Player Rating: Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City

Manchester United share the points with Leicester City and could be considered fortunate to as the visitors had a goal disallowed by VAR.

United were toothless for most of the 90 minutes as no recognised striker was on the pitch with Cristiano Ronaldo being ill and Edinson Cavani being injured.

This resulted in a poor and boring game with very little attacking threat!

Goalkeeper:

David de Gea – 6.5/10

Had nothing to do in the first half but was made busy in the second. Might be disappointed with the Leicester goal as he got a hand to it, but redeemed himself with a fabulous fingertip save in the 72nd minute.

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Defenders:

Diogo Dalot – 5/10

Had a very intriguing battle with Harvey Barnes which he probably lost overall.

Raphaël Varane – 7.5/10

Was confident and comfortable in possession and was dominant for long periods. He was very important in the United goal as he won the ball high up the pitch.

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Harry Maguire – 6.5/10

He was solid throughout and was an aerial presence in set-pieces.

Luke Shaw – 7/10

Was one of United’s best players in the first half as he was the only forward pass option for the majority of a flat 45 minutes. Picked up an injury in the 38th minute and was substituted at half-time for Alex Telles.

Midfielders:

Fred – 8/10

Arguably the best United player, constantly running after the ball and was rewarded with a rebound for a goal on his 100th Premier League appearance.

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Scott McTominay – 5.5/10

Didn’t really do much and kind of went invisible next to the very active Fred. Replaced by Marcus Rashford in the 54th minute.

Anthony Elanga – 4.5/10

Was forward thinking in the first half with his dribbles but was poor for the whole 90 and got in the way of Rashford, whilst offside, who might have scored otherwise.

Paul Pogba – 5/10

Was substituted in the 74th minute for Nemanja Matic and things failed to click for him.

Jadon Sancho – 5/10

Didn’t do anything and missed a chance late on, perhaps from a lack of football by not playing for 2 weeks.

Forwards:

Bruno Fernandes – 5/10

His saved shot led to the United goal, however, he didn’t really impact the game and missed a big opportunity in the first half.

Substitutes:

Alex Telles – 6/10

Wasn’t involved much as Leicester mainly attacked down Dalot’s side. Perhaps could have done better with the Leicester goal.

Marcus Rashford – 5/10

Wasn’t really involved until the final minutes when the game opened up and he did not take his few chances.

Nemanja Matic – 6.5/10

Came on to break up the play and try to cement the midfield, a task that he mostly did well.

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