LeicesterWith the appearance on the coaching bridge of "Leicester" Claude Puel, the club's game has changed markedly. "Fox" gave a pretty good stretch of five matches without any defeats. After a draw in London with West Ham 1-1, Lester scored three consecutive victories.
The home was defeated by Tottenham 2-1 and Burnley 1-0, and away Newcastle 3-2 and Southampton 4-1. Such an excellent move of the team of Puel was unexpectedly interrupted in the last round, when in the native arena the "foxes" were in deep knockout from "Crystal Palace", losing 0: 3.
Nevertheless, the previous results, "Leicester" was enough to get away from the relegation zone. Now the "foxes" are in the eighth place, breaking away from the danger zone by 11 points. At the same time, and for something serious to argue will be difficult. Up to the fifth "Arsenal" distance of seven points.
The houses of the "fox" play with varying success. With the exception of the last defeat, Lester lost just the top clubs - Chelsea 1-2, Liverpool 2-3 and Manchester City 0-2. And did not score the wards of Puel from the clubs of the upper part of the tournament table only to the "townspeople".
Approaches to the match "Leicester" with virtually no losses. In the infirmary from the beginning of the season, Robert Huth and Mattie James.
"Manchester United"This week, Manchester United completed their performance in the League Cup. It is unlikely that the merge with the tournament was part of the plans of Jose Mourinho, judging by the composition that played in the match. Nevertheless, the rival was underestimated, for which the payoff came in 90 + 3 minutes.
I must say that after the recent defeat of Manchester City 1: 2, the victories in the previous two rounds were given to the "red devils" with difficulty. "Bournemouth" was beaten at home with a score of 1: 0, and "West Brom" on a visit - 2: 1.
Although in general in the last matches on the road, "Manchester United" looked good. In addition to the BBA, victories were won over Arsenal 3: 1 and Watford 4: 2. Note that at the exit MJ misses in the championship often. At the moment in the last five games in a row.
The possible cause of the missed goals was the injury of Eric Bayi. Mostly, his goals are brought to him by the "devil" goals. In addition to Bayi, Manchester United have Luis Antonio Valencia, Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick.