first_imgChelsea lead at Stamford Bridge courtesy of Samuel Eto’o’s deflected strike on 16 minutes.Eto’o went past Phil Jones and his shot from near the edge of the penalty area looped over keeper David de Gea and into the net via the boot of the unfortunate Michael Carrick.Manchester United had made a lively start, with Petr Cech keeping out Ashley Young’s low shot after the wide-man had exchanged passes with Danny Welbeck.Eto’o was given the nod by Jose Mourinho ahead of Fernando Torres, while the fit-again Branislav Ivanovic was another surprise inclusion after being all but ruled out by the Chelsea boss.Torres is among the Blues substitutes, as is recent signing Nemanja Matic.Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Luiz; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o. Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, Mikel, Matic, Lampard, Mata, Torres.Manchester United: De Gea; Rafael, Evans, Vidic, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Jones, Young; Januzaj, Welbeck. Subs: Lindegaard, Giggs, Smalling, Hernandez, Cleverley, Fletcher, Kagawa.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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