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Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Best Pictures from Stamford Bridge

Chelsea's David Luiz, left, challenges Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge, London, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
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BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIINovember 3, 2016

Chelsea hosted Manchester United on Sunday, as Jose Mourinho's team looked to make a title statement against David Moyes' visitors.

United started brightly, with Ashley Young denied by Petr Cech early on.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19:  Ashley Young of Manchester United has his shot on goal saved by goalkeeper Petr Cech of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014 in London,
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The midfield contest was a fierce one.

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Chelsea gradually asserted themselves, and went ahead through Samuel Eto'o's deflected shot after 17 minutes.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19:  Samuel Eto'o #29 of Chelsea celebrates with teammate Cesar Azpilicueta #28 after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014
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United's Danny Welbeck had a chance to equalise, but he couldn't beat Cech from close range. Here's Mourinho directing his troops.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19:  Jose Mourinho the Chelsea manager issues instructions to Willian and Oscar of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014 in London, England.
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Eto'o doubled Chelsea's lead on the stroke of halftime.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19:  Samuel Eto'o (R) of Chelsea celebrates with teammates David Luiz (C) and Willian (L) after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on J
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The veteran striker completed his hat-trick with a tap-in, early in the second half, to make it 3-0 to Chelsea.

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United responded with a goal from substitute Javier Hernandez, but there would be no miracle comeback.

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United's miserable afternoon was complete with the sending off of Nemanja Vidic late on.

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Chelsea were left to celebrate another impressive victory.

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