The international football has occupied the first two weeks of October. Fans have been waiting for club football and especial the fans of Red Devils are more excited as Manchester United are scheduled to play an away fixture against Leicester City as Premier League action returns this weekend. The Reds are prepared to take on Brendan Rodgers’s squad at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. It will be an opportunity for United to get their revenge against Emirates FA Cup winners.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Match Details
Fixture : Premier League Matchday 8 of 38
Date : October 16, Saturday
Time : 7:30 PM IST
Venue : King Power Stadium, Leicester
Leicester City vs Manchester United Match Preview
It is going to be a hard fixture for the men in red as their previous records against the foxes are not that good. Manchester United were defeated by Leicester City in the final of Emirates FA Cup last year. Their last triumph in Leicester came on the final match day of the 2019/20 season. It was a thrilling victory because goals from Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard helped United to sealed three vital points which resulted in a place in the upcoming season’s Champions League. This is a big fixture and also a perfect one for those who have been waiting for club football since the starting of October. Manchester United will be looking forward to get back to winning ways.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Form Guide
MUFC have won two, drawn once and lost two in their last five matches.
LCFC have won only 2 from their opening seven matches.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Team News
It will be a test for Ole Gunner as he will be without his two main centre backs. Harry Maguire is not available to play against his former team after his injury in September. There is a good news that star forward Marcus Rashford could make his United return at the King Power Stadium after recovering from his shoulder operation.
Manchester United released the official statement regarding Varane:
“Raphael Varane sustained a groin muscle injury in the UEFA Nations League final and has commenced rehabilitation at the club.
“He will be out for a few weeks.”
For Leicester City, there are no major concerns but French duo Wesley Fofana and Nampalys Mendy are not available for selection as they have been out since the start of August and their comeback date is unknown. Kelechi Ihaenacho was subsituted off with an injury while on international duty for Nigeria but he featured in their second game so it is not a concern. Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi looks set to miss out.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Head to Head
Man United won: 68
Leicester City won : 35
Draw : 30
Leicester City vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups
Leicester City Starting XI : Schmeichel, Bennett, Morgan, Evans, Thomas, Tielemans, Ndidi, Justin, Barnes, Vardy, Perez
Manchester United Starting XI : De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Luke Shaw, Matic, Pogba, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo
How to watch Leicester City vs Manchester United Live Streaming in India?
The Star Sports network is the official broadcaster of Premier League matches in India. It has the rights to live telecast the fixtures in India. You can also watch live streaming of Leicester City vs Manchester United on Disney+ Hotstar VIP and JioTV.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Dream11 Prediction
Goalkeeper : David De Gea
Defenders : Wan-Bissaka, Morgan, Evans, Luke Shaw
Midfielders : Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Tielemans
Forwards : Cristiano Ronaldo, Mason Greenwood, Jamie Vardy