Manchester United
4 - 1
Leicester City
2016/09/24 | 13:30 |  English Premier League | Old Trafford, Manchester |  Full Time
English Premiership

As it happened: Man United v Leicester

2016-09-24 15:25
Last Updated at 05:37
24 Sep 15:24
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24 Sep 15:22
Final Score: Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City
24 Sep 15:22
24 Sep 15:19
90' Three minutes of stoppage time added on.
24 Sep 15:17
87' Mata is replaced by Young.
24 Sep 15:16
86' Mata finds himself free on the right side and looks to play in Zlatan but the striker is stopped by Danny Drink Water.
24 Sep 15:12
83' Wayne Rooney comes on for Marcus Rashford now.
24 Sep 15:09
78' Michael Carrick replaces Jesse Lingard.
24 Sep 15:06
74' Yellow card for Simpson after bringing down Rashford.
24 Sep 15:05
72' Herrera's shoots over from the edge of the box after Blind's corner is cleared.
24 Sep 14:56
64' Valencia puts in an excellent run and jolts past Fuchs... the Ecuadorian lays it off for Lingard who puts his laces through it and his shot is over the cross bar.
24 Sep 14:51
62' A goal can really do much for confidence as Leicester picks up the momentum.
24 Sep 14:50
61' Albrighton replaced by Schlupp
24 Sep 14:48
24 Sep 14:47
58' Leicester certainly not looking like themselves at the moment. 
24 Sep 14:42
52' United all over Leicester as Pogba plays in a cross towards Zlatan and Huth jumps heads it away.
24 Sep 14:38

49' Robert Huth comes in very late as he nudges Pogba to the ground.

Yellow card.

24 Sep 14:35
45' Second-half is underway...
24 Sep 14:34

Both sides are back out for the second-half and before the referee blows his whistle Leicester has made two changes.

Vardy and Mahrez are the two players to make way, with King and Gray coming on for the start of the second half.

24 Sep 14:19
24 Sep 14:19
That is exactly the response Mourinho would want from his charges and a bursting last 20 minutes from United. 
24 Sep 14:17

Pogba gets his first goal in a Manchester United senior shirt after a corner kick finds his head and the Frenchman directs it towards goal.

FOUR goals in the first-half for United.

24 Sep 14:16
24 Sep 14:15

Barely even time to blink and United has another.

Blind takes a short corner and Mata collects and plays it low and hard in the 18th area... Rashord gets behind and slots it in the back of the net.

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24 Sep 14:10

Ander Herrera gets the ball ticking as he plays in Mata, who passes the ball to Pogba and the Frenchman flicks it on for Lingard... the winger's slightest of touches finds Mata, who continued his run and smashes a side volley pass Zieler. 

United back at their best!

24 Sep 14:07
24 Sep 14:02
32' United finding their swagger in last eight or so minutes. 
24 Sep 14:02
29' WOAH! Pogba now does his best to double United's lead. A decent effort pushed wide of the post. 
24 Sep 13:59
24' RASHFOOOORD! Should have done better with his finishing. Herrera plays in beautiful ball forward towards Zlatan and the Swede plays it across towards Rashford, who comes one-on-one with Zieler but he fails to control the ball properly and his shot skids off the side of his boot.
24 Sep 13:54
Blind with a peach of a corner-kick and Smalling rises about Leicesters centre-backs to head it past Zieler.
24 Sep 13:53
24 Sep 13:47
15' Mahrez and Pogba clashing in midfield as the Frenchman purposely fouls the Algerian.
24 Sep 13:44
12' Fuchs and Albrighton are working well together as both get an opportunity to whip in crosses for Mahrez and Slimani but United defends it well enough.
24 Sep 13:42

9' Lingard heads the ball towards Pogba and the Frenchman continues the counter attack. The midfielder lays it off to Zlatan, who then timely waits for Rashford to make a run as he puts a through ball between Huth and Simpson only for Zieler to collect.

Bright start from United!

