MUtd 2-0 Leicester: Mourinho hails match-winning subs

MUtd 2-0 Leicester: Mourinho hails match-winning subs

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described his team's performance in their 2-0 Premier League win against Leicester City at Old Trafford as "solid". However, even after getting close numerous times, United failed to break the deadlock in the opening half of the game as Juan Mata's goal was wrongly called offside.

Leicester threatened to frustrate United when Kasper Schmeichel saved a penalty by Romelu Lukaku early in the second half, but the hosts' pressure told in the last 20 minutes.

But just three minutes after coming, substitute Rashford opened the scoring by volleying home a corner in the 70th minute.

Fellaini added a second goal eight minutes from time by nudging in a cross from fellow substitute Jesse Lingard.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26: Phil Jones of Manchester United in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 26, 2017 in Manchester, England.

This season, he has so far featured in 3 games and provided 2 assists. And while Ander Herrera entered the game when the score was already 4-0, he helped secure possession alongside Fellaini and Paul Pogba.

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"It's tough competition with very good players".

After back to back 4-0 wins over West Ham and Swansea, United have maximum points in the EPL without having conceded a goal.

Mourinho made his first move by bringing on Rashford for Mata and the England global had the desired impact, netting in the 70th minute. However, the season has just started, and there is much more to come.

Mourinho has made little secret of his wish to improve his options in wide positions, despite Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial both enjoying encouraging starts to the season.

Serie A giants Roma had been touted as the most plausible destination for Mahrez, but they pulled out of the race to land his signature after Leicester rejected their numerous bids to prise him away from the Midlands.

However, Lindelof has yet to get on the pitch for the Red Devils aside from the Super Cup clash against Real Madrid at the start of this month, finding himself left out of Jose Mourinho's last two matchday squads.

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