United’s form dipped just prior to the break, with a 1-0 home defeat to Aston Villa followed by a 1-1 draw with Everton at Old Trafford to raise fresh questions about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s management.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a crucial late winner in the Champions League against Villarreal in-between those fixtures to give the Norwegian some breathing space but United will be desperate to return to winning ways in the league.
Leicester, meanwhile, will be hoping that the international break can prove a turning point, with Brendan Rodgers’ side having failed to match the highs of last season so far.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Leicester vs Man United is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
Where to watch Leicester vs Man United
The match will not be broadcast live on TV in the UK.
Leicester vs Man United team news
United are facing injury problems at centre-back, with both Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane out, though the former issued a positive update about his fitness this week.
The England defender said: “I still haven’t trained yet with the squad, but I am getting better, I am progressing as I should be. It is obviously a frustrating injury for me to get, but I am progressing and I will be back on the pitch soon.”
Fred and Edinson Cavaniare expected to return from international duty too late to feature, with Brazil facing Uruguay in the early hours of Friday morning.
Leicester vs Man United prediction
Jamie Vardy has been in good form of late despite Leicester’s struggles and refreshed after the international break, he can take advantage of United’s defensive absentees to earn a share of the spoils.
Head to head (h2h) history and results