Marcus Rashford scored the Reds' first-half shot before
the Englishman added another goal to his tally after the
break. Countryman Jadon Sancho, who came on as a
substitute, completed the tally just after the hour. For
Rashford, the goal took his tally to 24 in all competitions
the most he had ever scored for the club in a single season.
The Reds got off to a good start, putting pressure on the
away side in the first rally of but it was Leicester who
created the early chances. In the first, Harvey Barnes was
held up by David De Gea's superb one-on-one defense
after Kelechi Iheanacho's pass cleared the Englishman.
Minutes later it was Iheanacho who found a chance in the
United box but his long-range shot was blocked by Victor
Lindelof. De Gea was then brought on in the 20th minute
and cleared the ball over the goal line when Iheanacho
scored from a similar position on the left side of the box.
Erik ten Hag's men's previous balance of possession was