Manchester United closed to within a point of Chelsea at the top of the English Premier League after sealing a controversial 3-2 victory over a Blues side reduced to nine men at Stamford Bridge.
In stark contrast to recent weeks United started the game well and took the lead after just four minutes when
The star striker then converted
Chelsea then came back into the game and was the better side for the remainder of the half, reducing the deficit just before half-time through a
Ramires then levelled for the home side eight minutes into the second half before a period of end-to-end football ensued.
Chelsea reshuffled its pack but struggled to cope with United's two-man advantage and succumbed to a winning strike from substitute
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