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How Manchester United Managed To Silence Chelsea's Powerful Wing backs

Manchester United shared points with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge thanks to goals from Jordan Sancho and Jorginho on each half. Chelsea create many chances but was denied by Manchester United's first-choice goalkeeper who produced a brilliant performance. Carrick surprised many football fans when he opted to play in the first half without a single center forward. He used Jordan Sancho and Marcus Rashford as false 9.

Since taking over Tuchel has been using wing-backs to create more problems for the opponent's defense. Reece James, Marcos Alonso, and Ben Chilwell have contributed more goals this season. However, Michael Carrick selected the best formation that enabled him to utilize Chelsea wing-backs.

The acting manager decided to play three defensive midfielders together just in front of the back four. Nemanja Matic played in the midfield while Fred and McTominay played on the flanks. Fred and McTominay ensured that Chelsea wing-backs that are Recce James and Marcos Alonso did not cause a lot of threats to the defense.

Recce James has been one of the most improved players in the Premier League this season and has managed to score four goals. In addition to that, he has registered four assists in the Premier League. However, he was so dormant against Manchester United in the first half. Alex Tells and the defensive midfielders did not give him a shooting space. Alonso on the other hand had some fantastic opportunities in the first half but waste them. Apart from that, he did not cause a lot of trouble for Arron Wan Bissaka.

Now, The Red Devils have not lost any match since sacked Ole Gunnar. Midweek they won against Villarreal in the UEFA Champions League group stage fixture and they continued their perfect run with a draw at Stamford Bridge. Manchester United's next match will be against Arsenal in the coming week. It's most likely that they are going to have Ralf Rangnick as their new manager.

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