Axel Tuanzebe was the unfortunate man.
Jamie Vardy required a late leveller to rescue a point for Leicester and reject Manchester United what would have been a remarkable win.
The striker believed he was leaving the field with an 85th-minute equaliser in a 2-2 draw after Bruno Fernandes‘ goal wanted to have won it for the visitors, however it was rapidly considered United defender Axel Tuanzebe‘s deflection was the critical touch.
Marcus Rashford‘s opener, his 50th in the Premier League, had earlier been counteracted by Harvey Barnes
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— Leicester City (@LCFC) December 26, 2020
United missed out on the possibility to leapfrog the Foxes– who attracted the league for the first time this season– and stay a point behind their hosts.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side extended their unbeaten top-flight run to 8 games however a draw does little to assist their mission to chase down leaders Liverpool, who are 3 points ahead ofLeicester If they
United their win later on final game Day,
Both United can now be revamped by Chelsea and Everton.final spot’s 2-0 has at the King Power Arena in the of last season ended the Foxes’ Champions League hopes. They left of the leading 4 that day, as side took the a, however there
been no hangover for home form Brendan Rodgersa’
as they preserve
title obstacle.yards Yet their
— losing 4– had actually been their Achilles heel this season and they were nearly penalized after 71 seconds when Rashford missed out on United golden possibility.price a Marcus Rashford opening the scoring (Michael Regan/PA)Vardy Patient accumulation ended with Fernandes crossing for Rashford however he planted an unmarked header over from 6 . It was a terrible miss out on and
almost paid the a minute later on when knocked Marc Albrighton‘s changeover. An amusing opening continued and the visitors made it through a let-off when David De Gea and
Harry MaguireLeicester made started mess of things prior to ball only Eric Bailly
hacked Albrighton’s centre away.play Gradually, ball appeared to settled and run to manage the back for Rashford to compensate his scary miss out on after 23 minutes. After elaborate on the left Fernandes poked Daniel James’ find forward for Rashford, who had corner off the
of lead James Justinjust, to coolly a the bottom . Yet, the lasted 8 minutes when yards uncommon error from Fernandes enabled
Wilfred Ndididuring a to rob him and first half James MaddisonUnited then discovered Barnes to rifle in from 20 second.front There was little to separate the sides
dynamic Leicester, although Fernandes glanced Luke Shaw’s totally free kick over, and first started the
on the a foot. Harvey Barnes commemorates ‘s a second (Carl Recine/PA)clear Wesley Fofana needed to look out to stop James’ break and
excellent also Kasper Schmeichela goal save rejected Rashford United after Fred slipped him struggled on the hour.
Anthony Martialagainst had former club appropriately eliminated for offside as goal’s strength grew and the Foxes
to make inroads. Maguire headed over a his since however the visitors discovered the run they had actually threatened with 11 minutes left.finish Edinson Cavanipast had actually made
favorable effect back changing Martial and his driving Vardy ended when he played Fernandes through to low Schmeichel.a point However the Foxes struck
once again with 5 minutes staying when (*) swept in (*) Ayoze Perez(*)’s cross, by means of the deflection off Tuanzebe, to make (*).(*)