Manchester United v Leicester City, 24 September 2016

Score4-1 to Manchester United
RefereeMike Dean
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance75,256
Kick-off: 12.30pm Manchester United had now scored in each of their last 17 games against Leicester City in all competitions.

Goals:

Chris Smalling 22 G
Juan Mata 37 G
Marcus Rashford 40 G
Paul Pogba 42 G

Goals:

Demarai Gray 59 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David De Gea
Defender Eric Bailly
Defender Chris Smalling
Defender/Midfielder Daley Blind
Defender/Midfielder Antonio Valencia
Midfielder Ander Herrera
Midfielder Juan Mata
Midfielder Paul Pogba
Midfielder/Forward Jesse Lingard
Midfielder/Forward Marcus Rashford

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler
Defender/Right back Danny Simpson
Defender Christian Fuchs
Defender Robert Huth
Defender Wes Morgan
Defender/Midfielder Marc Albrighton
Defender/Midfielder Daniel Amartey
Midfielder Danny Drinkwater
Midfielder/Forward Riyad Mahrez
Forward Islam Slimani
Forward Jamie Vardy

Substitutions:

Michael Carrick for Jesse Lingard 78
Wayne Rooney for Marcus Rashford 83
Ashley Young for Juan Mata 87

Substitutions:

Demarai Gray for Jamie Vardy 46
Andy King for Riyad Mahrez 46
Jeffrey Schlupp for Marc Albrighton 62

Cards:

Cards:

Robert Huth 50 Y
Danny Simpson 74 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero
Defender Marcos Rojo
Defender/Midfielder Tim Fosu-Mensah
Defender/Midfielder/Forward Ashley Young
Midfielder Michael Carrick
Midfielder Marouane Fellaini
Forward Wayne Rooney

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Ben Hamer
Defender Luis Hernández
Defender/Midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp
Midfielder Andy King
Midfielder/Forward Demarai Gray
Forward Shinji Okazaki
Forward Leonardo Ulloa

Comments:

League position: 6th This was the first time that Manchester United had led by four goals at half-time in a Premier League games since leading 5-1 against Arsenal on 25 February 2001. It was the first time United had scored four goals before half-time in a Premier League game since 1 December 2012 in a 4-3 win at Reading. The Red Devils avoided losing two of their opening three home matches in a league season for the first time since 1986-87.

Comments:

League position: 11th Reigning champions Leicester City had now lost as many Premier League games after six games of 2016-17 as they had in the whole of the previous season (three). They became the first reigning champions to concede four goals before half-time in a Premier League game. The Foxes had now lost three consecutive away games in the Premier League for the first time since December 2014. They had now lost their first three away games of a league season since 2012-13 in the League Championship.