Bruno Fernandes additional underlined his significance to Manchester United by equalling a Premier League set by Portuguese compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jamie Vardy compelled a late leveller to rescue some extent for Leicester and deny United what would have been a formidable win.
The striker thought he was leaving the sector with an 85th-minute equaliser in a 2-2 draw after Fernandes’ objective regarded to have gained it for the guests, but it surely was rapidly deemed United defender Axel Tuanzebe’s deflection was the pivotal contact.
Marcus Rashford’s opener, his 50th within the Premier League, had earlier been cancelled out by Harvey Barnes.
United missed the prospect to leapfrog the Foxes – who drew within the league for the primary time this season – and stay some extent behind their hosts.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet stretched their unbeaten top-flight run to eight video games however a draw does little to assist their quest to chase down leaders Liverpool, who’re three factors forward of Leicester having performed a sport much less.
MOST DIRECT GOAL INVOLVEMENTS IN EUROPE’S TOP 5 LEAGUES SINCE BRUNO FERNANDES’ DEBUT
The 26-year-old is able to mixing it with the perfect in world soccer
- 35 – Robert Lewandowski
- 34 – Lionel Messi
- 31 – Bruno Fernandes
- 30 – Cristiano Ronaldo
Fernandes, who has change into crucial participant for Solskjaer since arriving in January, grew to become the primary Portuguese participant since Ronaldo to attain ten targets in a Premier League season.
The Juventus ahead, who left the Purple Devils in 2009 to affix Actual Madrid, additionally moved to Outdated Trafford from Sporting Lisbon earlier than turning into top-of-the-line gamers on the earth.
Fernandes is making an attempt to tug United up the desk seemingly on a weekly foundation and is delivering world class performances so as to mount the membership’s first title cost since 2013.
The 26-year-old now has 31 targets involvements since arriving throughout the 2020 January switch window; which means he’s amongst the like of Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Ronaldo.