As it happened: Iheanacho brace punishes awful United
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 21: Paul Pogba of Manchester United is challenged by Youri Tielemans of Leicester City as his shoe falls off during the Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on March 21, 2021 in Leicester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)


19:53a month ago

FT: Leicester City 3-1 Manchester United

Manchester United's FA Cup dreams are over - and they didn't put up much of a fight in the first place. The Red Devils couldn't get anything going against a very good Leicester City side, who were well deserving of their semi-final berth.

For the Red Devils, their attention turns to the UEFA Europa League - their only reasonable chance at silverware now. Questions will be asked of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team selection, after a swarm of changes despite an international break on the horizon.

19:49a month ago

90' Four minutes of added time

Leicester look to have secured the semi-final spot, but United have four minutes of stoppage time to find a couple of goals from somewhere.

Don't bet on it, though.

19:46a month ago

88' Fernandes free-kick well-saved by Schmeichel

Bruno Fernandes has a superb free-kick saved brilliantly by Kasper Schmeichel - it's unlucky for the Red Devils as that could have made the last few minutes very interesting.
19:43a month ago

84' Final change for United

Amad Diallo is on to replace Fred, as Solskjaer attempts his last roll of the dice.
19:40a month ago

83' Substitution for Leicester.

Jamie Vardy is replaced by Hamza Choudhury.
19:37a month ago

78' Goal for Leicester - and that should be that.

It's Kelechi Iheanacho with the headed effort, thanks to Albrighton's lovely cross. McTominay couldn't get there, and United's FA Cup dreams may well be over.
19:31a month ago

73' Leicester make a change

It's Ayoze Perez off for Dennis Praet, who returns from a hamstring issue.

United looking uninspiring at best here, with Leicester looking well on their way to the semi-final.

19:22a month ago

63' Onslaught of changes for United

Wow. Four substitutions for the Red Devils.

Bruno Fernandes to replace Nemanja Matic. Paul Pogba is off for Scott McTominay. Donny van de Beek replaced by Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles swaps with Luke Shaw.

19:17a month ago

58' Vardy just misses the chance to wrap up the match

How has Jamie Vardy missed that? The forward picks it up and dances past Maguire, but steers it wide of the near post - that would have surely been it.
19:10a month ago

52' Goal for Leicester - Tielemans re-asserts the Foxes' lead

It's a dreadful piece of defending for United - Fred can't win the ball off Tielemans, and the Belgian smartly tucks it past Henderson.

Far too easy for the hosts.

19:03a month ago

46' The two sides are back underway

With Southampton awaiting this afternoon's victor, Leicester and Manchester United are back underway!
19:01a month ago

FA Cup Semi-Final draw reaction

Whichever side wins here tonight will have a great chance of reaching the final, with a giant of Chelsea or Manchester City awaiting them.

United will take that every day of the week if they are to break their Semi-Final duck - but they need to secure a victory at the King Power Stadium.

18:59a month ago

FA Cup Semi-Final draw

Second tie:

Chelsea vs Manchester City

18:59a month ago

FA Cup Semi-Final draw

Dion Dublin commences the FA Cup Semi-Final draw.

First tie:

Leicester or Manchester United vs Southampton

18:48a month ago

HT: Leicester City 1-1 Manchester United

The break has arrived at the King Power Stadium - and the two sides are level.

Leicester will feel quite aggrieved not to be leading at the break, but Mason Greenwood's equaliser was a strong one to equal the scores.

18:45a month ago

45' Two minutes of extras

Two minutes have been added on - enough time to have a look at the sensational dummy from Van de Beek! 
18:39a month ago

38' Goal for Manchester United!

And the Red Devils are back in it - it's Mason Greenwood!

Pogba gets the assist, as he nudges it into the box, Van de Beek plays the dummy, and Greenwood is there to fire home.

They've struggled for the majority of the half, but United won't mind because they're back on level footing.

18:35a month ago

34' How have Manchester United reacted to going behind?

They haven't, basically. If anything, they're working not to go two-down, and the lack of Bruno Fernandes has really shown so far.

Anthony Martial hasn't produced up-front, neither has Donny van de Beek, who is visibly struggling after his injury lay-off. 

18:30a month ago

How Fred gifted Leicester the lead

What an awful goal for Manchester United to concede.  
18:25a month ago

24' Goal for Leicester!

Manchester United's awful record of playing out from the back comes back to haunt them once more - as Maguire gives it to Fred, whose atrocious pass-back is picked off by Iheanacho, who rounds Henderson to tap home.
18:23a month ago

22' Leicester starting to knock on the door

The Foxes are getting themselves into this game now. The Red Devils are struggling to cope with the pace of the likes of Jamie Vardy, and an opening goal looks to be on the cards.
18:12a month ago

11' Corner for Manchester United

It's not been the most entertaining of starts at the King Power Stadium, but United have started to control the ball a bit more in the last few minutes.

