In the first half, Barnes was the visitors’ biggest threat, and he came close to scoring many times.
United battled to get a goal early on, but had the finest chance of the game when Fernandes slid in behind the defence, but Schmeichel saved his attempt brilliantly.
— Leicester City (@LCFC) April 2, 2022
Before the visitors broke the stalemate with a goal from Kelechi Iheanacho 18 minutes into the second half.
After Fred’s counter-attack was foiled, Dewsbury-Hall turned to help Leicester get back on track.
Iheanacho gets in front of Telles, and Maddison sends a fantastic, inch-perfect cross to pick him out. De Gea gets a touch on it as he returns it across goal, but he could only help it over the line.
GOAL Man Utd 0-1 Leicester (63 mins)
Kelechi Iheanacho puts the Foxes in front from James Maddison’s cross, scoring his fourth goal against United#MUNLEI
— Premier League (@premierleague) April 2, 2022
Their joy didn’t last long, as Fred equalised three minutes later to pull United back into the game.
Varane intercepted Schmeichel’s clearance, and Fred gave it to Fernandes, who wrapped it around Fofana before shooting low.
Schmeichel dives down to swat it away, but Fred was close following, firing a close-range shot into the net’s roof.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 2, 2022
Due to a foul by Iheanacho on Varane in the build-up, Maddison’s near-post goal was ruled out, denying the visitors a late win. United made a late push but were unable to score.
Despite the fact that they are now tied on points, United misses out on a chance to leapfrog Tottenham into fifth place.
They travel to Everton for their next match. With the point, Leicester moves into ninth position, but their attention now switches to Thursday’s Europa Conference League quarter-final against PSV Eindhoven.