyal to their team and eager to see them come out on top.
On the other hand, there are deeper historical and cultural factors at play. Both Manchester and London have long been centers of industry and commerce, and this has led to a certain amount of competition and tension between the two regions. This tension has spilled over into the world of football, with both clubs eager to prove their superiority over the other.
Whatever the reasons for the rivalry, one thing is clear: when Manchester United and Chelsea meet on the pitch, it is always a high-stakes affair. From battles to glory, let’s take a look at some of the most memorable matches between these two great clubs.
From Battles to Glory: A Review of Man United vs Chelsea Matches
May 25, 2023
Manchester United 4-1 Chelsea
February 26, 2023
Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United
December 28, 2022
Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea
October 22, 2022
Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United
August 28, 2022
Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea
Man United vs Chelsea
Past History Man United vs Chelsea
1994 FA Cup final Man United vs Chelsea : Chelsea 4-0 Manchester United
One of the most one-sided matches in the history of this rivalry, this game saw Chelsea dominate from start to finish. Goals from Gavin Peacock, David Lee, and two from Gavin Peacock ensured a comprehensive victory for the Blues, and left Manchester United reeling.
2004-05 Premier League season: Manchester United 1-2 Chelsea
This game was a crucial moment in the history of the Premier League, as it saw Chelsea establish themselves as a major force in the competition. After a tense first half, the Blues took the lead through a goal from Tiago. Manchester United equalized through Ruud van Nistelrooy, but a late winner from Mateja Kezman secured the victory for Chelsea.
2007 FA Cup final Man United vs Chelsea: Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United
This was a closely contested affair, with both teams playing excellent football. However, it was Didier Drogba who proved to be the match-winner, scoring the only goal of the game in the 116th minute of extra time to secure the cup for Chelsea.
2008 Champions League final: Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea (Man United wins 6-5 on penalties)
One of the most dramatic matches in the history of this rivalry, this game saw Manchester United and Chelsea battle it out for the biggest prize in European football. After a tense 90 minutes, the game went into extra time, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring for Manchester United and Frank Lampard equalizing for Chelsea. The game went to penalties, and it was John Terry’s miss that proved decisive, as Manchester United won 6-5 to secure their third European Cup.
2013 Premier League season: Manchester United 0-1 Chelsea
This game saw Chelsea once again establish themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the Premier League. A first-half goal from Juan Mata was enough to secure the victory for the Blues, and leave Manchester United struggling to keep pace with their rivals.
2018 FA Cup final Man United vs Chelsea: Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United
Another closely contested game, this FA Cup final saw Chelsea edge out Manchester United thanks to a first-half penalty from Eden Hazard. Despite creating numerous chances, Manchester United were unable to find the back of the net, and the cup went to Chelsea.
2019-20 Premier League season: Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United
This game saw Manchester United turn in a dominant performance, with goals from Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire securing a vital victory. The win helped to keep Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four finish alive, while also dealing a blow to Chelsea’s own aspirations.
As we have seen, the rivalry between Manchester United and Chelsea is one of the most intense and enduring in all of sports. From the early days of English football to the modern era of the Premier League and Champions League, these two great clubs have battled it out for supremacy on countless occasions. And while the results may have gone back and forth over the years, one thing is clear: when these two teams meet on the pitch, it is always a match worth watching.
These performances showcase Mohammed Shami’s exceptional skill and consistency as a bowler. His ability to swing the ball both ways and extract bounce from the pitch has made him a genuine threat to any batsman…
6/56 (1st Innings) against Australia in Perth Stadium, 2018
5/28 (2nd Innings) against South Africa in Wanderers Stadium, 2018
5/35 (1st Innings) against South Africa in Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium, 2019
9/118 (Match) against West Indies in Eden Gardens, 2013
8/107 (Match) against South Africa in SuperSport Park, 2021
7/58 (Match) against Bangladesh in Holkar Cricket Stadium, 2019
6/56 (2nd Innings) against England in Oval, 2014
6/51 (1st Innings) against England in Edgbaston, 2018
6/132 (Match) against Afghanistan in Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, 2018
7/57 (Match) against New Zealand in Old Trafford, 2019
7/57 in the semi-final against New Zealand in 2023
3/21 (Match) against Afghanistan in Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, 2014
3/38 (Match) against England in Edgbaston, 2014
2/14 (Match) against Zimbabwe in Melbourne Cricket Ground, 2022
These are just some of Mohammed Shami’s most impressive bowling performances. He has a knack for taking wickets in clusters, and he has been a key contributor to India’s success in all three formats of the game.
