Watch the highights of highlight leicester vs manchester united
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Manchester United's previously perfect away run (six wins in six appearances) has broken: Leicester City wrestled one point from the Red Devils despite being two behind on Boxing Day.
After the 2-0 win at Spurs, Leicester coach Brendan Rodgers saw no reason to change anything in his starting lineup. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had to change compared to the furious 6: 2 against Leeds and brought the Ivorian Bailly for the injured Wan-Bissaka. Lindelöf defended right in the back four.
Rashford could have started boxing day with a bang, but the England striker nodded the ball just over the crossbar (2nd). After an initial approach from Vardy, the Foxes came in better - and also brought United goalkeeper de Gea into trouble: Because the home side started aggressive and high, the Spaniard made a bad pass in his own penalty area, which Fred ironed out at the last second (8 .).
Bruno Fernandes far too casual
Out of nowhere, Rashford brought the guests into the lead: James' cross pass Bruno Fernandes extended to Rashford, who kept his nerve alone in front of Schmeichel - 1-0 (23rd). Leicester seemed in a state of shock until Bruno Fernandes made a serious mistake on his own sixteen. Ndidi blocked the Portuguese's arrogant tunnel attempt to Maddison, who served Barnes - and Barnes hammered the ball into the short corner from the half-left position in the penalty area (31).
Except for a half-baked header from Bruno Fernandes, nothing happened in the first section (37th). With the break, Leicester intensified its efforts, but did not get through to de Gea's goal. United focused on quick switching situations and had two huge chances: First Rashford failed to Schmeichel on the right in the penalty area, then Martial's supposed 2-1 was withdrawn because the Frenchman was offside (60th, 61st).
Cavani and Ayoze Perez have an immediate impact
The Foxes tried hard, but in the last third they were unsuccessful and ineffective. Solskjaer drew a last effective arrow out of the quiver with Cavani - and it was: The Uruguayan put through four minutes after being substituted for Bruno Fernandes, who passed the ball past Schmeichel to 2-1 (79th). United fans dreamed of their seventh away win this season, but Vardy was probably not on the list. The cross from Joker Ayoze Perez used the Foxes striker with the help of defender Tuanzebe - who was later awarded the goal - and thus achieved the 2-2 final score (85th).