24 Sep 13:38
7' Zlatan lets a loose shot go following a cross from Mata but Huth's clearance is once again under par and Zlatan gets a free volley, which goes over the post.
24 Sep 13:36

4' Pogba with a searching ball towards Valencia and the Ecuadorian collects it and whips in teasing cross only for Huth to get a touch on it before Zlatan. The clearance falls in front on Blind and the left-back smacks his effort over the cross bar.

24 Sep 13:34
2' Rashford, Mata and Zlatan teaming up well as Rashford darts down the left wing and seeks to dribble past Leicester defence but Simpson is up for the challenge and closes the defender down.
24 Sep 13:30
1' And kick-off as Mata and Zlatan start the first-half...
24 Sep 13:30
Two legends are at the club as Nemanja Vidic and Sir Alex Ferguson are seated alongside one another.
24 Sep 13:24
The players are walking out the tunnel and the pre-match proceedings is underway.
24 Sep 13:23
Ron-Robert Zieler will fill the void left by Schmeichel as the shot stopper spends his time on the sidelines.
  • 93'

    FULL TIME: Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City. Mourinho and United seal the win and answer the critics. They win by 3 goals at home against Leicester.

  • 92'

    Pogba is the man of the match and he deserves it for a great performance today.

  • 90'

    Three minutes of added time to this half.

  • 88'

    United make their final change, Ashley Young comes on for Mata in the final few minutes.

  • 86'

    Ibrahimovic goes for goal again with a shot but Zieler does well to collect the ball.

  • 83'

    Wayne Rooney comes on for Rashford as United make another change.

  • 79'

    Michael Carrick replaces Jesse Lingard as United make a substitution.

  • 78'

    Gray with another chance on goal, from 25 yards out but De Gea does well to dive and push the ball out. United clear the resulting corner.

  • 75'

    YELLOW CARD! Simpson is shown the yellow card for another rash challenge on Rashford.

  • 73'

    Pogba has been brilliant today and he lifts the ball over the defence for Ibrahimovic. But United don't make much out of the move.

  • 70'

    A hand ball by Christian Fuchs and that will be another free kick to United.

  • 69'

    Schlupp puts in a good run on the left and then passes the ball to King who has a shot on goal, but De Gea saves it.

  • 66'

    United on the attack again as Blind pushes forward the ball to Valencia. Lingard shoots but his thought goes over the bar.

  • 63'

    Christian Fuchs has a shot but his shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 62'

    Leicester make another change, Albrighton comes on for Slimani.

  • 60'

    GOAL, LEICESTER, GRAY! 4-1: Leicester score their first and it is a brilliant goal from Gray. Gray evades a few defenders and has a shot from 25 yards out and scores has he finds the top corner.

  • 58'

    United are dominating the possession but they are not looking to score another goal. Leicester have an uphill battle on their hands.

  • 54'

    A foul by Andy King and Mata wins a free-kick for Manchester United.

  • 53'

    Paul Pogba drives the pass to Ibrahimovic who shoots for goal but his shot goes wide as it misses to the right.

  • 50'

    YELLOW CARD! Pogba has been very active today and Robert Huth brings him down and is penalised.

  • 46'

    Second half begins and Leicester make a few changes. Andy King and Demarai Gray come on, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy are off.

  • 45'

    Half-time: Manchester United 4-0 Leicester City. That will be the half-time break and the hosts have answered a few critics and taken an unbelievable four goal lead at home.

  • 44'

    United have scored four goals before half-time in a Premier League game for the first time since Dec 1st 2012.

  • 42'

    GOAL, MANCHESTER, POGBA! 4-0: Pogba gets his goal, after setting up a few for his team mates. Three goals in five minutes for United and Leicester have the wind taken out of their sails here. Pogba gets ahead of Fuchs, and he sweeps a header into the right corner!

  • 40'

    GOAL, MANCHESTER, RASHFORD! 3-0: Third goal for United and the home fans are enjoying this. Blind takes a short corner and Leicester make a few mistakes, Mata pushes the ball to Rashford who shoots and scores.

  • 37'

    GOAL, MANCHESTER, MATA! 2-0: Mata sets up the move with Pogba and then links up with Lingard who gives him space to shoot and Mata shoots it perfectly past Zieler to score the second goal for United.

  • 35'

    It feels like United are getting the ball in the right places but are not able to finish the moves. Herrera pushes the ball to Rashford but again Leicester manage to clear it through Drinkwater.

  • 33'

    Pogba drives another good pass to Valencia but Fuchs manages to dispossess them and clears the ball.

  • 32'

    Paul Pogba tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside. United are starting to dominate the possession again.

  • 29'

    Paul Pogba tries a right-footed shot from long range but it is saved by the keeper in the left corner.

  • 26'

    Marcus Rashford almost makes it 2-0, Ibrahimovic passes the ball to Rashford who has a shot on goal but his attempt goes high and wide to the right.

  • 23'

    GOAL, MANCHESTER, SMALLING! 1-0: Smalling scores as he rises to meet the corner from Blind and heads it into the bottom corner of the goal. United take the lead.

  • 22'

    Simpson has been poor with his tackles today and now he concedes a corner to United.

  • 18'

    A foul by Ibrahimovic and Huth wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 17'

    Leicester are looking the better team now with Drinkwater playing especially well.

  • 13'

    Another foul by Simpson and Rashford wins another kick for United.

  • 12'

    Leicester are slowly finding their feet in the game with Drinkwater linking up with Mahrez and Albrighton. Bailly blocks and clears the ball.

  • 9'

    United are controlling the ball, Pogba tries to link up with Lingard and the ball is passed to Ibrahimovic. Ibrahimovic pushes the ball forward towards Rashford but his touch is too strong and that ball goes out.

  • 8'

    Daniel Drinkwater tries a through ball to Vardy, but Vardy is caught offside.

  • 7'

    Mata with a short ball to Valencia and then the ball falls to Zlatan Ibrahimovic who tries to have a shot on goal but drags it wide from 12 yards out. It was an awkward ball.

  • 5'

    A foul by Danny Simpson and Rashford wins a free kick for Manchester on the left wing.

  • 3'

    It has been a fast start to the game from United but so far Leicester have kept them in check.

  • 1'

    Kick-off! First half begins.

  • 0'

    It will be an interesting contest between these two teams, Leicester are 11th on the log and Manchester United are 7th after 5 games each.

  • 0'

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored in six successive home appearances in league competition.

  • 0'

    The Red Devils have scored in each of their last 14 Premier League games against Leicester, netting 33 goals.

  • 0'

    Leicester City: Zieler, Morgan, Fuchs, Simpson, Huth, Amartey, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Mahrez, Vardy, Slimani.

  • 0'

    Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Blind, Bailly, Mata, Herrera, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford, Ibrahimovic.

  • 0'

    Mourinho has suffered 12 defeats in his last 23 league games as a manager.

  • 0'

    Leicester have won just one of their last 18 league trips to Old Trafford and that was in 1998.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Leicester City from Old Trafford.

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  • 4 Goals 1
    • 22' Chris Smalling
    • 37' Juan Mata
    • 40' Marcus Rashford
    • 42' Paul Pogba
    • 59' Demarai Gray
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
    • 50' Robert Huth
    • 74' Danny Simpson
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • David de Gea
  • Eric Bailly
  • Paul Pogba
  • Juan Mata
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Chris Smalling
  • Jesse Lingard
  • Daley Blind
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Ander Herrera
  • Antonio Valencia
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  • Daniel Drinkwater
  • Wes Morgan
  • Robert Huth
  • Jamie Vardy
  • Marc Albrighton
  • Daniel Amartey
  • Danny Simpson
  • Islam Slimani
  • Ron-Robert Zieler
  • Riyad Mahrez
  • Christian Fuchs
  • Marcos Rojo
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Michael Carrick
  • Ashley Young
  • Sergio Romero
  • Timothy Fosu-Mensah
  • Marouane Fellaini
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  • Luis Hernandez
  • Andy King
  • Ben Hamer
  • Jeffrey Schlupp
  • Shinji Okazaki
  • Demarai Gray
  • Leonardo Ulloa

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