Manchester United will be hoping to return to winning ways when they host Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side have failed to win any of their last three Premier League games and, to make matters worse, have something of an injury crisis on their hands.

Leicester have meanwhile made a bright start to the new campaign, beginning the season with draws against Wolves and Chelsea before beating Sheffield United and Bournemouth. Follow live coverage of the match below, upon the conclusion of our Liverpool vs Newcastle updates.



Man Utd 1 – 0 Leicester

 

23 mins: Ricardo Pereira gets free on the right side. He tries to switch the play and find Gray but Wan Bissaka makes a good interception to stop the attack. 


Man Utd 1 – 0 Leicester

 

20 mins: Young swings a Man Utd free kick into the box but Jonny Evans heads it behind for a corner. The corner ball comes in but doesn’t beat the front man and Leicester clear it away. 


Man Utd 1 – 0 Leicester

 

14 mins: McTominay hauls Maddison to the ground just as he’s about to break away. Leicester have a free kick just inside the Man Utd half and McTominay is lucky not to get a card there.


Man Utd 1 – 0 Leicester

 

11 mins: McTominay takes the ball around Choudhury and sends it wide to James. James runs down the left and puts the ball in the box but the no red shirts can get on the end of the cross. 

GOAL!


Man Utd 1 – 0 Leicester – Rashford

 

8 mins: GOAL! The perfect start for United.

 

A poor challenge from Soyuncu clatters Rashford in the box. The penalty was never in doubt. Marcus Rashford takes it, sends Schmeichel the wrong way and scores!


Man Utd 0 – 0 Leicester

 

7 mins: Soyuncu brings Rashford down in the box and Man Utd have a penalty! Rashford will take it as well.


Man Utd 0 – 0 Leicester

 

5 mins: Young takes the corner and aims at Harry Maguire. Maguire wins the header but isn’t able to control the ball and Schmeichel grabs it.

 

Schmeichel takes the goal kick, Maddison out strengthens Lindelof and gets into the box. He shoots but is denied by the legs of David De Gea. 

KICK OFF


Man Utd 0 – 0 Leicester

 

Kick off: Leicester start the match but United win the ball quickly. They work it into the visitors half but Jonny Evans heads it out for a Man Utd throw in. 


There’s not a lot of love for Harry Maguire from the travelling Leicester fans. He left the club this summer to join Manchester United for £80 million. 

 

The Leicester fans all booed him when his name was read out over the tannoy and Maguire may have his work cut out today. 


The teams are in the tunnel. Kick off is just five minutes away.


Team news

 

For Manchester United Paul Pogba is replaced in the starting XI by Nemanja Matic, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka is fit to play after struggling with a back injury.

 

Unbeaten Leicester only make two changes as Demarai Gray has replaced Harvey Barnes and Hamza Choudhury comes in for Marc Albrighton.


Leicester have broken into the top four with a strong start to the season. They sit in third place with 8 points from the first four matches. 

 

Man Utd are struggling since their 4-0 win over Chelsea in the first game of the season. A draw and two losses since puts United 8th in the table but they can move into the top four with a win today. 


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Liverpool 3 – 1 Newcastle

 

Liverpool win the match and take the three points. They move five points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table but the champions will face Norwich later today. 

FULL TIME


Liverpool 3 – 1 Newcastle

 

90+3 mins: An early scare for Liverpool courtesy of a glorious strike from Willems. But they responded well, pressuring Newcastle relentlessly in the first half to get the equaliser and then a lead at half time. Mo Salah finished the game in the second half with a great one-two with Roberto Firmino who lit up the match since coming on for Divock Origi in the first half. 

Match preview:

What time is it?

The match gets underway at 3pm on Saturday.

Where can I watch it?

The match will not be shown live on British television, but there will be highlights available to watch on BBC One, on Match of the Day.

Past meetings

In the last 12 meetings between the two teams at Old Trafford, United have won nine and drawn two.

Leicester’s last away win came in 1998.



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