Leicester City and Manchester United drew 2-2 in a vibrant match for date 15 of the English Premier League, which coincided with the celebration of the traditional Boxing Day in that country. The match was played at the King Power Stadium.
This was a match that had no favorites as both casts arrived in second and third place in the standings, respectively, with the same objective of trying to get as close as possible to the leader Liverpool (31).
The ‘red devils’ took the lead in the 23rd minute of the first half thanks to Marcus Rashford , who took advantage of a good collective move to define against the local goal and thus set the 0-1.
However, the joy did not last long for the visiting team, because eight minutes later, at 31 ‘, Harvey Barnes put the partial 1-1 with a superb shot from outside the area that goalkeeper De Gea could not deflect.
In the complement, at 79 ′, the Portuguese Bruno Fernandes received a good qualification from Cavani and with a cross shot put the 2-1 for United. At 85 ′, after a shot inside the area by Vardy, Axel Tuanzebe deflected the ball and added it in his own goal, so Leicester sealed the 2-2 that would be final.
The ‘foxes’ and the ‘red devils’ remain in second and third place in the Premier League table with 28 and 27 points, respectively.