Manchester United seeks to carry the European momentum with him to local competitions when he hosts Chelsea, seeking to avoid a third consecutive draw, at the top of the sixth stage of the English Premier League, during which Liverpool (the defending champion) will complete the thousand-mile journey without the heart of Dutch defense Virgil Van Dijk.


United enters its match at Old Trafford today euphoric with a fatal victory (2-1) outside the rules of Paris Saint-Germain (runners-up to European champions) in the opening of the Champions League for this season, as it renewed its supremacy over the French capital club, after it was eliminated by a season ( 2018-2019).


Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team collides with Chelsea, seeking to make up for two disappointing consecutive draws: the first with Southampton (3-3) in the previous stage at home, and the second with its guest Sevilla, Spain, in a negative way at the start of its campaign in the most important continental competition on Tuesday.


United, who hosts the German Leipzig next Wednesday, in the second round of the prestigious continental competition, is currently 15th in the league, with 6 points, after two wins and two losses, but with a match less than the eighth competitor with 8 points, after he missed the first stage for obtaining Take a rest after participating in the Europa League last August.


Chelsea, who will visit Krasnodar, Russia on Wednesday, also in the Champions League, is looking forward to its first victory over Manchester United in the eight league matches, the longest series for the London club without a win at Old Trafford since 1957.


Solskjaer is seeking to renew his victory over Frank Lampard, coach of the "Blues", in the "Premier League", after he beat him in the two league matches last season, in the first season of the previous English international with Chelsea, who beat him in the semi-finals of the cup last season. Attention will also turn to the participation of Uruguayan newcomer Edinson Cavani or not, after he missed his former club Saint-Germain's confrontation, as Solskjaer promised, on Monday, that "Edinson needs training for a few days before he is ready."


On the other hand, Liverpool will play its first match in the league this season in the absence of its central defender Van Dijk from the starting line-up, after suffering a strong injury in the "Merseyside" derby against Everton in the previous stage (2-2), following a strong intervention from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, When Sheffield United hosts today. The "Red Team" announced that the best player in the league for the 2018-2019 season will undergo surgery on his knee, without specifying the period of time that he will be absent from the stadiums, but some British media expected that the 29-year-old will miss the entire season, or at least until the last weeks of it.


German coach Jürgen Klopp is expected to count on Brazilian Fabinho in the center of defense, especially after the tremendous performance he presented in this position in the match that the European champion for the year 2019 won (1-0) against Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday, at the start of his career in The Champions League, in which he was chosen the best player in the match, after he contributed to eliminating dangerous Ajax balls in several stages.


Liverpool are third in the league with 10 points, after 3 wins, a loss and a draw. And Everton are looking forward to leaders (surprise this season) to continue their brilliance, and maintain their record unbeaten, when it comes to Southampton tomorrow.


The opportunity will be available to top scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin (7 goals in partnership with South Korean Tottenham star Son Heung-min) to become only the second player in the history of the "Premier League" to score in the first six games for his team, after Argentine Sergio Aguero, the Manchester City sniper who achieved this achievement last season.