David de Gea matches Peter Schmeichel's clean sheet record for Manchester United in win against Leicester

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  • De Gea kept clean sheet vs Leicester
  • Is his 180th in all competitions
  • Has equalled Peter Schmeichel's record

WHAT HAPPENED? The Spanish goalkeeper kept a clean sheet for the 180th time for the Red Devils as they ran out 3-0 winners against Leicester at Old Trafford, matching the record previously set by United legend Peter Schmeichel.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: De Gea made two saves during the match to keep the Foxes out, enjoying a much quieter afternoon than his counterpart Danny Ward, who saw Marcus Rashford put two past him followed by a Jadon Sancho goal to wrap up the match.


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WHAT NEXT FOR DE GEA? The 32-year-old will attempt to beat the record when his side host Barcelona in the second leg of their Europa League play-off tie on Thursday.

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