Manchester United vs Leicester City Live Score Streaming: And so it begins! The clubs have had little time to get things in order after the World Cup and even lesser time to bring new signings up to speed with the style of play. So expect the World Cuppers and deadline day signings to sit out and watch from the stands as the English Premier League gets underway at Old Trafford with Manchester United hosting Leicester City. United have injury crisis to deal with and manager Jose Mourinho hasn’t been pleased with transfer activity. At the other end, Claude Puel will miss Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire following the World Cup also Riyad Mahrez who finally moved to Manchester City. Catch live scores and updates from Manchester United vs Leicester City.
Jose Mourinho, who will be without the likes of Nemanja Matic, Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera and Marcos Rojo on Friday, once again bemoaned the lack of preparation time for the start of the season, with many of his players having just returned to training after taking time off following the World Cup. “The target is Leicester match and the tactics to be changed in Championship Manager you can just press a button,” he said. “In football you need time to work and players on the pitch to work and we didn’t have until now. Leicester City will adopt a more possession-based game this season instead of their traditional counter-attacking style but will not find the transition easy when they visit Manchester United on Friday, goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has said. Leicester showed glimpses of the switch last season after Claude Puel took charge of the club in October but attempting to take the game to United at Old Trafford in their Premier League opener will be a challenge, the 31-year-old Dane conceded. (Source: Reuters)