What a miss from Mahrez. The biggest threat is probably Bayern Munich or PSG in a prospective Champions League semi-final although Jose Mourinho may be preparing something special for the Carabao Cup final meeting with his Spurs side later this month. De Bruyne then spins away from Ndidi who brings him down at the expense of a booking. Remember all that LiVARpool chatter last season when they were about 20 points clear of the rest and hadn’t lost a game. Brilliant effort from De Bruyne, up and over the wall, and it rattles the crossbar. These days, City are a team that can score from anywhere and anyone. Bekijk alles rondom de wedstrijd Leicester City-Manchester United (26-07-2020) (0-2) Can Leicester cause more problems in this half? There it is, the breakthrough. Leicester sitting in, defending with a flat back five. Vardy had strayed offside. Manchester United vs Brighton, Premier League: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction? Watch on Sky Sports PL Follow #LEIMCI here: https://t.co/ObYQre7n3q Download the @SkySports app! Odds H 6-1 A 10-17 D 17-5. They face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League in mid-week when they will line up against potential transfer target Erling Haaland. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Leicester’s day had started well when news of Chelsea’s startling defeat at the hands of West Brom unfolded goal by goal and card by card. Laporte shows a good turn of speed when Iheanacho threatened to spin in behind and the Leicester forward is penalised for pulling Laporte back. And I’m sorry, but if you don’t like it, if all you can do is moan and whine about possession football, then you might as well give up and start watching a different sport. With six league goals this term, this is the Nigerian’s best goalscoring season in the Premier League since his maiden campaign with Man City in 2015-16 (8). Here on SofaScore livescore you can find all Leicester City vs Manchester City previous results sorted by their H2H matches. With the last kick of the half, Leicester thought they'd grabbed a shock lead there. Guardiola perhaps had one eye on facing Borussia Dortmund, and the irrepressible force that is Erling Haaland, on Tuesday as his team was filled with South Americans who did not travel in the international break and others with less workload for their countries. Aguero put his head in his hands. City thought they had taken the lead in the fifth minute when Fernandinho lashed a shot from the edge of the box low into the corner of the net past the outstretched right hand of Kasper Schmeichel. Albrighton plays the ball inside to Tielemans, who drives into space on the edge of the box and unleashes a shot. Midway through the half, City almost got lucky. 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Walker's cross is whipped in but Jesus' touch lets him down again. Manchester City march on: Kevin De Bruyne masterclass helps Pep Guardiola's men move 17 points clear at the top, as goals from Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus secure simple win at Leicester Gratis voorspelling Unieke welkomstbonussen There was a five minute period where they had 100 per cent possession... Leicester responded early in the second-half with some better chances before City pulled away, with Mendy scoring inside the box before Gabriel Jesus tapped-in the second. City's pressing does wonders again, forcing Evans into an error on the edge of his own box. Mahrez should have added to the punishment when he was sent away from by another De Bruyne ball but he was wide with his finish and was substituted shortly after. The hosts can't get out of their half at the moment, with City swarming Leicester high up the pitch. Leicester City 0-1 Manchester City: No penalty call 'bitterly disappointing' - Rodgers. Quite a long way wide actually. Leicester had scored 10 goals in their previous three games but offered little going forward against a City defence with the added protection of Rodrigo and Fernandinho sitting in front of them. Benjamin Mendy was on target as Manchester City continued their march to the Premier League title by beating Leicester, Gabriel Jesus also scored with a tap-in from Raheem Sterling's assist as City overwhelmed the Foxes with a dominant display, The Foxes had no response to the relentless City side, and struggling to consistently form attacks at the King Power stadium. A little more game time and he should hit his stride again. Manchester City travel to Leicester on Saturday afternoon with two things on their agenda: three points and a slice of revenge.. Tielemans arrives outside him and the Nigerian slides the ball across. The defender's clearance is blocked and the ball deflects skywards, and the Argentine is underneath is to volley on the spin. Another stray pass from Schmeichel. Fofana defends well in the penalty area up against Jesus. It feels like an eternity away that Leicester City – at the Etihad – completely dominated Manchester City through fast paced counter-attacking football and three major defensive errors from Manchester City. City recover the ball quickly and begin another attack. XI | Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho (C), Rodrigo, Mahrez, De Bruyne, Jesus, AgueroSUBS | Carson, Stones, Ake, Sterling, Gundogan, Bernardo, Torres, Cancelo, Foden⚽️ @HaysWorldwide #ManCity | https://t.co/axa0klD5re pic.twitter.com/0uw98PXdFm, Our starting line-up for #LeiMci Brought to you by @eToro . Leicester City 5 - 0 Sheffield United Bekijk gebeurtenis: 21/03/21: FAC: Leicester City 3 - 1 Manchester United Bekijk gebeurtenis: 03/04/21: PRL: Leicester City 18 : 30: Manchester City 11/04/21: PRL Leicester have not had a touch for a full five minutes, and I'm