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# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
01 Manchester City
38
32
4
2
79
100
02 Manchester United
38
25
6
7
40
81
03 Tottenham Hotspur
38
23
8
7
38
77
04 Liverpool
38
21
12
5
46
75
05 Chelsea
38
21
7
10
24
70
# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
18 Swansea City
38
8
9
21
-28
33
19 Stoke City
38
7
12
19
-33
33
20 West Bromwich Albion
38
6
13
19
-25
31
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News Article  | English Premier League

Wasteful Man Utd Drop Points At 10-Man Leicester

English Premier League Report: Leicester City v Manchester United 23 December 2017

By SL International - Dec 23, 2017 11:44 PM

English Premier League 

Result: Leicester City 2-2 Manchester United

Date: 23 December 2017

Venue: King Power Stadium

Ten-man Leicester City claimed a last-gasp equaliser to draw 2-2 with Manchester United at the King Power Stadium on Saturday night.

The Red Devils started brightly and Jesse Lingard’s effort from outside the box drew the first save of the game from Kasper Schmeichel in the fifth minute. The Dane had to react quickly to tip the deflected shot away.

Leicester grew into the game as the first half progressed and stunned United in the 27th minute, opening the scoring after a lightning fast counter-attack. Riyad Mahrez got on the end of a long ball from Wilfred Ndidi and waited for Jamie Vardy to surge through before teeing him up to slot home.

However, the hosts’ lead didn’t last long. 39 minutes in, a deflected Anthony Martial cross found Lingard, who played the ball back for Juan Mata to shoot into the bottom corner.

Both sides showed intent to claim the lead early in the second half.

Victor Lindelöf made an important block to keep out a Christian Fuchs shot in the 53rd minute after he was teed up by Mahrez. United then hit Leicester on the break, but Anthony Martial disappointingly missed the target with his shot after being picked out by Romelu Lukaku.

In the 60th minute, the pendulum finally swung. A free-kick from Mata sailed past the outstretched hand of Schmeichel and into the net.

Lingard should have doubled United’s lead in the 72nd minute. After being set up by a perfectly-timed ball from Lukaku and getting round Schmeichel, he shot straight into the post.

However, straight afterwards, Daniel Amartey picked up a second yellow card for a blatant body check on Marcus Rashford.

Rashford looked set to score United’s third goal in the 80th minute, but instead went down claiming to have been fouled by Schmeichel as he took the ball around him in the penalty area. Referee Jon Moss was unmoved.

Harry Maguire had a penalty shout turned down at the other end moments later after being smothered by the rising Chris Smalling.

However, four minutes into stoppage time, Maguire’s luck turned as he met a fantastic cross from Marc Albrighton with his right foot and steered it across David de Gea and into the net.

The result leaves United 13 points behind neighbours Manchester City, while Leicester sit eighth heading into Christmas.

 


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blackmeteor Dec 25, 2017 05:23 PM
Man City currently competing against itself in a class of it's own ........This game is proof of that
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I can predict
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Ngisasho namanje Man U need a player that can play on his own like Sanchez Mahrez De bruyne Mane Sane Abumeyang Messi Ronald thse player can play individual football and make the team win manje ko Man U akekh GunMan the killer a game changer zonke nje zyafana lezinto
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@aah man U
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The problem of man united is cowrihno
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My man red where it went wrong u dont have vernon that u use bite and kill in less than minutes i hope u cum back stronger next year
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It is all gone
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JOMMAK Dec 24, 2017 10:06 AM
There's only one superpower in EPL and that's Manchester City...the rest are average rubbish
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La liga and EPL are boring leagues. They are half way through the season and we already know the winner.
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MaVotja888 Dec 24, 2017 07:20 AM
Too much talko-talko, no action! I knew it! Gimme my 5points cowditor!
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MR E Dec 24, 2017 06:58 AM
Man city can now celebrate the league!
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hard luck to Mou n the boys.#proudly ManU/Barca/khosi
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I'ts over.
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Golden Boots Dec 24, 2017 04:49 AM
No news here! I did say that City will win the league by a 20 point margin, you just watch the space get bigger!
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Damn you Red Devils
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Kwaaaaks
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They drop points again hahahaha

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