On 11/19/2023, Australia won the ICC World Cup defeating India by 6 wickets, Batting first India scored 240 in 50 overs, and Australia chased the target in 43 overs, Travis Head is the player of the match for scoring 137 in 120 balls. Virat Kohli is the player of the tournament.
The final was on 11/19/2023 between India and Australia in Ahmedabad.
On 11/16/2023, Australia won their semi-final match against South Africa, Batting first South Africa scored 212 in 49.4 overs, The batting collapse of South Africa in the initial 10 overs cost them the match, though they gave Australia a tough fight by taking 7 wickets for 193 runs, Australia was able to chase the target, Travis Head was the player of the match for scoring 62 in 48 balls and taking 2 wickets, From South Africa David Miller scored a rescue century of 101 in 116 balls.
On 11/15/2023, India won their semi-final match against New Zealand by 70 runs, Batting first India scored a massive 397 for 4 wickets while chasing New Zealand got all out for 327 in 48.5 overs, Mohammed Shami was the player of the match for taking 7 wickets for 57 runs.
Semi-Final 1 between India and New Zealand in Mumbai on Nov 15, 2023
Semi-Final 2 between Australia and South Africa in Kolkata on Nov 16, 2023.
Final on Nov 19, 2023, in Ahmedabad India.
On 11/12/2023, India defeated Netherlands by 160 runs in the last league match of the ICC World Cup 2023, Batting First India scored a massive 410 for 4 wickets, Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul scored centuries with respective scores of 128 in 94 balls and 102 in 64 balls While chasing the target Netherlands was all out for 250 in 47.5 overs, Shreyas Iyer is the player of the match.
On 11/11/2023, England won their last match against Pakistan by 93 runs, England batting first scored 337 in 50 overs, while chasing Pakistan got all out for 244 in 43.3 overs, David Willey was player of the match for taking 3 wickets and scoring quickly 15 runs.
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On 11/10/2023, South Africa defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets, The match was somewhat of a close fight. Afghanistan scored 244 in 50 overs while chasing South Africa reached the target in 47.3 overs, Rassie Van der Dussen was the player of the match for scoring 76 in 95 balls.
On 11/09/2023, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by 5 wickets with 160 balls remaining, this win ensured practically a semi-final spot for New Zealand, Sri Lanka scored a meager 171 in 46.4 overs, and New Zealand chased the target 171 in 23.2 overs.
On 11/08/2023, England won their match against the Netherlands comfortably, Batting First England scored 339 for 9 wickets in 50 overs, While chasing the target Netherlands was all-out for 179 in 37.2 overs. Ben Stokes was the player of the match for scoring 108 in 84 balls, this puts England in 7th position in the points table helping their chances to qualify for the champions trophy in 2025.
On 11/07/2023 in Mumbai, in an agonizing match for Afghanistan, they got defeated by Australia after Afghanistan almost got them, Batting first Afghanistan scored 291 for 5 wickets, while chasing Australia at an early stage and lost 7 wickets for a meager 91 runs, however, Greatest double hundreds in one-day cricket history by Glen Maxwell 201 in 128 balls made Australia winners, and he was the player of the match.
On 11/06/2023 in Delhi, Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets, Batting first Sri Lanka scored 279 in 49.3 overs, Charith Asalanka scored a century of 108 in 105 balls While chasing Bangladesh reached the target in 41.1 overs, and Shakib Al Hasan the player of the match for scoring 82 in 65 balls and taking 2 wickets for 57 runs.Angelo Matthews from Sri Lanka made cricket history by being dismissed timed out, the only player in international cricket history out in this kind of fashion.
On 11/05/2023 in Kolkata Eden Gardens, India defeated South Africa by a huge margin of 243 runs, Batting first India scored 326 for 5 wickets, Virat Kohli scored a century of 101 in 121 balls, he was the player of the match and this day is his Birthday, Also Ravindra Jadeja took 5 wickets by giving away 33 runs.
