Match Preview: Leicester City v Manchester United

Manchester United head to Leicester this afternoon, where they are looking to build upon their impressive 4-0 win against QPR they had last Sunday which saw Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao all have impressive debuts leaving all United fans enthusiastic for the rest of the season.

The foxes have acquitted themselves very well so far, starting the season well with 1 win, 2 draws and a loss. Leicester surely won’t be easy opponents and certain players have started very well for them including their new signing Leonardo Ulloa, getting 3 goals in 4 games for the men in blue. Also, many of the Leicester City squad are former Red Devils including Ritchie De Laet, Danny Drinkwater, Matty James, Tom Lawrence, Danny Simpson, Nick Powell (on loan) and Jeff Schlupp who was with us on trial last season.

There is certainly a buzz around the United community this past week with the performance from last Sunday against OPR and I for one have never been as excited to watch United play in a long time. However, Leicester City away from home in my opinion, poses a much bigger test for Van Gaal’s lads who have already took points away from Arsenal so they are no pushovers that’s for sure.

KO: 13:30 BST

Venue: King Power Stadium

Date: 21st September 2014

Last Meeting:

Manchester United 1-0 Leicester City

This is the first time in 10 years that these two sides have met in the Premier League and United came out on top with the most unlikely of scorers as Gary Neville hit the winner.

Injury News

J. Wilson (Knock), P. Jones (Hamstring), C. Smalling (Groin/Pelvis), M. Fellaini (Ankle/Foot) J. Lingard (Knee) M. Carrick (Ankle/Foot)

See our predicted line-ups here.

Score Prediction

Leicester City 1-3 Manchester United

United should be in high spirits after their performance against ‘Only QPR’ as our rival fans would like to remind us of, but, I can see the reds winning at the King Power Stadium but Leicester will make it far from comfortable for United.

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