Date: 24th December 2017 at 9:00am
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Two points dropped, at the King Power Stadium surely means that Manchester United`s hopes o catching the runaway leaders of the Premier League, Manchester City, are over.

For the neutral football fan, the game would have been viewed as an absolute thriller, but to those who avidly follow Manchester United it was sheer torture.

If missing a plethora of chances to put the game to bed wasn`t bad enough then seeing Manchester United concede a late stoppage time goal for the second game running was agonising.

As we wait for the festive celebrations to begin, Manchester United find themselves 13 points behind the leaders, Manchester City that gap is the biggest gap between top and second, at Christmas, in the history of the Premier League.

Manchester United, in this game, fell behind in the 27th minute when Jamie Vardy was on hand to latch on to a pass from Mahrez. But with half-time approaching Manchester United levelled through Juan Mata.

The Spaniard, fifteen minutes into the second half, then gave Manchester United the lead when he scored his second goal of the game.

Leading 2-1, the points looked safe when Leicester City were reduced to ten-men when their substitute, Daniel Amartey received two yellow cards and a subsequent red-card just sixteen minutes after coming on.

With a man advantage, Manchester United had plenty of chances to kill the game off but chances which fell to Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard were spurned.

As stoppage time approached, hopes of a victory were wrenched away when in the 94th minute when Manchester United didn`t deal with a cross from Marc Albrighton and Harry Maguire was on hand to side-foot the ball past David de Gea.

The look on Jose Mourinho`s face told the full story, the title race is over and we`re not even into January yet.