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Manchester United vs Leicester City: Pre-match Facts, Team News And Predictions

Manchester United's Champions League hopes once again are on the line on Saturday at Old Trafford against a Leicester City side who are aiming to end the season on a high.

Manchester United are in sixth place on 50 points, four points behind fourth-placed Arsenal in the Champions League race with nine matches left. Leicester City are placed 10th on 36 points, trailing United by 14 points for a spot in the Conference League Qualifiers

Manchester United won their last Premier League match 3-2 at home against Tottenham Hotspur, extending their unbeaten run at home to five (W3 D2 L0). Leicester City earned a 2-1 victory over Brentford at home in their last Premier League match.

The previous Premier League fixture between the sides saw Leicester triumph 4-2 at King Power Stadium in October. Youri Tielemans scored first for the Foxes in the 31st minute. Çaglar Söyüncü, Jamie Vardy, and Patson Daka also were on target. Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford were on target for United.

Leicester has got the better of Manchester United of late, unbeaten in their last three Premier League matches (W2 D1 L0). Manchester United are looking for their first league win in fixtures between the two teams since July 2020. The Foxes have outscored United 8-5 during their unbeaten streak.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been a key performer for Manchester United this season. The striker is the team's top scorer with 12 goals, which is tied for the fourth-highest in the league's scoring charts in 2021/2022, five of which have been the crucial first of the match.

Visitors Leicester have been thankful to Vardy and James Maddison, who have scored 10 and eight times, respectively.

Hosts Manchester United have eight wins, three draws, and four losses this season in 15 Premier League contests at home. Leicester has three wins, three draws, and seven losses on their travels this season in league matches.

In their last six league matches, Manchester United has won three, drawn two, and lost one. Leicester, meanwhile, has won three, drawn one, and lost two in their last six.

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