not exaggerating. Mahrez stands over it as well but it's KDB that steps up, firing a dipping strike over the wall, clattering it off the crossbar. Mahrez draws a foul by Ndidi in midfield. Nog nooit was zo veel topsport zo voordelig. City get back on the ball and build another attack. Do you want to automatically post your MailOnline comments to your Facebook Timeline? In Wesley Fofana he had a young defender who diligently had one eye on the play but kept glancing over at the Premier League leading goalscorer among current players. The title race is as good as over now and even if much of the preamble to the game centred around the fact that Sergio Aguero, City’s record goalscorer, will be leaving the club at the end of the season, this game provided more proof that City will not be lost without him. We're back in domestic action after the international break and immediately we have a crucial top-four clash, with first facing third. Mahrez tries to float a cross in to De Bruyne but he got too much on it. We’ll ask you to confirm this for your first post to Facebook. He could be the man to replace Sergio Aguero who announced this week he will leave City at the end of the season. Mahrez, Rodri, Kevin de Bruyne and Mendy also come into the side. “But sometimes it’s about recognising that the opponent has a real high level of technique and if you press the game as you would normally want to, they will expose you. Patrick van IJzendoorn 21 maart 2021, 21:30 Laporte played Vardy offside before he rounded Ederson and found the net. It was a finish Aguero would have been proud of. Then Leicester finally get the chance to shift up the pitch after a Fernandinho foul on Perez. The Belgian is now coming off for Phil Foden. Aguero was withdrawn two minutes later and replaced by Sterling and the England forward soon played a critical part in wrapping things up for City with his pass for that sublime Jesus strike. Referee Anthony Taylor agreed and the goal was ruled out. The Belgian takes a shot but Dias arrives with a superb sliding block. Kevin De Bruyne to score first. Pep Guardiola will have loved a performance that couldn't have got much better for City, who are fast closing-in on the title. Manchester City have made a major player announcement ahead of their Premier League showdown with Leicester City this weekend. Athletic Bilbao fans and police clash with FIRES breaking... Christian Pulisic pulls up injured at the FIRST CONE after... Former Southampton and Portsmouth midfielder Jhon Viafara... PSG 0-1 Lille: Neymar sent off as Jonathan David goal makes... {"id":"9430431","channel":"/sport","pageUrl":"https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-9430431/Leicester-vs-Manchester-City-Premier-League-2020-21-Live-Result.html","status":"running","greenBox":{"body":""},"modifiedOrder":1}, Kelechi Iheanacho pens new three-year new deal at Leicester City. City make the trip to the King Power Stadium to take on the Leicester City on Saturday 3 April at 17:30 (UK). Draw: 33/10. After Mahrez's effort the ball spills to Mendy. “For me it’s a difficult thing to do because I’m always a guy who likes the team to play with a level of dominance,” Rodgers said this week. This season G19 Y74 R3 4.05 cards/game. That's game over. Mahrez tries a spin and goes down inside the box but there's no foul, conceding the ball. De Bruyne very nearly feeds Jesus with an outside of the foot pass but the striker fails to gather it, and then Aguero volleys over the bar after Leicester fail to clear their lines once again. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Leicester win it back but Perez gets the final pass all wrong after good work by Iheanacho. Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has scored eight goals in nine Premier League games against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, twice as many … Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. Leicester have yet to register a shot on goal and have completed just 74 passes in the opening half hour. Leicester tried to smash and grab them but City were too good to fall into the trap. 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Georgia Stanway scored Manchester City's second goal at Leicester. Your comment will be posted to MailOnline as usual. Read our community guidelines in full, The latest offers and discount codes from popular brands on Telegraph Voucher Codes, Kevin de Bruyne hit the bar with a free-kick, Jamie Vardy had a goal disallowed for offside. Watch on Sky Sports PL Follow #LEIMCI here: https://t.co/ObYQre7n3q Download the @SkySports app! Leicester have had some injury problems but welcome back James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira from injury. So much control but they have not created loads of chances. give Sergio Aguero the farewell he deserves. City have a 14-point lead over Man Utd in second but have played a game more. Two Leicester defenders hurled themselves at the pass to try to intercept it but it eluded both of them. MCI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho (C), Rodrigo, Mahrez, De Bruyne, Jesus, Aguero. By posting your comment you agree to our house rules. Call it possession football if you want but when City hit their stride, as they did in the second half here, it is more like total football. The Fofana defends well one-on-one against the winger. The knocks on the door are getting louder. Lovely football from City and a pass to match from Mahrez to slide in Jesus but his cross was poor with Aguero free in the six-yard box. Vardy looks to have beaten the City defensive line with his run before jinking around Ederson and slotting in, but he's just off-side. Leicester City heeft de halve finales van de FA Cup bereikt. That was