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Leicester City draw with Manchester United 2-2 at the King Power Stadium

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Technical card:
Leicester City: David De Gea, Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Daniel James, Scott McTominay, Fred, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial
Manchester United: Kasper Schmeichel, James Michael Justin, Jonny Evans, Wesley Fofana, Timothy Castagne, Marc Albrighton, James Maddison, Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy
Stadium: the King Power Stadium
Goals: Marcus Rashford (0-1, min. 23), Harvey Barnes (1-1, min. 31), Bruno Fernandes (1-2, min. 79) and Jamie Vardy (2-2, min. 85)

Leicester City were held to 2-2 draw by Manchester United down on Saturday at the King Power Stadium. Both Leicester City and Manchester United arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Leicester City were looking to continue their run after winning last match while Manchester United were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Leeds United and Sheffield United. After today’s result, Leicester City are in 2nd place on the table and has 28 points while Manchester United sit in 3rd with 27 points after 15 matches.

Manchester United started strongly in the first half, thanks to a goal from Marcus Rashford, 23 minutes in. However, their lead was short lived, with an equalizer from a Harvey Barnes in the 31st minute brought Leicester City level, to take a 1-1 lead into half time.

Manchester United took the lead in the second half, beginning with a goal from Bruno Fernandes in the 79th minute. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Jamie Vardy just before the final whistle brought Leicester City level. The game ended a 2-2 draw.

For Leicester City Ayoze Perez came on for Marc Albrighton, while United brought on Paul Pogba, Axel Tuanzebe and Edinson Cavani to replace Daniel James, Victor Lindelof and Anthony Martial.

There were bookings for James Maddison and Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester and Bruno Fernandes for United.

Leicester City will next travel to Crystal Palace, while Manchester United will face Wolverhampton Wanderers at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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