Manchester United vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report - April 2, 2022

Manchester United vs. Leicester City – Football Match Report – April 2, 2022

Manchester United looked sluggish in a 1-1 draw to Leicester City on Saturday. Getty

A second-half Fred equaliser earned Manchester United a point at Old Trafford as they came from behind to draw against Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday.

A misfired volley from Leicester midfielder James Maddison was the best chance in an underwhelming first half before striker Kelechi Iheanacho nodded Leicester into the lead on 63 minutes.

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But Fred, making his 100th Premier League appearance, was in the right place at the right time just three minutes later as he pounced on a rebound from opposing goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and levelled the scores.

Leicester looked to have scored a winner on 79 minutes when Maddison fired into the bottom corner, but, following a VAR check, referee Paul Mariner judged Iheanacho to have committed a foul in the build-up.

United, who were without forward Cristiano Ronaldo due to what the club said were “flu-like symptoms,” remain in sixth in the Premier League, with fourth and fifth-placed Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur both with at least one game in hand.

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