Date: 3rd February 2017 at 6:40pm
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The fixture at the King Power Stadium, on Sunday, is an intriguing clash.

It brings together two sides that believe they should be doing far better in the Premier League than they currently are.

Leicester City, the reigning title holders, are making the worse defence of a title on record and are only a couple of points off of relegation whereas Manchester United, despite having the longest current unbeaten run in the top-five leagues in Europe, are only sixth in the Premier League.

Ahead of the game, both managers have held their pre-match press conferences, the Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri, spoke about the need for his players to fight, remarking,

‘They the players have to fight for Leicester, not for me. Everybody is fighting, we lost in the 87th minute at Burnley and you know how we lost but we fight until the end.

‘The pressure is split to everybody. All my players want to win. Then the pressure is on the manager, always, but it’s not my first year as a manager.’


As for Jose, on the back of the 0-0 draw with Hull City in midweek Jose spoke about the need to score more often, commenting,

‘We don’t score enough goals. Some of our players from these attacking creative positions they could – they should – score more goals.

‘We attack so much and with so many players, and so many players have the freedom in our dynamic to reach scoring positions.

‘When you see the number of goals we score, there is not a true relation between our attacking production and the number of players we put in attacking positions and the number of goals we score.’


Game on then!

I`m taking Manchester United to extend their unbeaten Premier League run to 15 games, how about you?