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Leicester 4-2 Man United: Pressure on Solskjaer after late drama


There were three goals in just 13 minutes to spark drama at the end of an intriguing contest at the King Power Stadium.

But Jamie Vardy swiftly restored the hosts’ advantage before Patson Daka netted in stoppage time to seal a remarkable victory that leaves the under-fire Solskjaer subject to more scrutiny.

Leicester started proceedings in confident mood, with their high intensity and pressing causing problems for United – and particularly Harry Maguire – trying to play out from the back.

Greenwood fired straight at Kasper Schmeichel and Paul Pogba headed over from a corner between bouts of early Foxes pressure, before United did break the deadlock.

It was a tremendous rocket of a strike from Greenwood, who cut inside from the right flank after some patient build-up play and got past Timothy Castagne before unleashing an unstoppable effort into the top corner with Schmeichel helpless.

Jamie Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho tried to hit back quickly, while Ricardo Pereira came close to an equaliser when his cushioned pass back across goal almost squeezed in at the back post.

Schmeichel made a solid save to deny Cristiano Ronaldo and Pogba shot well wide before Leicester levelled a lively contest with another stellar goal.

Maguire was caught out by Iheanacho, who cut back to Tielemans for an audacious, first-time strike that looped up above David de Gea and in.


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