FA Premier League

Leicester City 2:2 Manchester United

Leicester 2:2 Man Utd

King Power Stadium

Date:
Sat, 23 December 2017
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7:45 pm GMT
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  1. Dec 20, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    [​IMG] ...VS....[​IMG]

    Date - Saturday, December 23 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1945 Hrs GMT

    Venue - The King Power Stadium, Leicester

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    League standings and form guide

    2. Manchester United: WWLWW

    8. Leicester City: WWWWL


    Previous Meetings

    Manchester United 2-0 Leicester City

    Leicester City 0-3 Manchester United

    Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City

    Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City

    Leicester City 1-1 Manchester United


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins - 59
    Leicester City wins - 32
    Draws - 28


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho


    Claude Puel



    Team News

    Manchester United

    Michael Carrick and Eric Bailly out. Antonio Valencia and Marouane Fellaini doubtful.

    Leicester City

    Matty James and Robert Huth ruled out. Adrien Silva doubtful.


    Know the opposition

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    Leicester City Football Club (nicknamed The Foxes, The Blues, City, and Blue Army), are a professional football club based in Leicester. Leicester City was founded in 1884 by a group of old boys of Wyggeston School as Leicester Fosse, before joining the Football Association in 1890. In 1919, when League football resumed after World War I, Leicester Fosse ceased trading due to financial difficulties of which little is known. The club was reformed as Leicester City Football Club, particularly appropriate as the borough of Leicester had recently been given city status.

    Leicester City have enjoyed moderate success through the years - winning 3 League Cups, and reaching the final of the FA Cup 4 times - prior to their odds-defying Premier League title win in 2015/16. Leicester City's most prominent rivals are Nottingham Forest, Coventry City and Derby County, and they have been playing their home games at The King Power Stadium (originally named Filbert Way) since 2002.


    Familiar Faces

    Danny Simpson & Matty James

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    Referee

    Jonathan Moss.​
  2. Dec 20, 2017
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    DDG
    Young Jones Smalling Shaw
    Pogba Matic
    Mata Lingard Martial
    Lukaku
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2017
  3. Dec 20, 2017
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    You're not that lucky anymore
  4. Dec 20, 2017
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    Dr. StrangeHate New Member

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    Leicester rested their entire team for this match. It is an away game so we are going to be outplayed. We just need to make the few chances we get count.
  5. Dec 20, 2017
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    Heinzesight Full Member

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    0-4
  6. Dec 20, 2017
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    DDG

    Valencia Smalling Jones Young

    Herrera Matic Pogba

    Mata Lukaku Lingard

    Hope for the best.
  7. Dec 20, 2017
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    My heart wants to disagree with this but we all know too well what will happen. It'll be a matter of capitalising on their mistakes.
  8. Dec 20, 2017
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Not quite, and they got 30mins extra time too.

    We however, will probably only start about 2 of the players who started tonight, so we're not going to be any less fresh. And we now need a big reaction
  9. Dec 20, 2017
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    bleedred Full Member

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    Yup!. Time for the sack!
  10. Dec 20, 2017
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    IAmAWinner Full Member

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    You negative feckers. We will beat this lot, easily too. 0-3
  11. Dec 20, 2017
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    Bubz27 ACMarket employee (not the owner)

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    :lol::lol::(
  12. Dec 20, 2017
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    SqueakyWeasel Full Member

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    Just gone 0:5 because I just don't know any more!
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    [cente]De Gea
    Valencia - Jones - Smalling - Young
    Pogba - Matic
    Mata - Lingard - Martial
    Lukaku
  14. Dec 20, 2017
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    So from the comments I'm guessing Valencia is fine?

    De Gea

    Valencia Jones Smalling Young
    Matic Pogba
    Mata Lingard Rashford
    Lukaku​
  15. Dec 20, 2017
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    Paul_Scholes18 Full Member

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    I think we will bounce back and win this one fairly big. Will not change much though with City smashing Bournemouth and improving the goaldifference anyway,.
  16. Dec 20, 2017
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    Fener1907 Full Member

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    Don't let that little rat Vardy get his tail up and you're already nearly there.

    Literally got no idea how they are this season. Still basing all of my opinions on two seasons ago.
  17. Dec 20, 2017
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Isn't Valencia injured ?

