English Premier League Round 3 Manchester United Key Moments

Manchester United v Leicester

* Key minutes in game

2- Valencia showed attacking intent crossing a ball in the final third only to be thwarted by Leicester.

6- Mahrez intercepted attempted through ball by United that epitomised the tight start to the game.

9- Leicester continued to stay compact in defence.

10- A contentious offside given against Morgan.

11- Valencia continued to push forward to look to create a possible chance in the eighteen yard box.

13- Mkhitaryan with first shot on goal, but it was blocked by a Leicester defender.

14- Maguire covered effectively in the defensive third.

18- Lukaku shoots and Mata appeared to have scored, only to be given wrongly offside.

19- Pogba missed a chance at the back post.

20- Mata with a classy finish, but Schmeichel did brilliantly.

23- Okazaki with the first shot on goal for Leicester.

24- Pogba struck superbly, just wide.

28- Pogba with another shot, this time it went wayward.

35- Pogba with another long strike, off target, but a good attempt.

37- Pogba shot into the wall.

1/2 time review– Leicester managed to hang on without having conceded a goal.

52- Penalty given against Simpson for a handball in the penalty area.

53- Schmeichel with an unbelievable save, Lukaku the penalty taker.

54- Yellow card for a careless challenge by Mikhatarian

57- Instinctive save from de Gea off Mahrez.

58- Mkhitaryan with a chance squandered in the eighteen yard box.

59- Jones with a brilliant tackle in the defensive half.

60- Leicester made a double change; King and Gray brought on.

62- Simpson with a key intervention.

63- Morgan with a superb tackle on Martial.

67- Rashford on- This could have proved to be a game changer for United.

70- Rashford made an impact straight away! He puts away a corner from Mikhatarian, the ball was put on a plate for Rashford.

72- Lukaku shot blocked, easy save for Shmeichell.

76- Slimani for Vardy

82- A fortuitous goal for Fellani, assisted by Lingard. Close to being called offside.

88- Leicester clearly missed Okazaki and in the final third.

89- Intelligent run by Rashford. Yellow to James

89- Slimani won a corner off Valencia

90- de Gea intervened management to push away a corner.

93- Gray set up a shot for King. Terrific save by Degaea.

94- Lukaku with a clever move, only to be blocked by a Leicester defender, out for a corner.

Full Time Review– A deserved victory for Manchester United. They controlled the entirety of the ninety minutes.

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