Manchester United vs Leicester Preview, Tips and Odds

Manchester United and Leicester will face each other on Saturday at Old Trafford for their game of the 5th round in the Premier League. The Red Devils are currently occupying 8th spot in the standings with 5 points, while their next opponents are 3rd with 8, and are behind only the title favorites Liverpool and Manchester City.

Manchester United vs Leicester Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Manchester United Win 16 W/ 3 D / 1 L 8 W/ 2 D / 0 L
Leicester Loss 1 W/ 3 D / 16 L 0 W/ 2 D / 8 L

Last game between the teams: 03.02.2019 Premier League: Leicester – Manchester United 0:1; Marcus Rashford 9’
Last game at this venue: 10.08.2018 Premier League: Manchester United 2:1; Paul Pogba 3’(penalty), Luke Shaw 83’; Jamie Vardy 90’

Worth mentioning: Manchester United are on a ten game unbeaten run, when facing Leicester and won the last two meetings with the Foxes. Both games were extremely tight affairs and were decided by one goal-margin. Three of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends. The Red Devils won eight of the last ten games held in Manchester, with the other two ending in draws and conceded more than once only in the first of those matches, back in 1998.

Manchester United vs Leicester Stats

As of 10.09 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Manchester United Draw 6 W/ 3 D / 1 L 3 W/ 1 D / 1 L
Leicester Win 6 W/ 4 D / 0 L 2 W/ 3 D / 0 L

Last game Manchester United: 31.08.2019 Premier League: Southampton – Manchester United 1:1; Jannik Vestergaard 58’; Daniel James 10’; Kevin Danso from the home team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 73’
Top performers Manchester United: Daniel James 3 goals, Antony Martial 2 goals 1 assist, Marcus Rashford 2 goals 1 assist.
Last game Leicester: 31.08.2019 Premier League: Leicester – Bournemouth 3:1; Jamie Vardy 12’, 73’, Youri Tielemans 41’; Callum Wilson 15’
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 3 goals 1 assist, Youri Tielemans 1 goal 1 assist, Harvey Barnes 1 goal.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Manchester United 19-7 5 5 5
Leicester 18-9 7 8 2

Worth mentioning: After the trashing of Chelsea in the first round of the Premier League, Manchester United have gone without a victory in their next three meetings, registering two draws and a defeat. The Red Devils were unable to score more than a goal in any of those games. Three of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, as four saw both involved sides finding the targets. Manchester United surprisingly for many lost their previous game at Old Trafford to Crystal Palace.
Leicester remained just one of three teams still undefeated in the league after four rounds. The Foxes’ unbeaten streak stretches to the beginning of May or twelve games in a row. Two of their last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends, with Leicester conceding exactly one goal in each of their last four matches, and registering a clean sheet in the other.

Manchester United vs Leicester News

Missing players Manchester United: Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Paul Pogba, Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial, Diogo Dalot, Eric Bailly Bertrand.
Missing players Leicester: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Manchester United vs Leicester Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.20 @ bet365