Kelechi Iheanacho and Leicester City fall to heavy defeat at Manchester United

Kelechi Iheanacho and Leicester City fall to heavy defeat at Manchester United

Manchester United on Sunday afternoon crushed Kelechi Iheanacho and his Leicester City team during their Premier League clash at Old Trafford to keep themselves in the title race.Kelechi Iheanacho and Leicester City fall to heavy defeat at Manchester United

Before Marcus Rashford gave the home team the lead, David de Gea did his best to keep the Foxes at length by stopping both Harvey Barnes and Kelechi Iheanacho from finding back of the net.

Marcus Rashford scored his 14th English Premier League goals for Manchester United in the 2022/2023 season including the brace he scored in 25th, and 56th minutes of the match.

Jadon Sancho came off the bench to grab Manchester United third goal against Leicester City in 61st minutes of the second half of the match.

The Nigerian International – Kelechi Iheanacho was later substituted in 75th minutes of the encounter as he was replaced by James Vardy.

Meanwhile, his Super Eagles compatriot – Wilfred Ndidi was an unused sub in the game.

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Manchester United are now sitting comfortably on the 3rd position of the English Premier League Table with 49 points after 24 matches, while Leicester City are now languishing on the 14th position with 24 points after 23 matches.

The EFL Cup final between Manchester United and Newcastle United will take place on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. The next Saturday at home in the Premier League, Leicester plays host to Arsenal.

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