Sancho’s first-half goal helps United defeat Leicester

James Maddison went close for Leicester with a superb free-kick that brought an excellent save from David De Gea, but the home side struggled to create chances.
Jadon Sancho
Jadon SanchoReuters

LEICESTER: Manchester United secured a third straight win in the Premier League as a first-half goal from Jadon Sancho gave it a 1-0 victory over the struggling Leicester City at the King Power Stadium here on Thursday. Sancho provided a cool finish in the 23rd minute, rounding goalkeeper Danny Ward and slipping the ball home after being set up by Marcus Rashford. James Maddison went close for Leicester with a superb free-kick that brought an excellent save from David De Gea, but the home side struggled to create chances. However, Leicester had a late chance to level the score, but James Justin blasted high and wide from a promising position.

RESULT: Leicester City 0 lost to Manchester United 1 (J Sancho 23)

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