Jamie Vardy denied Manchester United an 11th immediately win and the prospect to leapfrog Leicester into second.
It appeared The Foxes have been heading for a fifth residence lack of the 2020/21 season when Bruno Fernandes gave the guests a 2-1 win lead late within the second half till Vardy popped up for his 12th Premier League purpose of the season.
In top-flight historical past, solely two sides have ever received 11 in a row on the street – Chelsea between April-December 2008 and Manchester City between Could-December 2017 – and United have been closing in.
Marcus Rashford, who missed a sitter early within the sport, made no mistake when he tucked away a Fernandes go to provide United the lead.
At 23 years and 56 days outdated, the striker grew to become the third-youngest United participant to attain 50 Premier League targets, becoming a member of Wayne Rooney (22 years and 157 days outdated) and Cristiano Ronaldo (22 years 341 days outdated.)
Nonetheless, in what was an entertaining Boxing Day conflict, Harvey Barnes levelled issues.
Rashford will really feel he might have scored a hat-trick, however in addition to his miss within the opening moments, Kasper Schmeichel denied him when by on purpose within the second half.
Edinson Cavani changed Anthony Martial with 15 minutes remaining and made a distinction as he performed in Fernandes to make it 2-1 and a take a look at of their resilience adopted.
Finally, they did not defend their lead and Vardy acquired on the tip of a low cross from Ayoze Perez to make it 2-2 with 5 minutes remaining.
Since Brendan Rodgers took over, the striker has scored 44 Premier League targets – greater than Mohamed Salah, nevertheless, it is going to be Salah and his Liverpool teammates smiling as they continue to be three factors clear on the high of the desk.
Extra to observe.