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Leicester City v Manchester United Live Commentary, 16/10/2021

4 - 2
Y. Tielemans (31)
Ç. Söyüncü (78)
J. Vardy (83)
P. Daka (90+1)
M. Greenwood (19)
M. Rashford (82)
King Power Stadium


That's all for today, goodbye!
Leicester get their first win in the league since the end of August and it lifts them up to 11th in the table. Their attention turns to the Europa League now and their match against Spartak Moscow. United are now winless in their last three league games and drop to fifth. Next up for them is Atalanta in the Champions League.
Leicester end United's record 29-match unbeaten away run in the Premier League with a 4-2 win. Greenwood broke the deadlock in the first half with a great goal before Tielemans equalised with a chip over De Gea. In the second half, Greenwood hit the post and De Gea tipped Daka's shot onto the woodwork. Soyuncu then put the hosts ahead from the resulting corner, but Rashford equalised quickly. Just one minute after that though, Vardy volleyed Leicester back into the lead and Daka rounded it off in stoppage time with a close-range tap-in.
90' + 5' Soumare is caught on the ball by Pogba and he lifts a good pass over the top to Rashford. He brings it down before switching it out to Fernandes on the left, but Shaw is caught on it by Castagne.
90' + 3' Shaw makes a good run down the left for United and he curls a cross into Lingard on the edge of the box. His touch lets him down, but Fernandes keeps it alive, lifting it over the top to Ronaldo. He pokes it towards goal, but Schmeichel holds onto it.
P. Daka
Leicester City
90' + 1' DAKA SCORES! United have been all over the place defending during set-pieces today, and they're caught out again. Tielemans curls the free-kick in and nobody can make contact at the near post. It sails through to Daka at the far side and after sorting his feet out, he taps it over the line. 4-2 Leicester!
90' Wan-Bissaka plays himself into trouble near the corner flag on the right as he tries to pick out a pass. There's nothing on for him and he eventually fouls Vardy and gives away a free-kick near the byline.
88' United are trying to move the ball upfield, but Leicester aren't allowing them any space. Lingard nicks it off Tielemans before cutting inside from the left. He fires a shot down the middle, but there's no pace on it and Schmeichel holds onto it.
J. Vestergaard
J. Evans
Leicester City
88' Final change for Leicester now and it's Evans that's making way for Vestergaard.
P. Pogba
Yellow Card
Manchester United
86' Pogba is the latest player to be booked after clipping Castagne. He had a warning earlier in the game and has finally been shown the yellow card.
85' GOOD SAVE! United are all over the place at the back as another corner is swung into the box. Daka misses it, but Perez's low shot is smothered by De Gea at the near post. It pinballs around the box again but it bounces out off Pereira for a goal-kick.
A. Wan-Bissaka
Yellow Card
Manchester United
84' Wan-Bissaka was booked for his heavy challenge in the build-up to Vardy's goal.
Ayoze Pérez
Leicester City
83' It was good work from Perez, first to keep the move alive after Castagne was tackled before he squeezed a cross into Vardy in the middle of the box.
J. Vardy
Leicester City
83' VARDY SCORES! And just like that, Leicester take the lead again! The referee plays the advantage after Wan-Bissaka takes out Castagne and Perez drives into the box from the left. He pulls it back for Vardy and he hits the shot on the volley, sending it out of De Gea's reach and into the top corner. 3-2 Leicester!
V. Lindelöf
Manchester United
82' Lindelof has played a couple of those long passes throughout the match, and he pings another one upfield to pick out Rashford for the goal.
M. Rashford
Manchester United
82' RASHFORD EQUALISES! It's a wonderful ball from Lindelof over the top and Rashford curves his run to stay onside. He's through the middle and two Leicester defenders are closing him down, but they can't get close. He lifts it over Schmeichel and into the back of the net. 2-2!
82' CHANCE! Vardy drives down the right before pulling the ball back for Tielemans on the edge of the box. It looks like his cross is no good as it's over Daka's head, but Pereira follows in at the far post and volleys his effort just wide.
S. McTominay
N. Matić
Manchester United
80' Matic is also being taken off, with McTominay on in his place.
J. Lingard
M. Greenwood
Manchester United
80' Double change for United now and the goal scorer, Greenwood, is the first to make way for Lingard.
Ayoze Pérez
Leicester City
78' Perez didn't know too much about that assist as it bounced off his side in a very crowded six-yard box, but it was a necessary touch to set up Leicester's goal.
