Posté le: Sam 20 Oct - 07:38 (2018) Sujet du message: Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has spoken
MANCHESTER UNITED defender Chris Smalling always knew Chelsea would be competing for the title this season. Chelsea sbobet online 24 struggled as reigning Premier League champions last campaign, eventually finishing fifth. Antonio Conte paid the price for the poor season, the manager replaced by Maurizio Sarri over the summer. Under Sarri, Chelsea have started the season in fine form and sit sbobet online 24 joint-top alongside Liverpool and Manchester City having been unbeaten so far. They now host Manchester United (12.30pm) with the Red Devils hoping to kick-start their season. Smalling knows his side are in for a tough test at Stamford Bridge against a top-class opponent. ”Last year, they disappointed but I always sbobet online 24 saw them as a team that would be there or thereabouts,” Smalling said. “I expected them to be up there and they’ve started well. ”It’s a tough place to go. It’s very hard to get the results you want and you’re always in for a tough game.