MAN UNITED SEEKING TO BOOST TOP 4 BID WHEN THEY HOST LEICESTER on SATURDAY.
Manchester United desperately need to beat Leicester City if they are to keep hopes of an EPL top four finish alive.
Before the international break, United were 3-2 winners against Tottenham, while Leicester edged Brentford 2-1.
The Foxes are 10 points off eighth-placed Wolves heading into this weekend’s fixtures, but they have three games in hand. Leicester have the fourth-worst away record in the Premier League this season, but they have won their last three matches against the Red Devils
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What time does Man United vs Leicester start?
The game kicks off at 17:30 UTC at Old Trafford.
Man United vs Leicester team news
The hosts remain without suspended Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani through injury.
Neither Marcus Rashford nor Jadon Sancho featured for England during the international break and are set for starts here.
Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the attacking line and his Portugal teammate Bruno Fernandes will also start alongside Paul Pogba in midfield.
For the visitors, both Johnny Evans and Wesley Fofana are available for selection after recovering from injury.
Jamie Vardy and Wilfried Ndidi are both out with knee injuries but will be replaced in the starting XI by Patson Daka and Kiernan Drewsbury-Hall.
Man United vs Leicester head to head
The visitors have only recorded three wins in 25 matches played between the two sides, with another 4 resulting in a stalemate.
United have been victorious on 18 occasions.
Man United vs Leicester current form
Both teams have won thrice in their last five games – United have lost one and drawn another, while the Foxes have lost their other two fixtures.
This is set to be a cagey encounter with both sides desperate for victory but with Leicester’s poor away record, United are tipped to win narrowly.
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