A good win for Machester United an important three points that will make Manchester United in the fifth place above Arsenal, and will put pressure on the Gunners.
In addition, Chelsea are one point above Manchester United after their wide 5-0 win against Huddersfield Town yesterday, Saturday.
Manchester United didn’t have the perfect match or attacking playing style today, where Ole Gunner Solskjaer ordered Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard to go back and defender to create a more solid defense against an opponent that knows how to take advantage of the silliest defensive mistakes.
Leicester City dominated the match in terms of attacking numbers, total shots, but Marcus Rashford gave Manchester United the three points.
Here are our player ratings and the man of the match for today’s match
De Gea: Saved his team from several shots and goals. 7.5/10
Lindelof: Was good today, especially in the aerial balls. 7/10
Bailly: Decent as well. 7/10
Young: Not the best player to play for Man United as a right defender, but the best available player. 6.5/10
Shaw: Was good in the attack and defense. Saved the team from a dangerous ball as well. 7/10
Matic: Not the best match. Booked as well. 6/10
Pogba: Amazing assist and first half. His fast reaction made Rashford score early for the Red Devils. 8/10
Herrera: So good, again. Especially in the first half where he dominated the midfield. 7.5/10
Lingard: Was pressing a lot and helping in the defense. Wasn’t passing a lot to Sanchez even if he was in a better position. 6.5/10
Sanchez: Not the best match. But was helping in pressing and defending as well. Was in good position several times, but wasn’t receiving service or the balls from his teammates. 6.5/10
Rashford:Scored an important and early goal, but was selfish sometimes in passing the ball to his teammates and especially Sanchez. /10
Martial: Didn’t do much. Was closing to scoring from a counter attack though.5/10
Lukaku: Did nothing as well. 5/10
Jones: Came just to secure the result in the last seconds of the match. N/A
Man of the match: Pogba and Rashford were the best for Man United. But Pogba deserves more credit for his work in the midfield.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Manager): A good tactical win. Not the best performance, with Sanchez and Lingard defending. But a good win against a tough opponent that caused troubles for the big teams. 7/10