Premier League 2019: Manchester United 1-0 Leicester City

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Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Leicester City – Manchester United returned to their winning ways as they ended Leicester City’s unbeaten start to the season by ending to a Premier League victory in a frustrating contest at Old Trafford. After thrashing Chelsea 4-0 on the opening day of the new campaign, United failed to win any of their last three games but took all the points to inflict Leicester’s first defeat of the campaign. Marcus Rashford scored the only goal from the penalty spot in the 8th minute after being tripped by Leicester defender, Caglar Soyuncu. Rashford could have got another goal in the second half but his free-kick from 30 yards curled over the wall missing the goalpost.

premier league 2019 manchester united vs leicester city

Defender Harry Maguire( former Leicester City defender) was given a torrid reception by the Leicester supporters who came close to scoring against his old side but headed straight at Kasper Schmeichel. Leicester started to come back into the contest with the lively James Maddison coming close twice and left-back Ben Chilwell saw his dipping effort tipped over by David de Gea.

Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Leicester City

This result means that Manchester United creeps their way back into the top 4, with Leicester being at the 5th place. The only positive thing for Manchester United is that they have rediscovered their winning form. Red Devils won this game even with missing a number of key players due to their injuries. Ole Gunnar Solskjær can probably accept the fact that their performance never got any higher than six out of 10 as there were signs of being fatigued and complacency during the play.

Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Leicester City

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United came into the game on the back of 1-1 draws at Wolves and Southampton, as well as a home loss against Crystal Palace but boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who is always optimistic about his squad spoke beforehand that his side had been performing well without the positive results.

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The Reds are unbeaten in their last 134 home Premier League game where they have scored first winning 123 times and drawing 11 times.
Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Leicester City

Man Utd will face FC Astana in their next fixture which is the opening of the Europa League tie on Thursday before returning to Premier League action away at West Ham on Sunday while Leicester will be hosting Tottenham Hotspurs on Saturday in the Kings Stadium.

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