Manchester United are aiming to end their poor run of form with a statement win away at a Leicester City side that have had their own struggles thus far this season
The international break arguably came at just the right time for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side – whose poor form has led to question marks over the United manager’s future.
Leicester meanwhile, have endured an even more disappointing start to the campaign – languishing as low as thirteenth having won just two of their seven league fixtures.
Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers has struggled to recreate the heights seen at the King Power Stadium last season, but will aim to bounce back in the best possible way with a home win over United.
Of their two wins thus far, only one has come at home – against Wolves on the opening day of the season.
What time is Leicester City vs Man Utd?
Leicester vs Man United is scheduled for a 3pm kick-off on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the King Power Stadium.
The contest will be officiated by Craig Pawson, while Darren England will take charge of VAR.
What channel is it on?
Given it’s status as a 3pm kick-off, the match will not be broadcast live on TV in the UK.
Man Utd are currently dealing with a small injury crisis at the back with both of their first choice centre-backs side-lined in Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane.
While Varane’s knock only occurred mid-week during France’s Nations League victory over Spain, Maguire has already issued a positive update over his return.
“I still haven’t trained yet with the squad, but I am getting better, I am progressing as I should be,” the United skipper explained.
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“It is obviously a frustrating injury for me to get, but I am progressing and I will be back on the pitch soon.”
Fred and Edinson Cavani are unlikely to feature given the pair face off for their respective nations in the early hours of Friday morning.
Leicester have no new injury concerns.
Manchester United are pegged as favourites for this contest, given their stunning form on the road under Solskjaer.
The Red Devils recently broke the Premier League record for an away from home unbeaten run – which currently sits at 28 games without defeat and counting away from Old Trafford.
Here are the latest match odds with Grosvenor Sport
Man United 21/20
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