PAUL SCHOLES believes Manchester United will lose their very important Premier League conflict with Chelsea tomorrow.
Jose Mourinho takes his facet to Stamford Bridge on Saturday determined for a win to revive hopes of combating it out within the prime 4.
United are already seven factors adrift of the leaders and 5 outdoors of the Champions League qualifying locations – so defeat may inflict a significant blow on their hopes for the rest of the season.
However United legend Scholes fears his outdated membership are going to come back away from West London empty-handed.
Requested for his tip on Robbie Savage’s Premier League Breakfast on 5 Dwell, Scholes stated: “One-nil Chelsea.”
Fellow visitor Ben Thornley, a Class of 92 team-mate at United and nonetheless working for the membership, predicted a 2-1 win for Mourinho’s facet.
And Scholes responded: “Inform the reality Ben.”
Scholes, an open critic of United this season, added: “While you bought to Stamford Bridge when the staff is flying and stuffed with confidence, it is all the time going to be a tough sport.
“Chelsea look excellent for the time being, though United can take confidence from the second half in opposition to Newcastle. It might have solely been in opposition to a staff second from backside of the league, however they’ll grasp on to one thing.
“There was that penalty after which a high-quality David De Gea save, so United actually may have been Four-Zero down at half-time.
“They must take confidence from that second half which was actually good and possibly one of the best of the season.
“However Chelsea is a special story. I simply hope we’re defensively proper and that will then give the forwards an opportunity to win the sport.”