Manchester United lost 4-2 to Leicester City in their Premier league game at the King Power stadium.
The defeat is the first away defeat for the Red Devils since the match 2020/2021 season.
Manchester United's manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer deployed a 4-2-3-1 formation while Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers countered it with a 3-4-1-2 formation.
The Manchester United manager made 3 mistakes which led to his team's defeat. They are:
1 Playing Maguire: the Manchester United manager deployed club captain, Harry Maguire who has been out injured for about 3 weeks. Such a decision impacted negatively on the team as Harry looked match rusty in the game. He was at fault prior to all the 4 goals that his team conceded. For example, He was dispossessed for the equalising goal that was scored by Leicester City's midfielder, Youri Tielemans. He played Soyuncu onside for the 2nd. He couldn't close down Vardy for the third etc. Rather than feature Maguire, he could have featured Bailly or any other defender.
2. Ole's Tactics: Solskjaer's tactics and setup is a perfect one but seeing Leicester's tactics, he ought to have made some tactical changes. Example the 3 man defense that was deployed by Leicester City stifled the operations and movements of Cristiano Ronaldo which made him drift out wide or fall deep a times. Each time Cristiano Ronaldo received the ball from his teammates, you could see about 3 blue shirt around him. The Manchester United manager would have introduced another center forward like Edinson Cavani to partner with him up front their by creating room for the strikers to operate.
3. Playing Magic Rather than McTominay: Ole is yet to come to terms that McTominay should always start ahead of Matic and even Fred. But with Nemanja Matic's performance today he will have no choice than to take that decision Matic did nothing for the entire 80 minutes he spent on the pitch.
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