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Chelsea vs Leeds LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Chelsea host Leeds United with the two sides resuming a storied rivalry, including the famous 1970 FA Cup final triumph for the Blues over two unforgettable games.

Frank Lampard locks horns with Marcelo Bielsa once more, with the two falling out during the Chelsea manager’s time with Derby County and the infamous ‘spygate’ episode, though there is great respect between the two tacticians, who both believe in playing attractive football.

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Reaction from Man Utd

Marcus Rashford spoke to Sky Sports after the game and said: 

We need to stop doing that (letting teams score first). If we keep more clean sheets we will definitely win more games. It is good that we showed spirit, but ideally we don't want to be conceding.

"We defended quite well. They have dangerous players on the counter-attacks. We managed to get through it. Once you get to half-time it is a chance to regroup and we came out refocused.

"Sometimes it is not about what the manager says but what we can see on the pitch. We didn't get around them enough. Nothing threatening to the backline. The team knew what we had to do.

"It is a big game (in the Champions League next week). After you lose like we did in the Champions League (to PSG) it is important to win the next game.

"It is something the game has missed (fans being back in stadiums). It is what makes it special. It is a great feeling to have fans back."

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Reaction from that remarkable game to come but now focus goes to Stamford Bridge where Chelsea are preparing to take on Leeds. Here are the teams:

Chelsea XI: Mendy; Chilwell, Silva, Zouma, James; Mount, Kanté, Havertz; Werner, Giroud, Ziyech

Leeds XI: Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Alioski, Raphinha, Harrison, Bamford 

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With that win Manchester United leapfrog West Ham and Man City to take fourth spot and move within two points of Liverpool and Tottenham.

In the final match of the day Chelsea host Leeds at Stamford Bridge and a victory will see them move to the top of the Premier League table. 

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It’s five away wins out of five for Manchester United now as well. 

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West Ham 1 - 3 Man Utd

90+5 mins: Full time. Well who’d have thought that after the first half? West Ham completely outplayed Man Utd but weren’t able to take their chances. In the second half Man Utd came alive thanks to an outstanding strike from Paul Pogba. Goals from Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford followed and somehow Manchester United find themselves in the top four. 

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West Ham 1 - 3 Man Utd

90+2 mins: West Ham are the ones searching for the next goal. Masuaku whips a cross in from the left and Maguire has no trouble dealing with it. 

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West Ham 1 - 3 Man Utd

90 mins: Five minutes of added time to play at the London Stadium. 

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West Ham 1 - 3 Man Utd

87 mins: Declan Rice lines up a shot from a long way out. McTominay sticks out a leg and deflects the ball into the hands of Dean Henderson. 

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West Ham 1 - 3 Man Utd

84 mins: West Ham win a corner on the inside left about 22 yards out from goal. Cresswell takes it and whips a shot towards the far post. Henderson steps to his right but has to dive back left in order to push it past the post. 

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