Leicester City vs Manchester United – Preview, H2H, Line-ups, Prediction | EPL 2022-23

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Manchester United will look to continue their winning run in the Premier League when they travel to King Power Stadium to face Leicester City. 

Venue: King Power Stadium (Leicester)

Key Statistics

Leicester City are winless in their last four Premier League games (D1, L3).

The hosts have scored in each of their last five home league games. 

They have not kept a clean sheet in their last seven Premier League games. 

Manchester United have won just one of their last eight away league games.

They have conceded 2+ goals in six of their last ten away matches.

There have been 97 goals scored in this fixture in the Premier League era.

Head to head

In 32 Premier League meetings between both sides, Manchester United have won19 times while Leicester City have just four wins. 

Latest performances in all competitions

Leicester City: L-W-L-L-D

Manchester United: W-W-L-L-D

Leicester City 

Leicester City will look to win their first league game of the season when they welcome Manchester United to King Power Stadium this Thursday.

The Foxes have started their league campaign in the worst possible way, losing three of their four league games (D1). Their last outing was a 2-1 loss to Chelsea despite playing the game with a man advantage for over an hour.

They will come into this tie desperate to give their frustrated fans something to cheer about. Not only have the Leicester fans been frustrated by their side’s poor form, but they have also been frustrated by their lack of transfer activity.

So far, the King Power side are the only side yet to spend a penny in the transfer market this summer. This is despite losing first-team goalie Kasper Schmeichel, who joined French side Nice earlier in the window.

They are also battling with the imminent departure of Wesley Fofana, who is expected to join Chelsea for a reported £70m in the coming days. The money from the sale of the French defender could allow Leicester to do some late wheeling and dealing. But something has to give for Brendan Rodgers’s side as they sit bottom of the table with just one point.

Possible Leicester City starting line-up

Danny Ward; Timothy Castagne, Jonny Evans, Daniel Amartey, James Justin; Wilfred Ndidi; Youri Tielemans, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes; Jamie Vardy.

Injured: Ricardo Pereira, Ryan Bertrand

Doubtful: James Maddison 

Suspended: None 

Manchester United 

Manchester United made it two wins in two league games for the first time since February this year when they followed up their 2-1 win over Liverpool last week Monday with another hard-fought win over Southampton last weekend. 

Erik ten Hag’s side had started their league campaign with three straight losses but seemed to come back to life when they entertained their fierce rivals, Liverpool, at Old Trafford last week. Their subsequent travel to St. Mary’s Stadium, where they picked up a 1-0 win over the Saints, showed their doggedness as they were able to finally keep an away clean sheet after 12 attempts. 

They will now look to make it two clean sheets in a row when they travel to the King Power. They also have a chance to register three consecutive league wins for the first time this calendar year. Having done so in every league season since 198, they will fancy their chances of getting a third straight win in this game. 

Possible Manchester United starting line-up

David de Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia; Casemiro, Christian Eriksen, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho; Marcus Rashford; Cristiano Ronaldo.

Injured: Victor Lindelof, Brandon Williams  

Doubtful: Anthony Martial

Suspended: None 


Leicester City 2-2 Manchester United