his final action of his evening - Ferran Torres replaces him. Then the flag goes up against Vardy when Leicester looked in a promising attacking position. Maddison is getting ready to come on. Iheanacho faces his old club today and will be hungry to continue his searing form. Then City settle into their first spell of possession. Although Manchester City are … But the linesman’s flag was up. Rodri and Fernandinho are starting in midfield. The champions-in-waiting were initially limited to long-range shots. Albrighton over the free-kick but Rodri heads clear. City will be regretting not taking advantage of their first-half dominance, because Leicester are coming back at them now. The threats come from everywhere with City. City are clear favourites and seemingly on a relentless march to another Premier League title. When an attempted clearance from Timothy Castagne was charged down on the edge of the box, it fell over the shoulder of Aguero in a long, looping arc. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers will welcome James Maddison back into his squad for Saturday's match against Premier League leaders Manchester City. Two of Vardy’s three Premier League hat-tricks have come against Guardiola’s City, in December 2016 and in the reverse fixture at the Etihad this season. Premier League Live commentaar van Manchester City v Leicester City op 27 september 2020, inclusief wedstrijdstatistieken en key events, direct geüpdatet. Vardy involved in the attack with just his fourth touch of the game. If it bores you, then you may be someone who finds excitement in football hard to come by. I'm surprised by how short they played from the back. He played in Jamie Vardy and Vardy danced around Ederson before rolling the ball into the net. It's level at the break and I'm not sure how, Man City have totally dominated this match. Evans wins a header in the City penalty area but the ball runs harmlessly through to Ederson. Schmeichel takes too long with the ball at his feet and has to hack the ball out from a throw-in. Leicester City and Manchester City meet in a clash of first and third in the Premier League table on Saturday. They have so much attacking talent to introduce from the bench. pic.twitter.com/jUwaTB6vnz. De club speelt zijn thuiswedstrijden in het Etihad Stadium.. Na tweemaal een FA Cup en tweemaal een landstitel te hebben gewonnen, beleefde de club eind jaren 60, begin jaren 70 zijn hoogtepunt. How times change. Leicester beat Manchester City 5-2 back in September, part of a poor start to City's campaign that left Pep Guardiola's side languishing in mid-table. Youri Tielemans managed Leicester’s first effort on goal three minutes into the second half and, emboldened, the home side managed another two minutes after. Much more even contests since the break. Meanwhile, Amartey replacing Soyuncu is Rodgers' only change, but James Maddison could appear for a run out as he returns to the bench following an injury. Published: 11:30 EDT, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 15:11 EDT, 3 April 2021. Mendy had snuck into the penalty as City attacked and when Rodrigo crossed it was aimed for Gabriel Jesus. Aguero had forced his way in front of his marker in the six yard box and would have had a tap-in but Jesus could only slide the ball weakly into the arms of Schmeichel. WSL relegation battle: Who will slip up at arguably the worst possible time in a women's team's history? It proved to be a warning sign to City, with Leicester getting more into the game after the interval. It is around this time of the season when the bored, the bitter, the malevolent and the jealous begin to criticise the best side in the Premier League. On April 3, Leicester City will host the runaway title contenders and favourites Manchester City. Leicester v Manchester City Saturday 3 April, 17:30 Live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event. Kevin De Bruyne produced another masterful display, running the show in midfield and also hitting the bar with a free-kick, Fernandinho had a goal ruled-out after four minutes, finding the corner before it was ruled-out for Sergio Aguero's offside. City are still suffocating Leicester with their press, as Vardy waits lonely and isolated for counter-attacks that aren't coming. Manchester City return from the international break with a visit to Leicester City today. City go close twice. The pattern of the game is starting to take shape with City controlling possession. Can Leicester force their way into this game a little more. The result meant that the gap between Leicester and Thomas Tuchel’s side remained at five points and brought their chances of staying in the top four a step closer before they had kicked a ball against City. Marc Albrighton and Kelechi Iheanacho make way for Ricardo and the return of James Maddison, who gets some minutes after his injury. Your details from Facebook will be used to provide you with tailored content, marketing and ads in line with our Privacy Policy. Walker eases out Castagne and Leicester appeal for a foul in vain. It's only the 32-year-old's fifth start of the campaign, searching for his second goal. But like City earlier in the half, the flag goes up. They have now won 15 away games in succession and they are edging closer and closer to becoming the first English team to win the quadruple after 118 years of trying in our game. Fernandinho lost the ball in midfield, Kelechi Iheanacho burst forward and fed Tielemans whose fierce drive was deflected wide by a superb diving block from Ruben Dias. That was absolutely brilliant. It proved a frustrating start for Aguero, whose only glimpse of goal came after Riyad Mahrez charged down a clearance but his wild volley was skewed off his boot.