On 11/04/2023 in Ahmedabad, Australia defeated England by 33 runs, Batting first Australia scored 286 in 49.3 overs, England while chasing got all out for 253 in 48.1 overs, Adam Zampa was the player of the match for taking 3 wickets (21 runs) and scoring 29 in 19 balls.
On 11/04/2023 in Bengaluru, Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 21 runs in a rain-affected match through the DLS method, New Zealand scored 401 in 50 overs, while chasing Pakistan reached 200 for 1 wicket in 25.3 overs, since Pakistan was ahead in the match as per DLS method, they were declared winners, Fakhar Zaman was the player of the match for scoring 126 in 81 balls, Pakistan kept its chances live in World Cup 2023 semi-final spot.
On 11/03/2023, Afghanistan defeated the Netherlands comfortably by 7 wickets, the Netherlands scored a meager 179 in 46.3 overs and got all out while chasing Afghanistan reaching the target in 31.3 overs losing only 3 wickets, Mohammed Nabi was the player of the match for taking 3 wickets for 28 runs.
On 11/02/2023, India defeated Sri Lanka by a huge margin of 302 runs, India batting first scored 357, and while chasing the target Sri Lanka was all out for a meager 55. Mohammed Shami was player of the match for taking 5 wickets.
On 11/01/2023, South Africa defeated New Zealand by 190 runs, South Africa scored a huge total of 357 for 4 wickets, While Chasing the target New Zealand all out for 167 in 35.3 overs, Rassie van der Dussen was the player of the match for scoring 133 in 118 balls. Pakistan got a glimmer of hope now to qualify for the semi-finals.
On 10/31/2023 in Kolkata Eden Gardens, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh comfortably by 7 wickets, Bangladesh won the toss and batted first, they scored 204 in 45.1 overs, Pakistan easily chased the target of 205 in 32.3 overs, Fakhar Zaman was the player of the match for scoring 81 in 74 balls.
On 10/30/2023 in Pune, Another great win by Afghanistan in World Cup 2023, won against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets, Player of the match Fazalhaq Farooqi for taking 4 wickets and giving away only 34 runs, Afghanistan moved to 5th position in the points table causing a sensation.
On 10/29/2023 in Lucknow, India won against England on a difficult pitch to bat, Rohit Sharma was player of the match for scoring 87 in 101 balls, and Indian Fast bowlers Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah were excellent along with spinner Kuldeep Yadav to bowl out England for 129 in 34.5 overs. India scored 229 for 9 wickets in 50 overs.
On 10/28/2023 in Kolkata Eden Gardens, Netherlands showed their ambitions by winning against Bangladesh by 87 runs, Paul van Meekeren was the player of the match for taking 4 wickets for 23 runs.
On 10/28/2023 in Dharmasala, Australia defeated New Zealand by a narrow margin of 5 runs, This is the highest-scoring match for Australia and New Zealand in ODI’s, Australia scored 388 in 49.2 overs while chasing New Zealand was 5 less than target stranded at 383 for 9 wickets in 50 overs, Travis Head from Australia is player of the match for scoring 109 in 67 balls.Australia looks like it has their winning form back.
On 10/27/2023 in Chennai, South Africa defeated Pakistan by 1 run, a close encounter, Pakistan scored 270 in 46.2 overs having not utilized the full 50 overs of batting led to the downfall, Tabraiz Shamsi was the player of the match with 4 wickets for 60 runs in 10 overs, and South Africa moved to the top of the table, Pakistan and England are almost out of this world cup 2023.
On 10/26/2023 in Bengaluru, Sri Lanka defeated England by 8 wickets, England was all out for 156 in 33.2 overs, and Sri Lanka reached the target in 25.4 overs, Lahiru Kumara is player of the match for taking 3 wickets giving away only 35 runs in 10 overs, England moves down to 9th position in the points table.
On10/25/2023 in Delhi, Australia defeated the Netherlands by a gigantic margin of 309 runs, Player of the match Glen Maxwell scored the fastest record World Cup 100 in 40 balls, and his final score was 106 in 44 balls.
On 10/24/2023 in Mumbai, South Africa defeated Bangladesh by a huge margin of 149 runs, Quinton de Kock scored 174 out of 140 balls, and he was the player of the match.
On 10/23/2023 in Chennai, In another great upset in World Cup history, Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by 8 wickets, Player of the match is Ibrahim Zadran for scoring a critical knock during the chase of 285 target, he scored 87 in 113 balls.
