Leicester 0-1 Manchester United: Summary, result and goals
This United already flies
The King Power Stadium witnessed a first half with few scoring chances, but a pace that went from less to more. United started well, having control of the ball and being superior to Leicester. The foxes gradually entered the game and putting the pressure line on the red devils ball exit in three quarters of the field. Ten Hag’s team was looking for the counterattack, the spaces and to do damage by bandabove all, on the right with Elanga. And in a counter would be the first. Great pass by Rashford to uncheck Sancho, who left Ward and defined at will to make the first. As a result of the goal, Leicester fell apart and ran out of ideas while United bottled up the Foxes. At the break, United led with a short lead on the scoreboard.
Brendan Rogers’ team improved in the second half, having more of the ball in the opponent’s half, putting pressure on Manchester United’s ball and generating more offensive play accompanied by danger. Maddison equalized with a spectacular free kick from outside the area, which De Gea repelled flying into the top corner. Leicester kept trying, especially with lateral crosses, but United’s defense was quite strong. Casemiro entered to give muscle to the midfield and try to neutralize the Foxes’ attacks. Cristiano Ronaldo’s entry onto the field revolutionized the final minutes of the game, which were more of a back and forth and counterattacks from United. He had several occasions the Portuguese star, who even tried it as a Chilean.
New victory for United that gets three in a row in the same week and points to Europe on a day when the market is burning in England.
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