Leicester tear apart radar-less Manchester United at King Power

Saturday, October 16th, 2021 19:25 |
Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy (left) celebrates with teammate Youri Tielemans. Photo/AFP

Leicester City and Manchester United played out a thrilling match in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon, with the Foxes winning 4-2 with late goals to put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer under more pressure.

A fairly dull first half was spectacularly interrupted twice with stunning goals, first from Mason Greenwood and then from Youri Tielemans to equalise for the home side.

There weren't many chances to start the second half either, but the game exploded into life in the final 15 minutes, first with Tielemans drawing a special save from David de Gea that saw the Spaniard tip the strike off the post.

However, Leicester scored just a few minutes later as Caglar Soyuncu turned the ball in at a corner.

As the fans were still celebrating, Manchester United went straight up the other end and Marcus Rashford - who came off the bench to make his return from injury - finished well past Kasper Schmeichel to make it 2-2.

There was more drama to come, though, as this time Leicester scored while the opposition fans were still cheering, with Jamie Vardy spectacularly finishing after good work from Ayoze Perez down the left flank.

United struggled to create many chances as they sought another equaliser, but the home fans couldn't breathe easily until Patson Daka - who had been brilliant since coming on - turned in after some more set piece penalty pinball.

That earned Leicester a memorable 4-2 victory, one that Solskjaer will try to forget about as soon as possible.

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