Manchester United tied with its guest Leicester City 1/1, today, Saturday, in the 31st stage of the English Premier League.
Leicester City advanced through Clichy Ihancho in the 63rd minute, before Brazilian Fred equalized for Manchester United in the 66th minute.
Manchester United raised its score to 51 points in sixth place, to lose two valuable points in its attempts to obtain a qualifying position for the Champions League next season, as it is far behind the goal difference behind fifth-placed Tottenham, which plays tomorrow with Newcastle, and three points behind Arsenal, which is fourth, which On Monday he plays with Crystal Palace in addition to playing one game less than United.
On the other hand, Leicester City raised its score to 37 points in ninth place.
Manchester United entered the match without the services of its star and top scorer, Cristiano Ronaldo, who was left out of the team’s list at the last moments due to illness, forcing German Ralph Rangnick to involve his compatriot Bruno Fernandes in the center of the striker instead.
On the other hand, Leicester City entered the match led by Nigerian striker Kleichi Ihancho, while top scorer Jamie Vardy continued to be absent.
The minutes of the first half passed without goals, as the two sides’ attempts to beat Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea in Manchester United or the Danish Kasper Schmeichel in Leicester City failed, so the first half ended in a goalless draw.
In the second half, the performance of the two teams changed for the better, and in the 63rd minute, Leicester City managed to score the lead through Ihancho, who received a cross to turn it with a wonderful header past De Gea.
Three minutes later, United managed to equalize through Brazilian Fred, who took advantage of a rebound from goalkeeper Schmeichel when he blocked a shot from Bruno Fernandes, to put the ball into the net, scoring the equalizer.
The last minutes of the match witnessed several attempts by both teams to score a goal that guarantees the three points for one of them, but that did not happen, so the referee blew the whistle at the end of the match, with a 1-1 tie.
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