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5 Things Witnessed In Manchester United’s 2-2 Draw Against Leicester City

Kelvin Muchuma

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On Saturday afternoon December 26, Manchester United were the visitors of Leicester City at the King Power Stadium for a premier league that was tightly contested. Each side tried to give their all and there were a couple of chances witnessed. The game ended in a 2-2 draw and they both walked away with one point each. What was witnessed in that tight match is as follows.

 

1. Marcus Rashford opener.

Marcus Rashford netted for Manchester United early in the 23rd minute. This was a relief to Man United after trying hard to find the net. Rashford was assisted by Bruno Fernandes.

 

2. Harvey Barnes’ equalizer.

Not long after Man United’s goal, Leicester City found an equalizer through Harvey Barnes in the 31st minute. This brought Leicester back into the game before heading for the half time break later. Barnes was assisted by James Maddison.

 

3. Bruno Fernandes’ goal.

In the 79th minute Bruno Fernandes gave the Red Devils what could have been their winning goal. Bruno tactically finished a good assist that came from Edinson Cavani who had come off the bench. United grabbed the three points in their hands but not for too long.

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4. Axel Tuanzebe’s own goal.

Shortly after Bruno Fernandes’ goal, the unexpected happened. Axel Tuanzebe put the ball into his own net in the 85th minute hence giving Leicester an equalizer and a reason to smile. Leicester were back in the game again after being down two times. Tuanzebe was trying to defend the ball that had been directed towards the goalposts by Jamie Vardy who had received a clear cross from Ayoze Perez.

 

5. Leicester’s ball possession.

Leicester took the advantage of playing at home and therefore in most instances they dominated in ball possession over their fierce opponents Man United. In both halves, they had a ball possession of 56% most of the time.

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