Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Verdict: United 2 Leicester 1

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Verdict: United 2 Leicester 1

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UNITED RATED BY SAMUEL LUCKHURST DE GEA Could have grabbed a deckchair and sunglasses until Marouane Fellaini assisted Jamie Vardy 6 VALENCIA Showed decent intent in the final third but frustrated until he picked out Zlatan Ibrahimovic for an assist 6 BAILLY His best performance yet in a United shirt. Shackled Vardy commandingly with pace and power. Man of the match. 8 Blind Steady alongside Bailly, who was the more physical of the two. Showed intelligence and quiet leadership 6 Shaw Another accomplished display.

His zip was a welcome antidote to the plodding play up until Lingard broke through 7 CARRICK Prudent yet ponderous, which is hardly a surprise from a 35-year-old. Was overwhelmed at times 4 FELLAINI Unlikely to effect the game for United from such a deep role and was booed by some after he gifted Vardy the equaliser 4 LINGARD Scored another memorable Wembley goal with a run that illustrated the importance of speed in attack 7 MARTIAL Never really got going and is lacking sharpness. …

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