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Fernandes Gets 9.5 | Manchester United Players Rated In Comfortable Win Vs Leicester City

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Abhinab Ghosh
A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

Manchester United entertained Leicester City at Old Trafford earlier tonight as they hoped to earn a positive result at home in the Premier League. The Red Devils made a decent start to the game and scored the opening goal in the 25th minute when Marcus Rashford found the back of the net. Man United sat on their lead well and went into the half-time break 1-0 up on the scoreline.

Rashford doubled his team’s advantage in the 56th minute before Jadon Sancho killed the game off just five minutes later when he got his name on the scoresheet as well. Man United ended up securing a comfortable 3-0 win at the Theatre of Dreams.

Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player fared during the match against the Foxes.

GK: David de Gea – 7.5/10

The Spanish keeper made a few solid saves at the back and earned a well-deserved clean sheet in front of the Man United fans.

RB: Diogo Dalot – 7.5/10

He didn’t do much wrong at the back and was quite lively in the Leicester half.

CB: Victor Lindelof – 8/10

Lindelof earned the ball back a few times and made a lot of important clearances at the back. He will be pleased with the clean sheet today.

CB: Lisandro Martinez – 8/10

The Argentine talent got stuck in with some crunching tackles and was a threat going forward.

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LB: Luke Shaw – 8/10

Shaw gave a good account of himself on the defensive end of the field and caused a lot of problems for the opposition defenders from the left flank.

CM: Marcel Sabitzer – 7.5/10

Sabitzer anchored the midfield with conviction and made a couple of decent chances in the final third.

CM: Fred – 8/10

He came back to defend when required and engineered some meaningful chances in the final third.

RW: Bruno Fernandes – 9.5/10

Fernandes created plenty of chances for his teammates to score and has got a couple of assists to show for his efforts.

CAM: Wout Weghorst – 7.5/10

Weghorst was a constant menace in the final third but there was no goal for him.

LW: Alejandro Garnacho – 6/10

He had a couple of bright moments in the game but was toothless in the final third.

ST: Marcus Rashford – 9/10

Rashford was a real threat in front of the Leicester goal and scored twice to help his side secure an easy win at home.


LW: Jadon Sancho – 7.5/10

Sancho came off the bench and scored in the 61st minute.

CM: Scott McTominay – 6.5/10

He made one good run with the ball.

RW: Anthony Elanga – 6.5/10

Elanga had a few lively moments in the game.

RB: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 6.5/10

He produced an impressive cameo off the bench.

CM: Kobbie Mainoo – 6/10

Mainoo offered very little after coming on as a substitute.

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