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Leicester v Man Utd - as it happened

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Leicester v Man Utd, Premier League 2021/22, matchday 8, 16/10/2021 - Official line-ups. BeSoccer
Leicester v Man Utd, Premier League 2021/22, matchday 8, 16/10/2021 - Official line-ups. BeSoccer
Join us for live coverage of the Premier League clash between Leicester and Man Utd at the King Power Stadium. Man Utd are looking to keep within touching distance of Liverpool with victory here.

List of goalscorers

0 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 1
2 - 2
3 - 2
4 - 2
End of match

End of match

  • 96'
    FT: Leicester 4-2 Man Utd!! All over in Leicester and the hosts deservedly win a crazy game. Greenwood put United ahead, but Tielemans levelled before HT. In the second half, it looked like it would end 1-1, but all hell broke loose in the back 15. Soyuncu made it 2-1 after good Leicester pressure, Rashford levelled shortly afterwards, but Vardy made it 3-2 just after the kick-off and sub Daka sealed the points in added time. Thanks for joining us and see you again soon!
  • 95'
    McTominay has an effort from just outside the box which is easy for the GK.
  • 95'
    United are looking for a consolation, but Leicester are keeping them outside the box.
  • 93'
    Ronaldo!!! Fernandes picks out his compatriot, but he can't get on the end of it.
  • 92'
    OGS' face says it all...
de Leicester en el 91'
  • 91'
    Daka makes it 4-2!!! Tielemans' free-kick touches a couple of United players and Daka taps in unmarked at the back stick at the second time of asking! Wan-Bissaka and Maguire were sleeping there.
  • 90'
    Five added minutes.
  • 89'
    This game is still very open and Wan-Bissaka makes a stupid challenge on Vardy from behind. Wan-Bissaka can't do that on a yellow.
  • 88'
    Lingard shoots and it's easy for the GK.
  • 87'
    Leicester sub: Evans is replaced by Vestergaard.

Yellow card

a Man. Utd
  • 86'
    Pogba sees yellow for a foul on Daka. He's been very good since coming on.

Yellow card

a Man. Utd
  • 86'
    Wan-Bissaka was booked for his foul in the goal.
  • 85'
    Great save by De Gea to deny Perez and then Vardy's effort is blocked!!! Madness.
  • 84'
    And Leicester want a 4th!!! Pereira's effort is deflected for a corner.
de Leicester en el 83'
  • 83'
    What is going on?? Vardy makes it 3-2!!!! A long ball forward finds Castagne, Wan-Bissaka fouls him as he passes the ball to Perez, the Spaniard gets into the box and squares for Vardy who smashes in!! Sloppy United defending.
de Man. Utd en el 82'
  • 82'
    Rashford levels the scores!!!! A long punt forward by Lindelof picks out Rashford on the edge of the box and he runs onto it to hit home. Terrific pass by Lindelof from his own half.
  • 82'
    Pereira hits one and the ball flies over!
  • 81'
    That was coming, to be fair. De Gea was unlucky, but Leicester have been pressing.
  • 80'
    A VAR check confirms the goal! Man U double sub: Matic is replaced by McTominay and Lingard on for Greenwood.
  • 79'
    Soyuncu scores as Man U want offside!!!! The corner comes in, Lindelof half clears, Daka's shot is saved by the GK, the ball strikes Perez's leg and then Soyuncu hits home!!! It could be offside.
  • 77'
    Leicester sub: Daka on for Iheanacho.
  • 77'
    United counter, the ball is passed to Ronaldo who forces a great save from Schmeichel, but he's offside!
  • 76'
    De Gea!!!! What a save onto the post!!! Matic loses the ball at midfield to Tielemans, he runs and shoots from 25 yards out and De Gea makes a terrific save onto the post!
  • 75'
    Iheanacho is offside from Vardy's pass.
  • 73'
    Leicester sub: A Perez is on for Maddison.
  • 70'
    Amartey seems to have an injury to his leg. It may just be cramp, but the physio has come on.
  • 70'
    I think this match will end in a draw. That would be fair.
  • 68'
    Bruno Fernandes goes for goal, but can't hit the target.
  • 67'
    Pogba commits a foul.
  • 66'
    Tielemans has a go but he can't hit the target.
  • 66'
    Man Utd sub: Rashford is back after three months!! Sancho is off.
  • 65'
    Greenwood!!! How did you miss that??? Fernandes crosses to Greenwood who flicks on for Ronaldo in the box, his shot is blocked by a defender and then Greenwood puts wide inexplicably!
  • 64'
    Castagne sends one to Pereira at the back post, but the pass back into the middle of the box is cleared by Matic.
  • 63'
    Leicester are having more ball and territory here. United are looking a bit flat, to be honest.
  • 60'
    The Foxes win a corner off Lindelof.
  • 58'
    The game is incredibly open here.
  • 55'
    Matic!!! The Serb goes for goal from long range and he doesn't miss by much!

