Manchester United’s ‘happy soccer’ is continuing.
Manchester United won 3-0 against Leicester City in the 24th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England at 11:00 pm (Korean time) on the 19th. With 3 points, Manchester United maintained 3rd place in the league, and went undefeated in 4 games with 2 consecutive wins in the league.
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): De Gea (GK) – Shaw, Martinez, Lindelof, Dalot – Xavicher, Fred – Garnacho, Bruno, Rashford – Verhost Leicester City (
4 -2-3-1): Ward (GK) – Christiansen, Pars, Souter, Castagne – Dewsbury-Hall, Mendy – Barnes, Madison, Tete – Iheanacho
[First Half] ‘Rashford’s 7th consecutive goal at home!’ Manchester United, 1-0 lead
Leicester opened fire. In the 8th minute of the first half, Barnes, who received a pass from Iheanacho, faced a one-on-one situation and attempted a shot. However, Barnes’ shot was blocked by De Gea’s super save. Souter’s header from the ensuing corner kick went high. Leicester continued the atmosphere. In the 10th minute of the first half, Iheanacho attempted a shot from inside the box, but it was hit by the defense and went out.
Leicester dominated the game. Leicester developed an attack using Tete and Barnes on the side. Madison focused on pressing and distributing the ball in midfield. Manchester United faced several crises, but the defense showed concentration and overcame the crisis. There was also a super save by De Gea. In the 20th minute of the first half, Iheanacho received a cross from the side and attempted a header, but De Gea reached out and blocked it.
Manchester United had one room. Man Utd scored the first goal. In the 24th minute of the first half, Rashford, who received the ball that Bruno stabbed into the back space, shook the net with a calm finish in the box. After that, the game went tight. Leicester conceded the opening goal, but did not back down. Manchester United also played aggressively for an additional goal.
Man Utd missed an extra goal opportunity. In the 36th minute of the first half, Bruno connected an accurate pass from the right side of the box. Dallo, who was rushing into this pass, put his foot on it, but the ball went over the side of the goal. Leicester swallowed the regret. Madison attempted a mid-range shot from outside the box in the extra time of the first half, but missed the goal. The first half ended with Manchester United leading 1-0.
[Second half] Rashford additional goal + Sancho wedge goal… Manchester United win 3-0!
At the start of the second half, Manchester United used a replacement card. Garnacho is out and Sancho is in. Early in the second half온라인바카라, United missed an extra goal opportunity. In the 4th minute of the second half, Martinez, who was in the box, put his head on Shaw’s free kick, but the ball hit the post and went out. Man United continued the atmosphere. In the 5th minute of the second half, Rashford had a chance to score inside the box, but Rashford’s shot was blocked by the goalkeeper.
Man United widened the gap. In the 11th minute of the second half, Rashford, who had penetrated into the back space, received Fred’s pass and attempted an elaborate shot, splitting the net. A video review (VAR) was conducted to determine whether it was offside, but it was confirmed as onside and was recognized as a goal. After Manchester United’s second goal, both teams used substitution cards. Manchester United removed Fred and sent McTominay. Leicester replaced Dewsbury-Hall and Mendy with Tielemans and Soumare.
Man Utd scored a goal. In the 17th minute of the second half, Man United, who had a chance to counterattack, exchanged passes with Bruno and tried a shot in front of the door to score. Since then, United have brought in Rashford and Shaw to arrange fitness, and sent Elanga and Wan-Bissaka. Man Utd missed an extra goal opportunity. In the 26th minute of the second half, Verhost’s header was off. In the 28th minute of the second half, Martinez’s header also did not lead to a goal. Leicester took out Tete and Iheanacho and put Praet and Body to make a change.
However, the initiative was still held by Man United. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Verhost took a chance inside the box, but the shot could not exceed the goalkeeper’s save. Leicester looked for a comeback goal with a counterattack, but chances were few. In the second half of extra time, Madison’s shot was embraced by De Gea. The match ended in a 3-0 victory for Manchester United.