Manchester United stopped Chelsea in Carrick’s first game on the bench

Chelsea were stopped by Manchester United with a 1: 1 draw on Sunday in the first match of Micheal Carrick on the bench of the reds in the Premier League, decided mainly by a blunder and a penalty of Jorginho.

Jadon Sancho gave United the lead early in the second half, before Jorginho saved Chelsea from defeat by scoring from the penalty spot at Stamford Bridge.

Although losing two points, Chelsea remain the Premier League leaders now with 30 points from 13 games, but only one less than the reigning champions Manchester City and two less than the Liverpool following behind.

Manchester United, who were led by interim coach Michael Carrick for the first time in the league after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are three games without a win in the league now.

The Red Devils rise to eighth place with 18 points, five away from the top four.

The London Blues were generally dominant and could easily hold three full points at home.

United, for whom Cristiano Ronaldo started the match from the bench, had only two shots on gate and defended the entire match.

Callum Hudson-Odoi was able to give Chelsea the lead in the fourth minute, but his shot from close range was received by goalkeeper David De Gea.

Closest to the goal in the first half came Antonio Rudiger when he hit the horizontal bar with an excellent shot in the 31st minute.

When the Blues were attacking and holding United in his area, Jorginho failed to properly stop a ball in the middle of the pitch as the last player and Sancho stole it and ran alone to goalkeeper Mendy’s gate, before beat him with a low kick in the 50th minute.

Moments later, Timo Werner missed a good opportunity to equalize when his shot went near the left post of the gate.

Jorginho was compensated for the mistake made and equalized the score by scoring from the penalty spot in the 69th minute, after Wan-Bissaka had fouled Thiago Silva in the United area.

Wan-Bissak saved United from conceding a safe goal when he blocked Timo Werner’s shot from close range.

Fred could have taken advantage of another terrible mistake by Chelsea in the last moments, when goalkeeper Mendy followed the ball directly to his feet, but the Brazilian’s attempt to parable the Senegalese was extremely weak.

In the last breath, Rudiger shot over the gate from about five meters away, after being forgotten alone in the second post.

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