Leicester City v Manchester United live stream, Saturday 16 October, 3pm BST
Manchester United will be looking to get their Premier League season back on track when they face Leicester on Saturday.
The international break came at the right time for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. A 1-1 draw with Everton at the start of the month followed a 1-0 loss to Aston Villa at the end of September, leaving United with one point from two home games.
Solskjaer is approaching his third anniversary in charge at Old Trafford, yet the Red Devils still lack a discernible strategy. They remain overly reliant on individual moments of inspiration, and while that is sufficient to win more games than they lose, it will not be enough for United to win the title ahead of Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Each of those three teams is more than the sum of its parts, but the same cannot be said for the Red Devils. Solskjaer is blessed with one of the strongest squads in Europe, and the arrival of Raphael Varane, Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer has increased the pressure on the Norwegian.
A 36-year-old Ronaldo wants to win now, and it is no longer enough for United to argue they are moving in the right direction. If his team’s form remains indifferent in the coming weeks, Solskjaer could pay the ultimate price.
Leicester are also yet to get going this term. The Foxes have won just two of their first seven matches, and they were arguably fortunate to have triumphed in those games against Wolves and Norwich. The absence of Jonny Evans and Wesley Fofana has been keenly felt, with summer signing Jannik Vestergaard having hitherto struggled to live up to his £15m transfer fee.
Turning the situation around will be a test of Rodgers’ management. He has done a tremendous job at the King Power Stadium so far, but Leicester have been poor in recent weeks and something must be done to arrest their slide. A victory over Manchester United would be a good way to begin turning the corner.
Kick-off is at 3pm BST on Saturday 16 October.
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