Leicester – Manchester United was forced to surrender 2-4 at the headquarters of Leicester City . This defeat also stopped the Red Devils’ unbeaten record in away matches.
The eighth week of the 2021/2022 Premier League brings together Leicester vs Man Utd . The match was held at the King Power Stadium, Saturday (16/10/2021)
The duel was fierce from the start of the match. Man Utd took the lead in the 19th minute through Mason Greenwood, before Youri Tielemans (31′) equalized. The first half closed with the score 1-1.
Leicester City turned 2-1 up thanks to Caglar Soyuncu’s goal in the 78th minute. The position became even stronger 2-2 after Manchester United replied via Marcus Rashford’s goal (82′).
The home team were finally able to add to the two goals recorded by Jamie Vardy in the 83rd minute, and Patson Daka (90+1′). Leicester ended the match with a 4-2 win over Man Utd.
This result is a separate note for Man Utd. Opta noted, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad can no longer continue their unbeaten record at the opponent’s headquarters in 30 consecutive matches.
Yes, this is Man Utd’s first away defeat in the Premier League since they last felt it in January 2020. At that time David De Gea et al fell 0-2 at Liverpool headquarters.
Man Utd also recorded an embarrassing record of defeat at Leicester. The Red Devils have conceded four goals away from home for the first time since April 2019 against Everton (0-4).
The 2-4 defeat against Leicester also hampered the pace of Man Utd in the Premier League standings . Manchester United are stuck in fifth position with 14 points, five points behind Chelsea in first place.