Ç. Söyüncü
Leicester City
78' SOYUNCU SCORES! Daka brings the corner down at the far post and fires another low shot on goal which De Gea keeps out with his legs again. It bounces around in the box, hitting Perez before falling to Soyuncu and he pokes the ball into the empty net. There's a quick check for offside, but the goal stands! 2-1 Leicester!
78' DE GEA! Daka has only been on field seconds, but he stays onside to latch onto Vardy's throughball. He keeps the shot low and De Gea denies him with his legs before Maguire knocks it out for a corner.
P. Daka
K. Ịheanachọ
Leicester City
77' Second change for Leicester now as Daka comes on in place of Iheanacho.
77' GOOD SAVE! Evans slides in to nick it off Greenwood, but Amartey can't control it and Rashford latches onto it. He plays a low cross into Ronaldo, who pulls away from Pereira before trying to lift a shot over Schmeichel, but the keeper tips it onto the roof of the net as the flag goes up.
75' GREAT SAVE! Matic gives the ball away this time and Tielemans turns and brushes aside Pogba before driving through the middle. He hits the shot from outside the box and De Gea gets fingertips to it to tip it onto the post.
Ayoze Pérez
J. Maddison
Leicester City
73' Leicester are making their first change of the game now, with Perez coming on to replace Maddison.
71' Amartey is down in Leicester's box and it looks like he's struggling with cramp. The referee waves the medical team on and he's going to be able to carry on after treatment.
69' It's a great switch of play from Fernandes out to Rashford on the left, but he can't find a way past Pereira. His cross is blocked, but only as far as Pogba, who tees up Fernandes on the edge of the box. He hits it first time, but it's always heading wide.
67' Wan-Bissaka keeps the ball in play but ends up gifting possession to Castagne. He threads it into Maddison and he cuts inside to get to the edge of the box. A heavy touch lets him down, but Maguire's clearance goes to Tielemans, and he fires over the bar again.
M. Rashford
J. Sancho
Manchester United
65' United have been waiting a long time to make this change, but Rashford is finally able to come on for his first appearance of the season in place of Sancho.
65' OFF THE POST! It's a lovely cross into the box from Fernandes on the right which results in a scramble in the box. Greenwood flicks it on and Ronaldo can't bundle it towards goal. Greenwood has a chance from close range, but he sends it bouncing off the far post.
63' United just can't get out of their own half at the moment, as Evans intercepts De Gea's clearance this time. He nods it down for Soumare, who switches it out to Castagne. He lifts a great cross into the far post which Pereira cushions down, but Matic is there to clear it.
61' Greenwood breaks on the counter and he touches it out to Ronaldo on the right before being brought down by Evans. Ronaldo picks out Wan-Bissaka and he pulls away from Castagne before floating a cross into the box, but it's straight into Schmeichel's gloves.
59' Iheanacho has been directly involved in 23 goals in his last 26 games for Leicester in all competitions, scoring 17 and making six assists.
57' Iheanacho bundles his way into the box from the right before running into Lindelof and Pogba is caught on the ball by Tielemans before he can clear it. The Belgian hits a shot from the edge of the box, but it flies high over De Gea's goal.
55' MATIC! A deflection takes Greenwood's cross looping up and Evans clears it just ahead of Ronaldo. Matic makes a late run to the edge of the box, hitting a great first-time shot down the middle which has Schmeichel scrambling, but it flies just over the bar.
54' Maddison steps up to take the free-kick, which is quite a way out through the middle. He curls his first attempt into the wall, with Maguire heading it away, and blazes his second high into the stands.
V. Lindelöf
Yellow Card
Manchester United
52' Tielemans slides a great throughball into Vardy which Lindelof slides in to intercept. He completely takes out the forward, and he's shown the first yellow card of the game.
50' Ronaldo has drifted out to the left and he squares a good cross into Greenwood on the edge of the box. He wrongfoots Castagne when he cuts onto his left, but again, he fires his shot over the crossbar.
48' Greenwood is in acres of space just outside Leicester's box and Sancho picks him out with a good pass. He takes it around Soyuncu before taking the shot, but he leans back and hits it high over the bar.
46' CHANCE! Sancho is caught on the ball by Pereira and he quickly lays it off to Iheanacho. Lindelof closes him down, and the forward lifts his shot over him, but it's straight at De Gea, who holds onto it.
46' Leicester get us back underway for the second half!