India moved to the top of the World Cup 2023 points table
Australia moved to 4th position in the World Cup 2023 points table.
On 10/22/2023 in Dharmasala, India won against New Zealand in their 5th match, Mohammed Shami was the player of the match with a 5-wicket haul, and Virat Kohli scored a match-winning knock of 95.
On 10/21/2023 in Lucknow, Sri Lanka won against the Netherlands in their 4th match, Player of the match Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sri Lanka reached their target 263 with 10 balls remaining.
On 10/21/2023 in Mumbai, South Africa won against England emphatically in their 4th match, they scored a massive 399, and England was able to muster only 170 and got all out in 21.6 overs, This was a massive win for South Africa with a margin of 229 runs, Player of the match is Heinrich Klaasen(South Africa) who scored 109 in 67 balls.
On 10/20/2023 in Bengaluru, Australia won their 4th match against Pakistan, it was a fighting match till around the 40th over, however, Pakistan lost quick wickets afterward unable to reach the massive target of 368.
On 10/19/2023 in Pune, India won against Bangladesh comfortably in their 4th match, Virat Kohli made 100 and was the player of the match.
On 10/18/2023 in Chennai, New Zealand comfortably won against Afghanistan in their 4th match, Glenn Phillips was the player of the match after scoring 71 in 80 balls for New Zealand.
On 10/17/2023 in Dharmasala, In another of the great upsets in the World Cup, the Netherlands defeated South Africa by 38 runs, Scott Edwards is the player of the match for scoring 78 in 69 balls and 3 catches.
On 10/16/2023 in Lucknow, Australia won against Sri Lanka by 5 wickets, Adam Zampa was the player of the match for taking 4 wickets for 47 runs.
On 10/15/2023 in Delhi, In one of the greatest upsets in the World Cup, Afghanistan defeated England by 69 runs, with Player of the Match Mujeeb Ur Rahman scoring 28 off 16 balls and grabbing 3 wickets for 51 runs.
On 10/14/2023 in Ahmedabad, India won their third match against Pakistan comfortably, Juspit Bumrah was man of the match with 2 wickets for 19 runs in 7 overs, Rohit Sharma scored 86, and Shreyas Ayar scored 53 hitting the winning shot to reach the Pakistan total of 191.
On 10/13/2023 in Chennai, New Zealand won their third match against Bangladesh, they are at the top of the table, and Lockie Ferguson is the player of the match with 3 wickets for 49 runs.
On 10/12/2023 in Lucknow, Australia lost their second match against South Africa, Quinton de Kock scored 109 in 106 balls and he was the player of the match.
On 10/11/2023 in Delhi, India won their Second match comfortably against Afghanistan, India reached the target score of 272 in 35 overs, Rohit Sharma scored 131 in 84 balls, and Virat Kohli scored 55 in 56 balls.
On 10/10/2023 in Dharmasala, England won against Bangladesh easily, David Malan player of the match after scoring 140 in 107 balls.
On 10/10/2023 in Hyderabad, Pakistan won their second match against Sri Lanka with a great partnership between Rizwan and Abdulla.
On 10/09/2023 in Hyderabad, New Zealand defeated the Netherlands by 99 runs, Mitchel Santner was the player of the match after scoring 36 in 17 balls and taking 5 wickets for 59 runs.
On 10/08/2023 in Chennai, India won their first match against Australia in a thrilling contest in Chennai, K.L. Rahul, and Virat Kohli played a record-breaking partnership to get India to reach the winning score.
On 10/07/2023 in Dharmasala, Bangladesh Won Against Afghanistan comfortably with 92 balls remaining, Player of the match Mihidy Hasan Miraz scored 57 of 73 balls and took 3 wickets.
On 10/07/2023 in Delhi, South Africa defeated Srilanka by 102 runs, Aiden Markram was the player of the match after scoring 106 in 54 balls.
On 10/06/2023 in Hyderabad, Pakistan won comfortably against the Netherlands in their First Match, Saud Shakeel was the player of the match scoring 50 balls 68.
On 10/05/2023 in Ahmedabad, England had a bad start to the tournament with a heavy loss against New Zealand, Conway and Ravindra both scored centuries to give New Zealand the first win in this World Cup.