Manchester United 1-0 Leicester City: 5 talking points in the Red Devils small margin victory against Leicester City at the Old Trafford.
Manchester United met Leicester City in the game-week 5 of the Premier League, and after three rounds in the league, the Red Devils have been able to secure a victory.
Although, the game was not attractive in sense of gameplay and the Red Devils were just trying to keep Leicester City away from the goal. It would not be wrong to say that there was minimal creativity at both the ends.
On one side, Manchester United failed to have control over the ball for a prolonged period of time. Whereas, Leicester City failed to connect with Jamie Vardy ahead and were stuck in the string of passes.
Defending by Manchester United was really disciplined and the risk of defending the one-goal lead did pay the Red Devils in this game.
Leicester City would be regretting in giving away a penalty to Manchester United, as it came out to be the deciding factor of the game, after Marcus Rashford converted it in the 8th minute of the game.
Manchester United should be appreciated for covering their weaknesses, especially midfield, which digressed in the absence of Paul Pogba, and the defence handed well to compensate for the ball losses made by the midfield.
Overall, the game was tactically weak but there were certain moments, which came into light. Thus, the Sportsrush discuss 5 talking points in Manchester United 1-0 Leicester City at the Old Trafford.
#1 Soyuncu’s mistake turned deadly for the Foxes
Caglar Soyuncu was brought to Leicester City to replace Harry Maguire this summer, as the English International took a transfer away to Manchester United.
Although, the Turkish defender has not been able to replicate the charisma of Maguire in the backline but have been decent enough so far.
But today Soyuncu’s mistake turned to be fatal for his side, as what it looked like an unnecessary contact, gave Manchester United a much required penalty kick.
Later, Marcus Rashford turned up to convert the goal for Manchester United and it gave the sole goal of the match and helped Manchester United to win the game.