Leicester City vs. Manchester United live score, updates, highlights from Premier League



In one of the best matches of the Premier League weekend, Manchester United will look to get back on track against a Leicester City team that is hoping to make up for lost ground.

Manchester United (4th, 14 points) is coming off a loss (at home to Aston Villa) and a draw (1-1 vs. Everton). With Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City rolling over opponents, Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. can’t afford to drop more points.

The Red Devils will be facing a Leicester City (13th, 8 points) side that has been underwhelming in league play (2-3-2 record) despite high expectations entering the season. Foxes veteran Jamie Vardy, the second-highest Premier League scorer this season (six goals), would no doubt take great satisfaction in outshining Ronaldo at home.

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Sporting News will be following Saturday’s match live and providing score updates, commentary and highlights as they happen.

Leicester City vs. Manchester United live score

  1H 2H Final
Leicester City —  — 
Manchester United —  — 

MANU — Mason Greenwood — 19th min.
LEI — Youri Tielemans (Kelechi Iheanacho) — 31st min.

Leicester City vs. Manchester United live updates, highlights

(All times Eastern)

31st min.: What an equalizer by Leicester City! High pressure from Leicester and Iheanacho steals it from Maguire, serves Youri Tielemans, who lobs De Gea with one of the prettiest goals you’ll ever see.

28th min.: Cristiano Ronaldo shot punched away by Kasper Schmeichel. The ‘keeper saw it at the last minute. Good reaction.

27th min.: Ricardo Pereira sends a ball across the face of the goal and it comes within inches of the far left post. When Leicester attacks, it’s managing to penetrate fairly easily.

21st min.: Leicester responds by creating chaos around the Man United box again. It ends with a Vardy shot right at David De Gea. Here’s what you have to know about how good Greenwood’s been: 

19th min.: What a goal Mason Greenwood!!! He fires another left-footed shot from the right side and it goes into the far upper 90. Fantastic strike. Greenwood has been one of Manchester United’s best players so far this season.

17th min.: Corner kick for Manchester United and Paul Pogba heads high, but he was off balance on the attempt.

13th min.: First shot on goal by Manchester United via Mason Greenwood. He sprints down the right and puts the ball on his left foot, but his attempt is right at goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

10th min.: James Maddison spins Victor Lindelhof around before getting a shot off.  That was weak defending from Lindelhof.

9th min.: Youri Tielemans is up for this one. Some good passing to start from him, and Leicester are buzzing around the Manchester United box. But Manchester United captain Harry Maguire holding things together.

5th min.: What a run by Kelechi Iheanacho for Leicester. The ball ends up on the feet of Youri Tielemans in the box, but his dangerous cross in the box is cleared by Harry Maguire. Foxes threatening early in transition.

1st min.: We’re off at the King Power.

9:05 a.m.: Marcus Rashford’s back and available off the bench.

Leicester City vs. Manchester United: Lineups

Leicester look to set up with a five-man back line against the loaded Manchester United attacking front. Jonny Evans was a question mark because of an injury, but he makes the lineup while Jannik Vestergaard is on the bench. Wesley Fofana and Wilfried Ndidi are the big injury absences for Leicester City.

Leicester City starting lineup (5-3-2, right to left): 1-Kasper Schmeichel-GK — 21-Ricardo Pereira, 18-Daniel Amartey, 6-Jonny Evans, 4-Caglar Soyuncu, 27-Timothy Castagne — 8-Youri Tielemans, 42-Boubakary Soumare, 10-James Maddison — 14-Kelechi Iheanacho, 9-Jamie Vardy

Leicester City subs (9): Ward, Vestergaard, Bertrand, Choudhury, Albrighton, Lookman, Barnes, Pérez, Daka

Manchester United center back Raphael Varane picked up a groin injury on international duty, but Harry Maguire joined practice late in the week and is considered fit to start. In addition, midfielder Fred and forward Edinson Cavani will be sitting out after playing on Thursday in the Brazil vs. Uruguay World Cup qualifier. Paul Pogba takes Fred’s spot in central midfield with Jadon Sancho getting the start.

Manchester United starting lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): 1-David de Gea-GK — 29-Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 2-Victor Lindelof, 5-Harry Maguire, 23-Luke Shaw — 31-Nemanja Matic, 6-Paul Pogba — 11-Mason Greenwood, 18-Bruno Fernandes, 25-Jadon Sancho — 7-Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United subs (9): 26-Dean Henderson-GK, 27-Alex Telles, 3-Eric Bailly, 20-Diogo Dalot, 34-Donny van de Beek, 39-Scott McTominay, 14-Jesse Lingard, 8-Juan Mata, 10-Marcus Rashford

How to watch Leicester City vs. Manchester United

  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 16
  • Time: 10 a.m. ET
  • TV Channels: USA Network
  • Spanish-language TV: Universo
  • Streaming: fuboTV

The Leicester City vs. Manchester United match will be carried in the USA in both English (USA Network) and Spanish (Universo). Both channels are streamed on fuboTV, which is available for a free 7-day trial to new subscribers.


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