Two late goals from Cole Palmer sealed a remarkable 4-3 win for the Blues at Stamford Bridge. Here’s our Chelsea vs Manchester United stats page.

Chelsea vs Manchester United Post-Match Opta Facts

  • Manchester United were leading in this game at 99:17, the latest a side has ever led in a Premier League match they’ve gone on to lose.
  • Cole Palmer’s hat-trick goal for Chelsea timed at 100:39 was the latest winning goal on record (since 2006-07) in a Premier League game.
  • Chelsea’s Cole Palmer (21y 334d) became the 200th different player to score a Premier League hat-trick and the third youngest player to score 3+ goals in a match against Manchester United in the competition after Romelu Lukaku (20y 6d in May 2013) and David Bentley (21y 158d in February 2006).
  • There were just 81 seconds between Cole Palmer’s equaliser from the penalty spot making it 3-3 (99:18) and his winning goal for Chelsea to make it 4-3 (100:39).
  • Chelsea tonight became the first top-flight side to both score 2+ goals and concede 2+ goals in six consecutive matches in all competitions since Chelsea themselves back in November/December 1989.
  • Since the start of 2015-16, just two Premier League matches have seen 47+ shots (both teams combined) with both of those coming in Chelsea’s last two fixtures (51 vs Burnley & 47 tonight vs Man Utd).
  • Manchester United forward Alejandro Garnacho became the first teenager to score 2+ goals in three Premier League matches in a single season since Michael Owen in 1998-99.
  • Each of Conor Gallagher’s last eight Premier League goals (6 for Chelsea, 2 for Crystal Palace) have either drawn his side level (1) or put them one goal in the lead (7).
  • Palmer has scored eight Premier League penalties for Chelsea this season with only Frank Lampard (10 in 2009-10) netting more from the spot for the Blues in a single season in the competition. He also became just the third player to score two penalties against Manchester United in a Premier League game after Steven Gerrard (March 2014) and Mark Noble (April 2011).
  • In Premier League history, only Yaya Touré (11/11) and Dimitar Berbatov (9/9) have taken more penalties while converting 100% of them than Palmer (8/8).
  • Palmer became the first Chelsea player to score home and away against Man Utd in the same Premier League campaign since Juan Mata (2012-13) and the first English player to do so for the Blues since Frank Lampard (2010-11).
  • Gallagher’s opener (3:38) was Chelsea’s earliest Premier League goal against Manchester United since Pedro’s strike after 30 seconds in October 2016.

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Chelsea vs Manchester United Stats Centre

Our live Opta match centre delivers you all the Chelsea vs Manchester United stats from Thursday night’s epic Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.

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