Iheanacho scores as Leciester hold Man Utd at Old Trafford

Maddison thought he'd stolen the show for Leicester in the 80th minute but his goal was ruled out for a foul by Iheanacho on Raphael Varane in the build-up.
Iheanacho scores as Leciester hold Man Utd at Old Trafford
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring their first goal. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, was on target as Leicester City forced Manchester United to a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Ralf Ragnick's side were without Cristiano Ronaldo who is ill and Edinson Cavani who picked up an injury during the international break, leaving the Red Devils with out-of-form Marcus Rashford as their only striking option.

However, Ragnick opted for midfielder Bruno Fernandes as his top man while Rashford sat on the bench with youngster Anthony Elanga given the nod ahead of the Englishman whose future at Old Trafford remains in doubt.

A goalless first half kept the game wide open for both sides but it was Leicester who drew the first blood in the second half.

Iheanacho recovered from the Super Eagles World Cup ticket loss to Ghana by beating David De Gea with a header to give The Foxes the lead.

However, United didn't stay behind for long as Fred equalised just three minutes later when he fired from close range after Kasper Schmeichel parried a Bruno Fernandes effort.

Maddison thought he'd stolen the show for Leicester in the 80th minute but his goal was ruled out for a foul by Iheanacho on Raphael Varane in the build-up.

Jadon Sancho could have won it for United but the effort was off the mark and United's late push failed to produce a goal, leaving both sides with shared points.

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