Leicester will feel they deserved the equaliser as they created the better chances in the first half. They've looked dangerous going forward, and look like they have more goals in them. As for United, they've had a couple of good chances, but have looked shaky at the back, which is something Solskjaer will want to see them improve after the break.
It's level at 1-1 between Leicester and United at the break. Greenwood opened the scoring for the visitors in the 19th minute when he scored a brilliant goal from outside the box, putting his laces through it to pick out the top corner. Leicester got themselves back into it after Maguire was caught on the ball and Tielemans chipped the ball over De Gea and into the top corner. Pereira and Iheanacho also came close for the hosts.
45' + 4' Maddison takes the free-kick short and Tielemans stretches to flick the ball over the top. Lindelof misses his clearance and it almost bounces through to Vardy, but United get lucky as it rolls wide.
45' + 3' Another loose pass from Maguire plays United into trouble and Fernandes tracks back to help out. He clips Maddison, and Leicester have a free-kick in a good position through the middle.
45' + 1' Matic brushes Vardy aside to get out of trouble before sliding in Pogba, who strides upfield. He lays it off to Fernandes to his right, and he clips a good cross into the far post. Ronaldo goes for the overhead kick, but Pereira reads it well and nods it out just ahead of him.
44' United are stretched again as Iheanacho switches it out to Pereira on the right. Shaw isn't giving him any space though, so he pulls it back for Tielemans. He whips it into the far post first time, but it bounces straight out just behind Vardy.
42' Ronaldo cushions Fernandes' cross down for Shaw and he touches it into Sancho. His shot from the edge of the box is blocked by Amartey, but Fernandes has a chance on the follow-up, which is blocked by Soyuncu.
40' CLOSE! Tielemans spins away from Matic and drives towards the box before fizzing a throughball into Iheanacho on the edge of the box. He steps away from Maguire before drilling a low shot on goal, but it's just wide of the near post.
39' Leicester are enjoying a good spell of possession here and United are dropping deep to close down the space. The hosts are patiently knocking it around though, and aren't in any hurry to push into the box at the moment.
37' Pogba loses control of the ball with a heavy first touch and ends up fouling Tielemans. Leicester take the free-kick short to Pereira down the right, and he crosses it into the box, but Maguire heads it away before Pogba properly clears the danger.
35' As Matic got ahead of Maddison, he just caught the Leicester man in the face with his elbow. The medical team are on to give him some treatment, but it looks like he'll be able to carry on.
33' Leicester are trying to catch United out again here with Pereira playing a great cross onto the edge of the box for Vardy to run onto. There's too much on the pass though and De Gea rushes off his line to collect it before the forward can reach it.
K. Ịheanachọ
Leicester City
31' It's good work from Iheanacho as he gave Maguire absolutely no time on the ball, and his persistence ended up paying off.
Y. Tielemans
Leicester City
31' TIELEMANS SCORES! United try to play it out from the back and Maguire isn't alert when De Gea passes it to him. Iheanacho nicks it off him before pulling it back for Tielemans and he chips a lovely effort towards the far post. De Gea is wrongfooted, and it floats over his head and into the top corner. 1-1!
30' Sancho pulls a cross back from the left of the box, but he plays it just behind Fernandes. It rolls out to Pogba and he hits the shot first time. It's a poor effort from him as he drags at it, but he manages to win a corner.
28' GOOD SAVE! The Leicester players have their hands up for offside, but no flag goes up, so Sancho carries on. He cuts inside from the left before laying it off to Ronaldo. His first-time shot is smothered by Schmeichel.
27' CLOSE! Maddison twists away from Matic before lifting a lovely cross into the far post to pick out Pereira's late run in behind Shaw. He volleys it back across goal and it bounces inches wide on the opposite side.
25' Wan-Bissaka plays a one-two with Fernandes to get away from Castagne, and United flood players upfield once again. He switches it to Shaw on the left, and he puts a good throughball into the box, but none of his team-mates make a run to latch onto it.
23' Pogba just caught Soumare in the face as he tried to hold off the midfielder and he's stayed down holding his nose. The medical team come on to give him some treatment, and he'll be able to carry on after getting patched up.
21' CHANCE! Leicester break on the counter and Maddison slides a good throughball into Castagne in the box. He's got acres of space, but Matic does well to get back and block his shot. Iheanacho hits a shot on the follow-up which Maguire blocks, before Castagne's low shot is stopped by De Gea.
Bruno Fernandes
Manchester United
19' Fernandes held up the ball for a long time, but couldn't find a way past Maddison. He eventually returned the one-two to Greenwood, who finished off the move.
