Second half goals from Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini ensured that Jose Mourinho’s team won their third straight league game which has helped them to nine points. “And he knows that I play the players that I think are the best for the team”.
Leicester had a chance to get on the score sheet through Shinji Okazaki on 23 minutes but his effort was well saved by David De Gea. They were very quiet.
Leicester frustrated United for over an hour on Saturday, with Kasper Schmeichel even saving a penalty from Lukaku, but substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored in the second period to break their resistance.
“So nobody should be anxious with Zlatan and I think for you it’s just a amusing exercise of football brain to try to anticipate what we are going to be when he comes back, but we are going to be a better squad”.
‘When I looked up the ball was in the goal and the players were jumping to celebrate, everyone was jumping around me. I was speaking with Lingard because Lingard was going to be the next player to come in.
He addressed the key areas he felt the club lacked in last season, as he roped in a central defender (Lindelof), a steady holding midfielder (Matic), and a proven Premier League goal scorer (Lukaku).
Leicester nearly took A surprise lead in the 57th minute but De Gea’s outstretched leg cleared away Riyad Mahrez’s risky cross.
Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare sprung a surprise by withdrawing Jamie Vardy 14 minutes from the end. Were they unsafe against us? No. Why? “The team is playing very well and I’m very confident”. Having scored a total of 10 in their three opening Premier League games, the Red Devils sit top of the table and have conceded the fewest alongside Huddersfield Town.
“Now my team is also the mirror of the work we are doing in clean weeks where we can train five days and close to every item of the game plan”.
Fans of other clubs hate him, but that only endears him to the Old Trafford faithful even more.
“When you come to Old Trafford in the form they are in, they will have big moments. Disappointed in the overall result, but we were nice and solid for large parts”.