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Manchester United 1:0 Leicester City

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    Sandikan

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    Looks a game between two teams that are on the same level, there’s nothing between both sides.
    With Pogba and Martial, arguably our best two players out, I'd take that!
     

    Tonjo

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    United need to replace Mata with Greenwood and matic with Fred.
    This will help to inject some energy into the midfield and forward line.
     

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    Not good enough really. Matic, Mata and Pereira are not doing enough. We’ve only had 3 shots. Massive gap in midfield from back to front. I assume Mata is supposed to be linking.

    We won’t win this game if something doesn’t change.
    We have no attacking outlet down the right flank. Periera just picks up the ball and either makes a beeline to the corner flag or loses possession. Not once has he linked up with AWB (who seems to have given up making forward runs now).
     

    Cloud7

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    How have the caf favorites Maddison and Tielemans been?
    Tielemans has been meh, but Maddison has been good I think. Anytime they've looked like threatening he's been the one at the center of it.
     

    hubbuh

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    Not good enough really. Matic, Mata and Pereira are not doing enough. We’ve only had 3 shots. Massive gap in midfield from back to front. I assume Mata is supposed to be linking.

    We won’t win this game if something doesn’t change.
    Mata and Matic have been abhorrent. They are so past it, it is not even funny. Periera is not a wide player, but at least he is putting in the graft. Rashford is isolated, and James has been decent, but he is also heavily closed down immediately when he gets the ball.
    And that.

    For the love of Mary, Jesus, Joseph, the Holy cnuting Ghost, Buddha, Vishnu and the rest of ‘em, switch it up. Perreira linking with Greenwood outside? Gomes linking with Greenwood outside? Matic shot into orbit until he reaches the nether zone?
     

    MrBest

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    Can't blame our 200k/wk striker. He's just a kid. We should give him another 2 years before we can judge him.
    Our 200k a week youngster who has almost pkayed 200 games for us. Poor guy give him time.
     

    Inigo Montoya

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    He is 14,15,16,17,18 years old bla bla bla, who cares, rather have there some hungry kid there instead of Matic, what the feck is this.
    What, Greenwood instead of Matic? You'd have him playing defensive mid? Brilliant logic
     

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    It's been better than I'd worked myself up for, we've shown some good attacking intent early in the half, James is a constant pest and I think McTominay has done well. AWB is deceptively slick in possession, a bit more composure in the final third and he could surprise a few.

    The latter part of that half was far too passive, we're setting ourselves up to get hit by a sucker punch if we don't get a grip and get that second, like we seem to do every fecking week these days. 1-0 is fine lads, now please finish the job.
     

    Dante

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    I know people don't like Fred but you can't have him sitting on the bench if this is the best set of midfielders we have available to us.

    Would Matic and McTominay's retaining possession stats even be over 50%? Pereira's must be about 2%. We wont challenge for top four with a midfield that does feck all and can't even keep the ball in simple situations.
    Pereira is at 91% in the first half.
     

    DickDastardly

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    United need to replace Mata with Greenwood and matic with Fred.
    This will help to inject some energy into the midfield and forward line.
    That would also be so easy to do.

    No one would blame Ole, even if Fred underperformed.

    Let's hope to see that asap.
     

    AJ10

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    We're not playing good football.

    It's a bit disheartening to see Chelsea and Spurs put away Wolves and Crystal Palace so easily in the other games, as well.
    Teams taking their chances helps with that and we couldn't even score from pens.
     

    ash_86

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    Nothing much between the two teams. For the team we've put out we are doing well. Stop praising Leicester. They have full team and suck.
     

    Second-half kick-off

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    Do will we see Gomes today people? Does Ole have the balls to bribg him on with substantial game time remaining?
     

    Tony247

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    Meanwhile Tammy A making Rashford look like an overrated championship striker.
     

    Ranchero

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    I know people don't like Fred but you can't have him sitting on the bench if this is the best set of midfielders we have available to us.

