Premier League, Leicester City beat Manchester United: Records broken
Manchester United were beaten 2-1 at home by Leicester City in the Premier League as this helped Manchester City win the title. United made 10 changes given their fixture pile-up and the side battled hard before Caglar Soyuncu's far-post header settled the tie. It was a rare win for the Foxes at Old Trafford. United face Liverpool next in the league. Here's more.
Second-string United offer fight in their 2-1 defeat
Manchester United beat Aston Villa two days earlier and were forced to make changes. The side fought back after Luke Thomas had put the visitors in front with a fantastic far-post volley into the top corner. The in-form Mason Greenwood leveled the scores minutes later. Leicester's second goal came from a corner before Marcus Rashford and Nemanja Matic failed to prevent the goal threat.
Contrasting records for the two sides
As per Opta, Leicester won an away top-flight game against Manchester United for the first time since January 1998 (1-0), with this just their second such win in their last 23 visits to Old Trafford (W2 D5 L16). The Red Devils have lost five Premier League games at Old Trafford this season, as many as in their previous two campaigns combined.
Teenager Luke Thomas achieves these feats
As per Opta, Leicester City's Luke Thomas (19 years and 335 days) is the 10th different teenager to score a Premier League goal against United at Old Trafford. He is also the first teenager to score since Matty Longstaff in December 2019. Notably, Thomas became the youngest player to score his first Premier League goal in a match against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Mason Greenwood registers these records
Since the start of the 2019-20 season, Mason Greenwood has scored more goals in all competitions than any other teenager in Europe's top five leagues (29). Greenwood netted his 17th Premier League goal and his seventh this season. Since the start of April, Greenwood has scored the most Premier League goals for United (6).
Notable records scripted by Leicester
As per Opta, Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers became the fourth different manager to win against United at Old Trafford in the Premier League with two different teams after Jose Mourinho, Rafael Benítez and Martin O'Neill. Notably, Leicester are the first away team to win at both Manchester clubs in a single Premier League season since Liverpool in 2008-09.