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Paul Pogba has been named the Man of the Match. #MUFC #LCFC???????? pic.twitter.com/Pwud1J0PQu— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) September 24, 2016
Paul Pogba has been named the Man of the Match. #MUFC #LCFC???????? pic.twitter.com/Pwud1J0PQu
77' Gray tries his luck again from distance, but this time De Gea makes a great save. #MUFC #MUNLEI— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 24, 2016
77' Gray tries his luck again from distance, but this time De Gea makes a great save. #MUFC #MUNLEI
68' A great opening for Leicester, but King can't convert Schlupp's pull-back. #MUFC #MUNLEI— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 24, 2016
68' A great opening for Leicester, but King can't convert Schlupp's pull-back. #MUFC #MUNLEI
GOAL Man Utd 4-1 Leicester (60 mins). An absolute stunner from Demarai Gray ?? #MUNLEI— Premier League (@premierleague) September 24, 2016
GOAL Man Utd 4-1 Leicester (60 mins). An absolute stunner from Demarai Gray ?? #MUNLEI
55' Ibrahimovic tees up Mata, but the Spaniard's strike is blocked by a defender in front of Zieler. #MUFC #MUNLEI— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 24, 2016
55' Ibrahimovic tees up Mata, but the Spaniard's strike is blocked by a defender in front of Zieler. #MUFC #MUNLEI
49' Robert Huth comes in very late as he nudges Pogba to the ground.
@ManUtd too happy to tweet ???????? #MUFC— Wade Pretorius (@wadepretorius) September 24, 2016
@ManUtd too happy to tweet ???????? #MUFC
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.
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.
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.
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!
27' A brilliant United move involving Pogba ends with Ibrahimovic volleying over. What a goal that would have been! #MUFC #MUNLEI— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 24, 2016
27' A brilliant United move involving Pogba ends with Ibrahimovic volleying over. What a goal that would have been! #MUFC #MUNLEI
17 - DRINKWATER! Thunderous strike after some great build up play is blocked before Huth fires high and wide from the rebound. #MnuLei— Leicester City (@LCFC) September 24, 2016
17 - DRINKWATER! Thunderous strike after some great build up play is blocked before Huth fires high and wide from the rebound. #MnuLei
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!
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.
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.
Pogba is the man of the match and he deserves it for a great performance today.
Three minutes of added time to this half.
United make their final change, Ashley Young comes on for Mata in the final few minutes.
Ibrahimovic goes for goal again with a shot but Zieler does well to collect the ball.
Wayne Rooney comes on for Rashford as United make another change.
Michael Carrick replaces Jesse Lingard as United make a substitution.
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.
YELLOW CARD! Simpson is shown the yellow card for another rash challenge on Rashford.
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.
A hand ball by Christian Fuchs and that will be another free kick to United.
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.
United on the attack again as Blind pushes forward the ball to Valencia. Lingard shoots but his thought goes over the bar.
Christian Fuchs has a shot but his shot from outside the box is blocked.
Leicester make another change, Albrighton comes on for Slimani.
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.
United are dominating the possession but they are not looking to score another goal. Leicester have an uphill battle on their hands.
A foul by Andy King and Mata wins a free-kick for Manchester United.
Paul Pogba drives the pass to Ibrahimovic who shoots for goal but his shot goes wide as it misses to the right.
YELLOW CARD! Pogba has been very active today and Robert Huth brings him down and is penalised.
Second half begins and Leicester make a few changes. Andy King and Demarai Gray come on, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy are off.
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.
United have scored four goals before half-time in a Premier League game for the first time since Dec 1st 2012.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Pogba drives another good pass to Valencia but Fuchs manages to dispossess them and clears the ball.
Paul Pogba tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside. United are starting to dominate the possession again.
Paul Pogba tries a right-footed shot from long range but it is saved by the keeper in the left corner.
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.
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.
Simpson has been poor with his tackles today and now he concedes a corner to United.
A foul by Ibrahimovic and Huth wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Leicester are looking the better team now with Drinkwater playing especially well.
Another foul by Simpson and Rashford wins another kick for United.
Leicester are slowly finding their feet in the game with Drinkwater linking up with Mahrez and Albrighton. Bailly blocks and clears the ball.
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.
Daniel Drinkwater tries a through ball to Vardy, but Vardy is caught offside.
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.
A foul by Danny Simpson and Rashford wins a free kick for Manchester on the left wing.
It has been a fast start to the game from United but so far Leicester have kept them in check.
Kick-off! First half begins.
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.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored in six successive home appearances in league competition.
The Red Devils have scored in each of their last 14 Premier League games against Leicester, netting 33 goals.
Leicester City: Zieler, Morgan, Fuchs, Simpson, Huth, Amartey, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Mahrez, Vardy, Slimani.
Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Blind, Bailly, Mata, Herrera, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford, Ibrahimovic.
Mourinho has suffered 12 defeats in his last 23 league games as a manager.
Leicester have won just one of their last 18 league trips to Old Trafford and that was in 1998.
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