    Would Matic and McTominay's retaining possession stats even be over 50%? Pereira's must be about 2%. We wont challenge for top four with a midfield that does feck all and can't even keep the ball in simple situations.
    We can only rely on the speed of our counters with Rashford and James.
    We know we have nothing in midfield. Quite why the powers that be don't see it is beyond me. Or perhaps they do and dont give a sh#t.
    And to those who say fans expect too much i point to the fact we are kept being fed the belief we are the biggest and best club in the world.
    The biggest club in the world who are struggling to make top 4 let alone make a title challenge.
     

    Inigo Montoya

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    What use is experience at the back when you invite the attacks by losing possession/lacking progress up the pitch.
    Consistently been slow to release the right ball and frequently poor in providing angles to young and james to play out.
    Losing possession? What game have you been watching? They flooded the midfield and have had quite a bit f possession, yes but Matic sitting in there has been good for us. Just keeps it nice and calm
     

    Gordon S

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    I refuse to believe that. No way that we are tired. Just it can't be the case here. It is only september ffs:houllier:
    I know it shouldn't be possible but the players are just walking at times.
    Leicester seems stuck in second gear and they are still controlling the game somehow:houllier:
     

    prateik

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    Do will we see Gomes today people? Does Ole have the balls to bribg him on with substantial game time remaining?
    What does it have to do with balls?
    Do something unnecessary to appease people on the internet who dont matter?

    If we score a couple more, sure.. If we desperately need a goal, maybe.

    If it goes on like this.. probably not.
     

    47 min

    Tielemans send a high ball over our back line looking for Maddison but it's a fraction long and De Gea collects.

    matherto

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    Rashford has been awful at holding the ball up front and anonymous apart from the penalty.

    Nearly every challenge he's going down too. Injured?
     

    BringNaniBack

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    Does Ole ever make proactive changes, rather than waiting for us to concede or waiting for the last 10 minutes. He's so predictable.
     

    mav_9me

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    I hope for once Ole is proactive with the subs. Doubt it though
    Yep.. I think he doesn't want to change it cuz we are winning but of course as the game goes and we concede he is forced to change but that's too late.

    Matic and Perreira have been passengers.
     

    48 min

    Vardy gets the better of Maguire down our left and fires the ball across the six yard box but he has no support and Wan-Bissaka clears.
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Score Predictions

301,220,121
  • Man Utd win
  • Leicester win
  • Draw

Detailed Results

  • 20% Man Utd 2:1 Leicester
  • 16% Man Utd 1:2 Leicester
  • 13% Man Utd 1:1 Leicester
  • 10% Man Utd 2:0 Leicester
  • 7% Man Utd 0:2 Leicester
  • 7% Man Utd 3:1 Leicester
  • 5% Man Utd 1:3 Leicester
  • 4% Man Utd 1:0 Leicester
  • 4% Man Utd 2:2 Leicester
  • 2% Man Utd 0:1 Leicester
  • 2% Man Utd 0:3 Leicester
  • 2% Man Utd 3:0 Leicester
  • 2% Man Utd 5:0 Leicester
  • 2% Man Utd 0:0 Leicester
  • 1% Man Utd 3:2 Leicester
  • 1% Man Utd 0:5 Leicester
  • 1% Man Utd 2:3 Leicester
  • 1% Man Utd 4:0 Leicester
  • 0% Man Utd 4:1 Leicester
  • 0% Man Utd 4:2 Leicester
  • 0% Man Utd 1:4 Leicester
  • 0% Man Utd 3:3 Leicester
  • 0% Man Utd 2:4 Leicester
  • 0% Man Utd 0:4 Leicester
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Match Stats

  1. Man Utd
  2. Leicester
Possession
42% 58%
Shots
10 9
Shots on Target
5 3
Corners
3 9
Fouls
14 14

Referee

Martin Atkinson