Yellow card

a Man. Utd
  • 52'
    Lindelof makes a very clumsy challenge on Vardy 25 yards from goal and Pawson opens his notebook for the first time. Easy decision.
  • 50'
    Ronaldo passes to Greenwood and his curling shot from the edge of the D goes over.
  • 48'
    Greenwood has a shot which flies over the bar!
  • 46'
    Iheanacho!!! The former Man City man is given the ball, he dribbles towards goal, but the effort is straight at the goalie.
  • 46'
    Leicester get us going again! No changes.
  • 45'
    HT: Leicester 1-1 Man Utd!! Half-time in Leicester and it's a fair score. Leicester have been a bit better overall, especially towards the end of the half, but United have also had a good spell. Greenwood gave United the lead after 19 minutes, but Tielemans levelled after 31 when Man Utd were on top. Iheanacho and Vardy have had chances since then. Back for more shortly!
  • 45'
    45+4: Vardy nearly scores!!! The free-kick is taken short by Maddison, it's then sent into the box and Vardy nearly gets on the end of it!
  • 45'
    45+1: Ronaldo goes for the overhead kick from Fernandes' pass, but Pereira jumps to head away first.
  • 45'
    Three extra minutes.
  • 44'
    Leicester are finishing the stronger here and a draw is very fair.
  • 40'
    Iheanacho!!! The former Man City man has an effort from inside the D which goes wide!
  • 37'
    Free-kick to the home side.
  • 35'
    The Leicester goal came when United were on top.
  • 33'
    Two brilliant goals here so far!
de Leicester en el 31'
  • 31'
    Tielemans!!! What a stunner!!!! The GK passes a ball to Maguire who waits for the ball to come to him, Iheanacho nips in there and lays off to Tielemans who hits a looping shot into the top corner from inside the box! All square.
  • 29'
    Pogba's shot goes well wide and referee Pawson says it's a corner.
  • 28'
    Ronaldo!!! Sancho passes to Ronaldo and his shot is well saved by Schmeichel!
  • 27'
    Chance for Leicester!!! Pereira puts a ball across the box and it goes wide of the far post!
  • 24'
    Man Utd get a corner, but Evans get a free-kick from the corner.
  • 21'
    Leicester have a couple of efforts and Vardy's tame strike goes along the ground to the GK.
  • 20'
    That was some goal!
de Man. Utd en el 19'
  • 19'
    Greenwood scores a stunner from distance! Fernandes gives the ball off to Greenwood and he hits a thunderbolt across Schmeichel from 25 yards out which goes in off the far post! Stunner!
  • 17'
    Man Utd get themselves a corner which Pogba heads over.
  • 15'
    It's been an evenish start to the match with few clear cut chances.
  • 15'
    Greenwood puts a ball into the box and Amartey heads well.
  • 13'
    Greenwood shoots from outside the box after a run and he hits straight at Schmeichel!
  • 11'
    B Fernandes is penalised for a foul on Vardy.
  • 10'
    Maddison!!! He gets the ball and turns before shooting at De Gea! Simple catch for the Spaniard.
  • 9'
    Leicester go forward again and United clear it away. They're on the back foot!
  • 7'
    Leicester win a free-kick in their own half.
  • 6'
    Lovely play by Iheanacho, the move continues, Tielemans then plays a square pass for Vardy, but it's cleared.
  • 4'
    Sancho looks to pick out Ronaldo, but the ball runs through to the GK.
  • 3'
    Maddison is fouled by Matic just inside the United half.
  • 1'
    Man Utd get us going from right to left in the red while Leicester are blue!
Start of match

Start of match

  • PRVW
    The players make their way out here!
  • PRVW
    Leicester also make five alterations from the 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace. Bertrand, Vestergaard, Barnes, Choudhury and Lookman drop out. Evans, Amartey, Soumare, Maddison and R Pereira come in.
  • PRVW
    Man Utd make several changes from the 1-1 with Everton before the international break. Maguire, Sancho, Matic, Pogba and Ronaldo come in for Varane, McTominay, Fred, Martial and Cavani.
  • PRVW
    Man Utd XI: De Gea (GK); Shaw, Maguire, Lindelof, Wan-Bissaka; Sancho, Matic, B Fernandes, Pogba, Greenwood; Ronaldo.
  • PRVW
    Leicester XI: Schmeichel (GK); Soyuncu, Evans, Amartey; Castagne, Soumare, Maddison, Tielemans, R Pereira; Vardy and Iheanacho.
  • PRVW
    Both sides have European action on Wednesday. Leicester go to Spartak Moscow in the Europa League while Man Utd host Atalanta in the Champions League.
  • PRVW
    This fixture ended 2-2 last term while the Foxes won the other two games (one of those was in the FA Cup).
  • PRVW
    It's 16 degrees and overcast in Leicester for this one.
  • PRVW
    Craig Pawson is the referee while Darren England is the VAR.
  • PRVW
    Leicester go into this one in 13th place on eight points while Man Utd are 4th on 13 points. United have failed to win their last two games but will go within one point of leaders Liverpool with a win while Leicester are winless in their last four.


16 October 2021, 16:00

Stadium: King Power Stadium

  • PRVW
    Hello and welcome to live coverage of the Premier League game between Leicester and Man Utd!