Man United’s Next 5 Matches That Could See Them Overtake Chelsea In The EPL
Manchester United since the appointment of Ralf Rangnick in November have won their two matches in the EPL, recording clean sheets in both of them. Players like Fred and Jadon Sancho have rediscovered their form, and it seems things a going just well for English giants.
The red devils are currently placed 6th on the Premier League table with 27 points, having two outstanding matches. Chelsea on the other hand occupy the 3rd position with 38 points having no game in hand.
The blues are currently not in-form having recorded just one win in their last 4 EPL matches, and this could be the perfect time for Man United to overtake them in the race for the top four. In this article we are going to see United’s next five matches that could enable them achieve just that.
1. Manchester United vs Newcastle
This fixture is scheduled to hold on Monday 27th December, 2021 at the St. James Park by 21:00 West African Time (WAT). Newcastle are placed 19th on the table, and winning this tie may not be a problem for Ralf Rangnick’s men.
2. Manchester United Vs Burnley
The Red Devils will be squaring up against the Clarets on Thursday 30th of December, 2021 at Old Trafford by 21:15 WAT. Burnley currently occupy the 18th position, and will most likely be an easy ride for United.
3. Manchester United Vs Wolves
This will surely be a tricky fixture for Ralf and his men, but with the quality in the team they can always find a way through it. The encounter will be on the 3rd of January, 2022 by 18:30 WAT, their first match of the year with venue being at Old Trafford.
4. Aston Villa Vs Manchester United
Villa are a 10th placed team that seems to have experienced some revival since the appointment of Steven Gérard as their Manager. 15th of January, 2022 will be the date for this match, and it will be played at the Villa Park.
5. Manchester United Vs West Ham United
The Hammers have beaten Chelsea, Man City, Tottenham, Liverpool and United this season, and are strong contenders for the top four. They will be playing against the Red Devils on the 22nd of January, 2022 at Old Trafford.
Do you think Manchester United can overtake Chelsea if they win these five games?