Manchester United players rated vs Leicester City
Manchester United faced off against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium earlier tonight as they looked to earn maximum points on their travels. The Red Devils made a good start to the game and got their noses ahead in the 23rd minute when Jadon Sancho scored with a tidy finish. Man United controlled the game well and went into the half-time interval 1-0 up on the scoreline.
The home team put on a little bit more pressure in the second half but Erik ten Hag’s men stood firm and secured a narrow 1-0 win away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player performed during the match against the Foxes.
GK: David de Gea – 7/10
The Spaniard had a comfortable evening out at the King Power tonight. He made one world-class save to deny Maddison’s freekick in the second half.
RB: Diogo Dalot – 7/10
He was strong in the air and proved his worth as a decent defender at the back.
CB: Lisandro Martinez – 6.5/10
The Argentine centre-back dealt with the danger when needed and made one good run with the ball.
CB: Raphael Varane – 7/10
Varane made a couple of solid tackles and didn’t hesitate to put his foot through the ball when Leicester were on the offensive.
LB: Tyrell Malacia – 6.5/10
Malacia did what was required of him on the defensive end of the field but offered very little going forward.
CM: Christian Eriksen – 6.5/10
He was always willing to have a strike at goal and got himself into some promising areas inside the Leicester penalty box.
CM: Scott McTominay – 7/10
McTominay anchored the midfield well and made two driving runs with the ball from midfield.
RW: Anthony Elanga – 6/10
He struggled to get into the flow of the game and was replaced in the 58th minute.
CAM: Bruno Fernandes – 7/10
The Portugal international spread the ball really well in the opponent’s half and even got back to defend when needed.
LW: Jadon Sancho – 7.5/10
He had a few lively moments in the final third and scored the only goal of the game with a neat finish in the 23rd minute.
ST: Marcus Rashford – 7/10
Rashford picked up an assist for setting up Sancho’s goal. However, he was mostly quiet in the second half.
CM: Casemiro – 7/10
The Brazilian talent helped Man United control the flow of the game.
ST: Cristiano Ronaldo – 6/10
He went close to scoring with his overhead kick.
CM: Fred – N/A
Fred hardly had any time to influence the game.
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