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Leicester 4-2 Man Utd: Thrilling come-from-behind win ends 29-game unbeaten away run for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side | Football News | Sky Sports
Leicester 4-2 Man Utd: Thrilling come-from-behind win ends 29-game unbeaten away run for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side | Football News | Sky Sports

Man united lost to Leicester in a goal thrilling contest at the king power stadium as they came back from behind to end the visitor’s 29 games away unbeaten run.

Greenwood scored the opener with a thunderstorm strike before Teilemans equalized through with a solo goal before the fox’s defender, Soyuncu put the host ahead in the game

Making his first appearance in the league this season, Marcos Rashford seem to have earned united a point after he scored an equalizer

Unfortunately, united were unable to hold on for a draw as Jamie Vardy put the host ahead again before Patson Daka stoppage time goal completed the round.

Leicester vs Manchester United: First half review

 

Despite Leicester depleted form this season, they appeared to start the game with purposeful energy with their constant attack through Kelechi Iheanacho who is always casing havoc for United defense.

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The foxes attempted the penalty area twice shortly after the kickoff but unfortunately, there was nobody in the box to make use the chances that was created by Vardy and James Madisson respectively.

Right after then, David De Gea had to force a fantastic safe from James Madisson Trial to score

The spectators were been thrilled by the home team performance as they always appear to put united defense on the run.

However, their persistent attack gave united counter attacking style to materialize by giving Mason Greenwood to try a shot on goal.

Despite the threat by Greenwood, the Fox continue with their attacking tactics and hence, led to the opener by the young forward who latch in a thunderbolt shot into the net.

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Released by Bruno Fernandes, the sensational young attacker find himself in a comfortable area to shoot and did so perfectly by simply lashing the ball into the far corner

The home fans were stunned but the fox player seem more comfortable. Nice play from Madison paved way for Ricardo Pereira to make an attempt for an equalizer with a volley shot.

Christiano Ronaldo failed to convert a clear cut chances that was created for him by Jordan Sancho who dazzle with the ball excellently before passing the ball beautifully to Ronaldo

Right after came the equalizer by Leicester through Tieleman as Harry Maguire Failed to dubbed the ball away before the arrival of Kelechi Iheanacho.

Harry Maguire look so sluggish to release the ball that was passed to him by David De Gea. Kelechi Iheanacho did not failed to capitalized on his forgetfulness to steal the ball from him and went on to set the ball for the Belgian, Youri Teilman

Youri Teilmans deceitfully faked David Degea with a volley cross shot that landed inside the net.

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Rodgers side haven got the equalizer continue to display confidence in field, dominating star studded united.

Maddison and Iheanacho combine so well to press the visietin team defense as the former always find space between the lines to creat chances for the later.

The match ended 1-1 before the break

Leicester vs Manchester United: Second half review

Leicester City end Manchester United unbeaten away record run – Empire
Leicester City end Manchester United unbeaten away record run – Empire

The second half started with Leicester continuing their dominance which was not expected.

Many fans had thought the visiting team will outplay the host as they are privilege to go for a break and refresh their tactics.

Unfortunately, Leicester kept on threatening united defense with obvious chances.

Madison made the first attempt to score before Nemanja Matic went close too with a long range shot.

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Despite the integration of Marcus Rashford who is making his appearance for the season, it was Leicester that keep having all the chances thereby keeping De Gea busy throughout the match.

The veteran goal keeper stopped Teilmans shot before he also denied Patson Daka who went close after he was subbed on
However, David De Gea could not hold Leicester city forever as chances keeping coming.

The ball fell nicely for Soyuncu inside the penalty box and the Turkish defender well to tap it in inside the net. The goal keeps the host ahead for the first time.

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In the midst of jubilation by the home fans, Ricardo Pereira would have doubled the lead but missed and comes next was Marcos Rashford equalizer which came from a long pass from victor Lindelof.

The England attacker made a clinical finish and thereby restoring united back to the game.

Barely a minute after the equalizer, Ayoze Perez who was subbed on for Madison provide the assist for Jamie Vardy to put the home ahead again
Just as usual, the England forward finish was mouthwatering emphatic.

United hope for at least an equalizer died as Patson Daka added the fourth goal from a close rage at the far post to seal the goal.

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For Leicester, it was a memorable match while united at the other end who has a quality players like Ronaldo, Pogba, Bruno Etc is a bizarre and a bitter defeat to forget.
Leicester come from behind to end Manchester UTD away unbeaten streak.

Leicester vs Manchester United: Manager’s commentary

Leicester city manager Brendan Rodgers:

Leicester come from behind to end Manchester UTD away unbeaten streak.
Soccer Football – Premier League – Leicester City v Manchester United – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain – October 16, 2021 Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates after the match with Jamie Vardy Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

”I thought we started well, then we came back into the game and showed a great mentality”

“In the second half , it was about reinforcing that aggression in our game, that is when we are at our best. We were excellent at creating opportunities, going forward and we could have had more.”

Manchester united coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer:

“we didn’t deserve a point today. I wouldn’t say it was maturity; it was focus in the key moment. Two set pieces, one goal 10 seconds after we equalize, these are goals that should not happen.”

“We weren’t good enough at second balls and 50 – 50s, the sort of things you need to do to win football matches. The best player was David and he conceded four goals.”

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