Manchester United will be welcoming Leicester City for the Premier League fixture at Old Trafford on Tuesday at 10:30 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the second spot while the visitors have occupied the fourth position with 63 points.
Manchester United played 34 games out of which they won 20 fixtures, lost four games and had a draw on 10 occasions while Leicester City also had 35 matches, they won 19 games, lost 10 times and drew six games.
Manchester United will be heading into this fixture on a positive note as they beat Aston Villa by 3-1 after making an emphatic comeback. They have been victorious thrice in their last five games in Premier League and Europa League combined. Manchester United have also advanced into the Europa League finals and will be wanting to keep themselves on the winning track for the upcoming crucial games.
Leicester City suffered a 4-2 defeat against Newcastle United in the Premier League over the weekend. They have managed to win three games in their previous five matches and looks in fine touch. A win on Tuesday will boost their confidence for the remainder of the tournament.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Manchester United has the upper hand as they beat Leicester City on 68 occurrences and lost 34 times. In the last outing between the two teams, which took place in FA Cup earlier this year, Leicester City came out victorious 3-1.
Phil Jones misses out on Tuesday’s fixture for Manchester United. Anthony Martial and Daniel James are injured and won’t be included in the upcoming fixture.
On the other end, Leicester City will be missing out on the services of Wes Morgan, James Justin and Harvey Barnes. Timothy Castagne is likely to make a return after recovering from his injury.