Boxing Day’s Premier League motion kicks off at 12:30pm as high-flying Leicester and Manchester United face off on the King Energy.
There’s loads of top-flight soccer to come back over the approaching days and talkSPORT will carry you a bunch of unique protection.
We’ll begin issues off within the East Midlands and Leicester v United guarantees to be a thriller.
Each in-form sides received final trip and go into this one separated by only a level in second and third respectively.
Leicester received away to Tottenham final Sunday whereas United smashed Leeds.
The Reds Devils have overwhelmed the Foxes in eight of their final 9 conferences however can Brendan Rodgers’s facet flip that round?
Leicester v Manchester United: The right way to hear
This match will get below means at 12:30pm on Boxing Day.
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Leicester v Manchester United: Workforce information
Leicester: Schmeichel, Justin, Fofana, Evans, Castagne, Ndidi, Tielemans, Albrighton, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy
Subs: Ward, Iheanacho, Perez, Amartey, Choudhury, Mendy, Praet, Fuchs, Thomas
Manchester United: De Gea, Lindelof, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, James, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford, Martial
Subs: Pogba, Cavani, Greenwood, Lingard, Henderson, Alex Telles, Matic, van de Beek, Tuanzebe
Leicester v Manchester United: What has been mentioned?
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers: “I believe Ole’s doing a implausible job.
“They’ll be disenchanted to exit of the Champions League as a result of it’s a contest they’ve historical past in.
“Ole has reshaped the membership by way of the values, and he’s seeking to develop younger gamers. I believe he’s performed an excellent job. They’ve received large high quality.
“Each staff can be ready the place you go on an excellent run after which have a bump within the highway.
“Everyone seems to be seeking to win each sport, however you may’t. We’re human, we’re going to drop factors.
“We have been disenchanted after Everton however it’s a must to transfer on rapidly. You may’t get too disenchanted.”
Leicester v Manchester United: Match stats and info
- Leicester City have misplaced extra Premier League video games (19) and conceded extra Premier League targets (60) in opposition to Manchester United than they’ve versus every other facet within the competitors.
- Manchester United have misplaced simply one in all their final 22 Premier League conferences with Leicester (W17 D4) and are unbeaten of their final 11 since a 3-5 away loss in September 2014 (W8 D3).
- Manchester United have scored in every of their final 22 Premier League conferences with Leicester – in opposition to no facet have that they had an extended scoring streak within the competitors (additionally 22 vs Aston Villa between 1997-2008).
- Since returning to the Premier League in 2014, Leicester have misplaced 5 of their six video games performed on Boxing Day within the competitors, profitable the opposite 2-1 in opposition to Manchester City in 2018.
- Manchester United have essentially the most wins (21) and highest win price (81%) of any Premier League facet in Boxing Day video games. They’ve misplaced simply two video games on 26th December within the competitors, in opposition to Middlesbrough in 2002 (1-3) and Stoke in 2015 (0-2).
- Manchester United have received every of their final 10 Premier League away video games. In top-flight historical past, solely two sides have ever received 11 in a row on the highway – Chelsea between April-December 2008 and Manchester City between Might-December 2017.
- 4 of Leicester’s 5 Premier League defeats this season have are available dwelling video games. Certainly, the Foxes have already misplaced as many dwelling league video games this season as that they had in the entire of 2019-20 (4).
- Since their 0-1 dwelling defeat in opposition to Arsenal in November, Manchester United are unbeaten in seven Premier League video games (W6 D1), with solely Liverpool (10) on an extended present run with out defeat within the competitors.
- Since Brendan Rodgers’ first sport answerable for Leicester, Jamie Vardy has scored extra Premier League targets than every other participant (43). Solely Luis Suarez (54) scored extra Premier League targets below the Northern Irishman than Vardy has managed to date.
- Since his Premier League debut in February, Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes has been concerned in additional targets than every other participant within the competitors (29 – 17 targets, 12 assists). The Portuguese has been concerned in 50% of the Purple Devils’ league targets in that point (29/58).