October 23, 2016 / 5:06 PM / in 2 years

Mourinho's United routed on return to Chelsea

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

Britain Soccer Football - Chelsea v Manchester United - Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 23/10/16 Chelsea's N'Golo Kante celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Gary Cahill and team mates Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

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.

Most of the goals stemmed from poor defending as Chelsea found ever more ingenious ways to inflict pain on Mourinho. Marcus Alonso began the unraveling with a defense-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.

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.

Reporting by Neil Robinson

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