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The Match
Match Report
Goals from Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw earn Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City in their opening game of the Premier League campaign at Old Trafford.
Live Commentary
Relive how Manchester United opened their Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Leicester, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from Old Trafford.
Team News
Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United and will skipper the side in this evening's Premier League opener against Leicester City.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the opening game of the Premier League season as Jose Mourinho's half-strength Manchester United take on Leicester City at Old Trafford.
Head to Head
Dec 23, 2017 7.45pm
Leicester
2-2
Man Utd
Vardy (27'), Maguire (90')
Albrighton (55'), Amartey (69'), Mahrez (82')
Amartey (74')
Mata (40', 60')
Lindelof (34'), Matic (47')
Feb 5, 2017 4pm
Leicester
0-3
Man Utd

Drinkwater (5'), Fuchs (40')
Mkhitaryan (42'), Ibrahimovic (44'), Mata (49')
Mata (28'), Herrera (55'), Pogba (56'), de Gea (88')
Aug 7, 2016 4pm
Leicester
1-2
Man Utd
Vardy (52')
Simpson (40'), King (55'), Vardy (75')
Lingard (32'), Ibrahimovic (83')
Bailly (71')
Build-up
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho targeting improved Leicester City campaign
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho acknowledges that he must improve on his opening season at the King Power Stadium.
Aug 10, 11:11
Leicester City defender Harry Maguire in action during a Premier League match against Burnley in April 2018
Harry Maguire tweets following failed Manchester United move
Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire reveals that he is looking forward to Friday's Premier League clash with Manchester United.
Aug 9, 22:12
Manchester United's Eric Bailly on February 25, 2018
Paul Merson backs Manchester United to beat Leicester City
Former Arsenal forward Paul Merson tips Manchester United to overcome Leicester City in the opening match of the 2018-19 Premier League campaign.
Aug 9, 15:36
Alexis Sanchez looking frustrated while playing for Manchester United on May 13, 2018
Jose Mourinho provides team news update ahead of Leicester City match
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho insists that "you cannot expect" those who have returned late to training to be ready for Friday evening's Premier League kickoff.
Aug 9, 09:40
Leicester City defender Harry Maguire in action during a Premier League match against Burnley in April 2018
How Leicester City could line up against Manchester United
Sports Mole takes a look at how Claude Puel could set out his Leicester City side for Friday evening's trip to Manchester United.
Aug 8, 21:17
Marcus Rashford in action for Manchester United on May 13, 2018
How Manchester United could line up against Leicester City
Sports Mole looks at how Manchester United could line up for their Premier League opener against Leicester City.
Aug 8, 21:00
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring during the pre-season friendly between Leicester City and Valencia on August 1, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho excited for season opener
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho says that he is excited for the first Premier League game of the season against Manchester United.
Aug 3, 15:47
Leicester City manager Claude Puel at the game against Burnley on April 14, 2018
Claude Puel: 'Jamie Vardy, Harry Maguire doubts for Manchester United clash'
Leicester City boss Claude Puel admits that Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire could both miss the team's Premier League opener with Manchester United.
Aug 2, 15:57
Leicester City manager Claude Puel at the game against Burnley on April 14, 2018
Claude Puel hits back at Jose Mourinho ahead of Premier League opener
Claude Puel insists that Leicester City will be just as disadvantaged as Manchester United when the two sides face off in just under a fortnight's time.
Jul 29, 19:22
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho patrols the touchline during the 2018 FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley
Jose Mourinho worried about World Cup absentees
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claims that his side will be at a disadvantage during the first two games of the season due to their World Cup absentees.
Jul 24, 20:07
Alex Ferguson pictured on his final game in charge of Manchester United on May 19, 2013
Report: Sir Alex Ferguson confident of making Manchester United season opener
Sir Alex Ferguson is confident of taking his place in the directors' box for Manchester United's opening game of the new Premier League season, according to a report.
Jul 15, 16:22

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ChinaChina24141351
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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