Manchester United took Leicester City in the opening game on Sunday, 7 August 2016 which is traditional curtain raiser of English football “Community Shield”. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was amazing and help Manchester United defeat Leicester City at Wembley. When score tied at 1-1, the striker scored a wonderful header to make it 2-1 which help Red Devils to lift the FA Community Shield. Man United took the lead in first half through Jese Lingard but Leicester comes back strongly with Jamie Vardy in 52nd minute to draw the game level. Below is complete Manchester United vs Leicester City highlights and replay video.
Manchester 2-1 Leicester Highlights Match Highlights:
The game played at the Wembley Stadium in London and it kicked off at 16:00 UK time & 8:30 PM Indian time.
The pre-season of both teams has been finished and now the time is for a showdown. United manager, Mourinho will be eager to win this game with his new-look United side against Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City. Both managers will look to start this season with a win.
Where to Watch MU vs LEI game
The match will be broadcast live in the UK on BT Sport 2 and coverage will start at 15:15 BST.
The USA football fans can watch Manchester United vs Leicester match live on NBC SN while Star Sports will telecast live in India.
Team News and Lineups
Jose Mourinho will face his first competitive game as United manager against Leicester City. New summer signings Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are expected to make their official debuts for Man United in this game.
Ranieri will go with Ahmed Musa who impresses many after scoring twice against Barcelona in the pre-season friendly game. Here are the possible lineups for Sunday’s game of both teams.
Leicester XI: Schmeichel; Simpson, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs; Albrighton, Drinkwater, King, Mahrez; Ulloa, Vardy
Man United XI: De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Blind, Shaw; Herrera, Carrick; Rashford, Rooney, Martial; Ibrahimovic
Manchester vs Leicester Match Predictions
Leicester City has a good chance to win their first ever Community shield and a create history but Manchester United is still favorite to win this match. Our prediction is for Manchester United 1-0 win against Leicester.
Manchester United vs Leicester City Highlights
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