Maguire wins the ball from Telles' corner, but his effort is looped and easily saved by Schmeichel.

18:05a month ago

4' Chance for Leicester

Leicester are in on goal, and though Vardy is a mile offside, Iheanacho is close to finding the net, but Telles is there to defend well against the Nigerian. 

It's been a cagey opening five minutes so far, with United having the majority of the possession, but Brendan Rodgers' side are very capable of hitting the Reds on the break.

18:00a month ago

1' We're underway!

Donny van de Beek kicks us off and we are underway from the King Power Stadium.
17:58a month ago

The two sides are out!

Leicester and Manchester United are out and ready for kick-off! 

The hosts will be wearing their all-blue home strip, with United lining up in red shirts, white shorts and white socks, with the only deviant from their home attire being the change in socks.

17:06a month ago

Team news reaction...

Perhaps a few surprises in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's line-up, with the Foxes lining up as expected.

The absence of Bruno Fernandes means Paul Pogba and Donny van de Beek will be given outings to supplement the creativity in the middle. Anthony Martial also returns to the line-up despite looking doubtful to start - it's a high-risk, high-reward showing from the United manager.

17:04a month ago

Manchester United: Confirmed line-up

Starting XI: Henderson; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Alex Telles; Matic, Fred; Greenwood, Van de Beek, Pogba; Martial 

Substitutes: De Gea, Shaw, Tuanzebe, Williams, Amad, Fernandes, James, McTominay, Cavani

17:02a month ago

Leicester City: Confirmed line-up

Starting XI: Schmeichel, Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu, Albrighton, Ndidi, Tielemans, Castagne, Perez, Vardy, Iheanacho

Substitutes: Ward, Daley-Campbell, Amartey, Fuchs, Thomas, Mendy, Choudhury, Praet, Leshabela.

15:22a month ago

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15:17a month ago

How to watch Leicester City vs Manchester United Live TV and Stream

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15:12a month ago

Manchester United: Predicted line-up

(4-2-3-1): Henderson; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, McTominay; James, Fernandes, Pogba; Greenwood
15:07a month ago

Leicester City: Predicted line-up

(3-4-1-2): Schmeichel; Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu; Castagne, Ndidi, Tielemans, Thomas; Perez; Iheanacho, Vardy
15:02a month ago

Manchester United: Team News

The availability of Marcus Rashford is doubtful, after the forward was taken off against AC Milan in the week. 

While Paul Pogba marked his return with a match-winning goal in Milan on Thursday, he may not be ready for a full outing, but could start.

This evening could well be too soon for returns for Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial, while Eric Bailly is also questionable.

14:57a month ago

Leicester City: Team News

Leicester will be without Ricardo Pereira because of a minor hamstring sprain.

The Foxes will be boosted by the return of Dennis Praet, who is back after a 10-week absence due to a hamstring injury of his own.

They will also be without James Maddison, Harvey Barnes and James Justin. 

14:52a month ago

Does Solskjaer's future depend on this season's success?

While the tabloid press believe Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new contract with the Red Devils, any future for the Norwegian at Old Trafford could well depend on a trophy this year.

With the club out of the UEFA Champions League, and the Premier League looking out of reach, their chances of silverware depend on the Emirates FA Cup or the UEFA Europa League.

The club has struggled in previous years to advance past the semi-final stage, but they've recently proven in their 2-0 victory over Manchester City that they can beat anyone on their day - so perhaps there are no more excuses not to compete.

14:47a month ago

Leicester looking for a trophy

Brendan Rodgers will be itching for a trophy to truly show the progression his side has made since he took over in 2019.

The Leicester City side he found was inconsistent under Claude Puel, but Rodgers has turned them into a strong outfit competing for a top-four finish.

A trophy this season would give Rodgers the mandate to build upon his existing success.

14:42a month ago

How the two sides got here...

A trip to Wembley awaits for this evening's victors, with a semi-final berth on the line. The two sides have progressed past three other clubs to get to the Sixth Round so far.

Leicester have seen off just one Premier League outfit so far, with victories against Stoke City, Brentford and Brighton and Hove Albion.

Manchester United, on the other hand, have defeated two Premier League sides, including their greatest rivals. They've beaten Watford, Liverpool and West Ham United to get here.

14:37a month ago

Kick-off time

Leicester City vs Manchester United will be played at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England. The kick-off is scheduled at 17:00 BST.
14:32a month ago

Welcome to this evening's coverage

Welcome to VAVEL UK’s LIVE coverage of the 2021 Emirates FA Cup match: Leicester City vs Manchester United!

My name is Ryan Batty and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on