    De Gea
    Young - Smalling - Jones - Shaw
    Matic - Pogba
    Mata - Lingard - Martial
    Lukaku
    We'll win this 3-1.
  18. Dec 20, 2017
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    There is no way we are playing an away game with 2 at the back. We are way too conservative for that.
  19. Dec 20, 2017
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    AXVnee7 Full Member

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    We usually play a good game against Leicester so quietly confidently for this one. We need a response after tonight and Leicester will be a tough opponent. I won’t be able to watch it though!
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    --------------De Gea--------------
    Young--Smalling--Jones--Shaw
    -------Pogba---------Matic-------
    Mata---------Lingard---------Martial
    --------------Lukaku--------------

    Subs: Romero, Lindelof, Rojo, Herrera, McTominay, Rashford, Zlatan
  21. Dec 20, 2017
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    With Valencia injured I think we might see Shaw get a PL start and Jose revert to the 3-4-3.

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    AkaAkuma& Banned

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    Don't know how the game will turn out to be, but one thing is for certain, United will park the bus.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    De Gea
    Young Smalling Jones Shaw
    Pogba Matic
    Mata Lingard Martial
    Lukaku
    Probably this, with the obvious either Martial or Rashford. Though could be neither and putting Herrera in midfield 3, or lindelof at the back for a back 3 and having Mata and Lingard play off Lukaku.
  24. Dec 21, 2017
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    haram Full Member

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    De Gea
    Young Jones Smalling Blind
    Pogba Matic
    Mata Lingard Rashford
    Lukaku
  25. Dec 21, 2017
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    automaticflare Full Member

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    Exactly the type of team we will beat 9.5 out of 10 times just cos of how they play.
    I think we will beat em
  26. Dec 21, 2017
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    Vidyoyo Self-confessed coffee shop chat-up expert

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    Mahrez and Vardy played for at least an hour on Tuesday but otherwise the first team was pretty much all rested.

    Expecting us to win still. Was going to head home for Christmas but I'll probably stick around for it.
  27. Dec 21, 2017
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    Jaybomb Banned

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    After tonight’s performance, I don’t want to see the majority of those players on.

    De Gea
    Young Smalling Jones Shaw
    Matic Pogba
    Lingard
    Mata Lukaku Rashford
  28. Dec 21, 2017
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    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    Nah, don't think so. Its the possession teams that often have us running scared and Leicester is far from that. I'm expecting an exciting game.
  29. Dec 21, 2017
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    peridigm Full Member

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    Late kick off for a Saturday.
  30. Dec 21, 2017
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    When was the last time PL game was a late kick off on Saturday?

    Also don't think Valencia is injured, he said on twitter that he is fine (might mean anything that it's not a serious injury) but even on physioroom Valencia is not listed as injured.
  31. Dec 21, 2017
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Quarter to eight? On a Saturday? What kind of feckwittery?
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    pauldyson1uk Full Member

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    feck the PL and Sky 19:45 kick off on a Saturday night is shocking even worse the Saturday before Christmas.
  33. Dec 21, 2017
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    This will be a tough game for us and we will be lucky to scrape a win. A hard fought 2-1, I would say.
  34. Dec 21, 2017
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    Jig1234 Full Member

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    Really not looking forward to his game at all. Mahrez and Grey will cause us problems. Going to be a tough one.
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    glazed Full Member

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    Lots of armchair options...
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    GeorgieBoy Full Member

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    I too was under the impression that Valenica would be available for this. He tweeted he was ok, physioroom has no report on him and Mourinho hasn't said anything to suggest otherwise.
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Out on the lash, at a bar with no sport, so I'll be skipping.......not that arsed to be honest. Feeling a bit flat after our last few 'performances'.

    ---------------------DDG----------------------
    -------Lindelof-----Smalling-----Jones------
    Young-----------------------------------Shaw
    ---------------Matic---------Pogba-----------
    ----Lingard----------------------------Rashford
    ----------------------Lukaku--------------------

    SUBS - Martial (Lingard), Mata (Rashford), Blind (Shaw)

    Leicester 1 - 2 Man United
    Lukaku, Martial
  38. Dec 22, 2017
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    De Gea
    Young Smalling Jones Shaw
    Pogba Matic
    Lingard
    Lukaku Rashford Martial

    Go at the from the off, no mercy, play Rashford as a false 9 with Lingard being given the freedom to run ahead of the front 3 at will

    1-3​
  39. Dec 22, 2017
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    Ashley R1+O New Member

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    Wonder if they will just sit deeper and deeper and deeper again and let us have our way with them. Come on Foxes, lay down and let us have this one lad.
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    Good that Ndidi is suspended for this.
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