M. Greenwood
Manchester United
19' GREENWOOD SCORES! And it's a great goal! Fernandes doesn't have anywhere to go, so touches it out to Greenwood on the right. He cuts inside, and Castagne can't keep with him. From outside the box, he whips a great shot past Schmeichel and into the far top corner. 1-0 United!
18' Wan-Bissaka brushes Maddison aside before making a great run down the right. He eventually runs into trouble in Soumare, so knocks it onto Fernandes, but he gets two much on his deep cross and it flies harmlessly out of play.
16' It's patient build-up from United as they switch it from left to right to try and open up Leicester's compact defence. Wan-Bissaka floats in a cross from the right which is over Ronaldo's head and Pereira glances it out ahead of Sancho. Pogba heads over from the corner.
14' Greenwood holds off Vardy and plays a one-two with Fernandes down the right to open up the space through the middle. He drives forward and goes for goal himself, but his effort is straight at Schmeichel.
12' Vardy is making another run in behind, and Castagne tries to pick him out with a good throughball. Lindelof is with the forward all the way though and makes a good interception to break up the attack.
10' Leicester are on the attack again and Maddison finds space to run into down the left. He cuts into the box before curling a shot down the middle from a tight angle, but De Gea holds it.
9' Leicester are starting to up the pressure now and Maddison fizzes a low cross into the six-yard box. It's blocked by Maguire, but only to Iheanacho, who lifts it into Vardy at the far post, but his header is then hooked clear by Lindelof.
8' Evans gets his head up and spots Iheanacho hovering on the edge of the box, so goes long towards the forward. He flicks it past Maguire, but then can't follow it to stop it from going out of play.
6' CHANCE! Pogba is caught on the ball by Iheanacho, and the forward drives down the right before cutting inside. Vardy's run opens up the space through the middle, but he knocks it out to Tielemans. He drills a dangerous low cross into the middle, but Maguire cuts it out ahead of Vardy.
4' Castagne's loose pass is intercepted by Matic before Pogba sweeps it out to the left. Sancho cuts inside before trying to play a throughball into the near post for Ronaldo. There's too much on it though, and Schmeichel collects it.
2' United try to play out from the back, but Leicester aren't giving them much time on the ball, so Lindelof decides to go long. He plays a brilliant pass over the top for Fernandes, who glances a header on, but nobody is making a run in behind him.
1' Fernandes gets the game underway for United!
The teams are out on the pitch now, with kick-off just moments away!
Leicester are looking to win three consecutive meetings with United in all competitions for the first time since November 1901.
Solskjaer also makes five changes from the draw with Everton, though three of those are enforced. Raphael Varane picked up an injury in the Nations League final, while Fred and Edinson Cavani are unavailable due to the international schedule. Maguire is fit again though, so comes in along with Pogba, Matic, Sancho and Ronaldo. McTominay starts on the bench along with Rashford, who is back after recovering from shoulder surgery.
Brendan Rodgers makes five changes to the side that drew with Crystal Palace last time out. Evans makes his first league start since April since recovering from injury and illness, with Amartey, Pereira, Soumare and Maddison also coming in. Vestergaard, Bertrand, Lookman, Barnes and Choudhury drop to the bench.
MANCHESTER UNITED SUBS: Donny van de Beek, Alex Telles, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Diogo Dalot, Dean Henderson, Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay, Eric Bailly.
MANCHESTER UNITED STARTING XI (4-2-3-1): David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic; Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho; Cristiano Ronaldo.
LEICESTER CITY SUBS: Harvey Barnes, Ademola Lookman, Marc Albrighton, Patson Daka, Hamza Choudhury, Ryan Bertrand, Danny Ward, Ayoze Perez, Jannik Vestergaard.
LEICESTER CITY STARTING XI (3-4-1-2): Kasper Schmeichel; Daniel Amartey, Jonny Evans, Caglar Soyuncu; Ricardo Pereira, Youri Tielemans, Boubakary Soumare, Timothy Castagne; James Maddison; Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer came under some pressure before the international break, with his team winning just one of their last four games in all competitions (D1 L2). They've lost just once in the Premier League so far though - a 1-0 home defeat to Aston Villa - and are looking to add to their record unbeaten away run in the competition. Leicester have struggled at the start of this season; they've won just one of their last seven outings in all competitions (D3 L3), which came in the EFL Cup, and are without a win in the league since the end of August when they beat Norwich City 2-1.
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