Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-0 Leicester City

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Manchester United were finally able to secure all three points as they defeated Leicester City at Old Trafford. The Red Devils won the game 1-0 through an early penalty from Marcus Rashford, ensuring that the Foxes tasted their first Premier League defeat of the season.

Here’s how they fared during the game:

David De Gea – 7.5
The Spaniard made some great saves today and needs to put up more of the same.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 7.0
United fans will be thankful that the wingback was fit enough to start. Played a pivotal role in their win.

Victor Lindelof – 7.3
Another solid game from the Swede. His touches and passes were impeccable.

Harry Maguire – 7.4
Massive impact from the Englishman. He will be happy to have achieved his clean sheet target.

Ashley Young – 7.0
Another decent showing from the veteran. Was offensively capable.

Scott McTominay – 7.5
Absolutely brilliant in the midfield. The maestro that Solskjaer can rely on.

Nemanja Matic – 6.7
Had spurts of brilliance but couldn’t keep up a consistent performance during his outing.

Andreas Pereira – 6.4
Not the offensive presence that Solskjaer would have hoped for. Was impressive in his passing though.

Juan Mata – 6.5
Appeared to step up to the task like the Norwegian wanted to but was poor in his passing. Could have been more impactful as a substitute.


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Daniel James – 7.0
Not the usual bouts of energy and shot-taking prowess that has been associated with him of late. Will the form continue?

Marcus Rashford -8.2
Clear Man of the Match. Broke the penalty curse and also showed the sort of attacking intent that Solskjaer expects of his strikers.


Tahith Chong – 6.0
Was clinical in the few minutes he spent on the pitch. More of the same?

Fred – 6.6
85% pass percentage. Slowly working his way to the first team?

Axel Tuanzebe – Brought on too late to make an impact.