Leicester beat Man United to end record undefeated streak

October 16, 2021 Off By Oha

Leicester beat Man United in a six-goal thriller in another blow to United’s Premier League title hopes.

United went into the game undefeated in a record 29 games on the road but that statistic was smashed when Leicester hit them for four at the King Power Stadium.

There was a couple of screamers in the match before Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka settled the scoreline.

Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates after scoring their side’s third goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium.
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates after scoring their side’s third goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium.

Greenwood opened the scoring for United with a wonderfully-taken strike from outside the penalty area.

The youngster received possession and had one thing in mind as he charged towards goal and unleashed a thunderous strike.

Kasper Schmeichel could do nothing about it.

Mason Greenwood of Manchester United celebrates after scoring their side’s first goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United.
Mason Greenwood of Manchester United celebrates after scoring their side’s first goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United.

Youri Tielemans wanted in on the action and brought things level on the half-hour mark.

Kelechi Iheanacho squared the ball across the 18-year line to Tielemans who curled a cross-like shot over David De Gea and into the net.

It was a tremendous finish from last season’s FA Cup hero.

Leicester City’s Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans (L) celebrates scoring their first goal Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy (R) during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Manchester United.
Leicester City’s Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans (L) celebrates scoring their first goal Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy (R) during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Manchester United.

The match were delicately poised midway through the second-half before Caglar Soyuncu put the hosts in front from a corner.

However Foxes celebrations were short lived for Leicester city.

Marcus Rashford struck jus itt four minutes later on his return to bring things level once more.

But Vardy continued his goal-scoring trend, sending the stadium into raptures within a minute of the restart.

Substitute Ayoze Perez picked out the veteran striker who did the rest.

Leicester continued to attack and put the game beyond doubt when summer signing Daka put the result beyond doubt. Leicester beat Man United to show that FA cup defeat is not a flash on the pan

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