Winning hard against Leicester, Man United surpasses Arsenal on the rankings
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Winning hard against Leicester, Man United surpasses Arsenal on the rankings

Sports 247 – Man United had their 10th consecutive unbeaten match under coach Solskjaer after a difficult 1-0 victory over home team Leicester City.

Video highlights Leicester City 0-1 Manchester United

Entering the match, temporarily 5 points behind the fourth-ranked team, Chelsea, in the rankings, Man United of coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his team showed very determination from the first minutes.

However, it was Leicester who created the first chance to score, but Wilfred Ndidi’s header in the 3rd minute was a bit inaccurate.

The away team did not have to wait too long for the opening goal, when Rashford received a delicate pass from Pogba before scoring his 9th goal in the Premier League this season.

In the second half, Leicester continued to have extremely dangerous ball situations towards De Gea’s goal.

Winning at least 1-0 against Leicester City away from home, Man United rose to 5th place when Arsenal lost 1-3 to Manchester City.

The official starting lineup of the two teams:

Leicester City: Schmeichel (GK);

Manchester United: De Gea (GK);



90+4′: Maguire had a great chance to score the equalizer, but his shot went wide.

90+3′: Yellow card for Martial.

90+2′: Leicester’s Ndidi receives a yellow card after fouling Pogba from behind.

90′: Martial hit the target, but Leicester’s Schmeichel was still the winner.

90′: There are 4 minutes of extra time in the second half of this match.

89′: Phil Jones comes on to replace Lingard.

88′: Jamie Vardy’s shot hit De Gea’s position.

87′: NO GOAL!

84′: Leicester make their final change, with Iheanacho coming on to replace Mendy.

82′: The match is heating up when Leicester’s Ghezzal receives a yellow card.

80′: Luke Shaw received a yellow card for Man United.

78′: Lukaku is sent onto the field to replace Rashford.

76′: NO GOAL!!

74′: Gray leaves the field and Shinji Okazaki enters.

69′: Barnes has a curling shot towards the far corner, but the ball is inaccurate and poses no danger to MU.

67′: Martial is brought on to replace Alexis Sanchez.

62′: Maddison leaves the field to make room for Ghezzal.

61′: Vardy has a strong shot from close range, but De Gea excellently blocks it and then holds the ball.

59′: Rashford shoots strongly from outside the penalty area, but the ball is very inaccurate.

46′: Leicester had two dangerous situations in a row: Barnes had a cross but no teammate received the pass, then half a minute later Maddison rushed into MU’s penalty area but ended up shooting into the side of the box.

45′: Second half begins.


45+1′: Rashford shoots but the ball is caught by Schmeichel.

44′: Mendy was shown a yellow card by the referee after a dangerous foul.

42′: Nemanja Matic is the second MU player to receive a yellow card.

38′: Jonny Evans has a header out after a corner on Leicester’s left wing.

32′: Jamie Vardy received a yellow card after a foul on Lindelof.

25′: Maddison shoots from outside the penalty area, but does not cause De Gea any difficulty.

19′: Lingard received the first yellow card of the match.

14′: Marcus Maddison has a shot but is blocked by Luke Shaw and Leicester gets a corner kick.

9′: GOOOOO!!!


3′: Ndidi has a header out after a corner.

1′: The first half begins.


Leicester City: Amartey injured;

Manchester United: Rojo and Smalling injured;

General perception

Man United’s streak of 6 consecutive wins in the Premier League under interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was stopped, after the Red Devils were unexpectedly held to a 2-2 draw by Burnley at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Winning hard against Leicester, Man United surpasses Arsenal on the rankings

The home team Leicester City has not had a good record recently.

Surrounding information

15 – There have been at least 3 goals in 15 of Man United’s last 18 matches in the Premier League.

2 – Manchester United has scored at least 2 goals per match in 6 recent encounters with Leicester City in all competitions.

5 – MU has won 5 of the last 6 matches against Leicester City.

3 – Man United have won all three of their most recent away matches in the Premier League.

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