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EPL PHOTOS: Mourinho's United routed on return to Stamford Bridge

October 24, 2016 00:20 IST
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Chelsea's N'Golo Kante celebrates with teammates on scoring fourth goal against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in London, England, on Sunday

IMAGE: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante celebrates with teammates on scoring fourth goal against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in London, England, on Sunday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho was humiliated on his Premier League return to Stamford Bridge where his former side Chelsea routed Manchester United 4-0 on Sunday,

Having held out for 90 minutes at Anfield last Monday, United conceded the quickest goal in the Premier League this season to Pedro after 30 seconds and were then ripped apart as Gary Cahill (21), Eden Hazard (62) and N'Golo Kante (70) completed the scoring.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring his sides third goal with teammate Diego Costa 

IMAGE: Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring his sides third goal with teammate Diego Costa. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Most of the goals stemmed from poor defending as Chelsea found ever more ingenious ways to inflict pain on Mourinho. Marcus Alonso began the unravelling with a defence-splitting pass that found Pedro, while Cahill could not believe his luck when the ball fell to him in the area after Chris Smalling failed to clear a corner.

Manager of Chelsea Antonio Conte (right) is congratulated by Manager of Manchester United Jose Mourinho after the full time whistle 

IMAGE: Manager of Chelsea Antonio Conte (right) is congratulated by Manager of Manchester United Jose Mourinho after the full time whistle. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Two up at half time, when United replaced Marouane Fellaini with Juan Mata, Chelsea sat back and waited to hit United on the break with Hazard adding a third after a clever one-two and then Kante driving into the area unopposed to score his first goal for the club.

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