Sunderland will have the opportunity to end in-form Chelsea’s run of 19 undefeated matches.
Elsewhere, Chelsea beat West Brom 2-0 while Man City had to fight a tougher battle to beat Swansea 2-1.
Van Persie’s equaliser in injury time gives United a well earned draw against leaders Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Unbeaten League leaders Chelsea look to pull eight points clear of defending champions.
Striker’s seven goals in four matches make Premier League leaders Chelsea favourites against Bundesliga side.
Torres could not even command a place on the bench as Costa was scoring on his Stamford Bridge debut.
‘He (Fabregas) told me that it is already done. He is leaving already, 33 mn euros he said.’
Lampard, who turns 36 on June 20 and will be England’s vice-captain at the World Cup in Brazil.
Cole made his international debut against Albania in 2001 and has been an England regular ever since.
The title race is realistically down to Manchester City and Liverpool now, after Chelsea’s latest stumble.
Manchester City lead the standings with 80 points from 36 matches. Chelsea have 79 points from 37.
Leaders Atletico’s 2-0 loss at Levante throws door open for Real, Barca with two rounds to go.
City can take big title step with win at Everton; Van Gaal appointment looms for United.
Courtois made a string of saves to help Atletico to a 3-1 win over Chelsea that gives them place in CL final.
“The reaction of the team will stick in people’s memories,” added the the former Atletico player.