Manchester United 2 Chelsea 1 : Victor Moses Impresses In First Half

Published: February 25, 2018
Manchester United 2 Chelsea 1 : Victor Moses Impresses In First HalfManchester United rallied back to a 2-1 comeback win over Chelsea in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, with Jesse Lingard scoring the decisive goal for the hosts.

Super Eagles Victor Moses started the encounter for the Blues as the Blues recorded their seventh loss in the Premier League this season.

Willian gave the Blues an early lead with a sumptuous effort. After Alvaro Morata rattled the crossbar with an early effort, the Brazilian was on hand to finish off a swift counter attack from Chelsea, arriving just at right inside channel following combination with Eden Hazard to drill in past David De Gea.

Romelu Lukaku levelled matters six minutes before halftime, connecting beautifully with an Anthony Martial's through ball to strike in for 1-1.

Manchester United continued to pile pressure in the attacking third and it paid off when substitute Jese Lingard darted unmarked into the Chelsea box to power home a header courtesy of Lukaku's second scoring contribution of the afternoon, this time with an in swinging cross as Jose Mourinho's side completed a thrilling comeback.

Victor Moses made way for Oliver Giroud after a hushed 78 minutes of action.

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