Leicester City beat Manchester United in FA Cup: Records broken

Rajdeep Saha
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Leicester City beat Manchester United in FA Cup: Records broken
Leicester City beat Manchester United in FA Cup: Records broken

22 Mar 2021: Leicester City beat Manchester United in FA Cup: Records broken

Leicester City beat Manchester United 3-1 in their FA Cup quarter-final clash.

With this win, the Foxes have secured a place in the last four of the competition.

Leicester will face Southampton in the semis after getting past a sloppy Man United outfit.

After getting into the Europa League quarters, Man United were subdued in this tie.

Here are the details.

LEIMUN: Leicester get the job done against sorry United

United were caught trying to play out from the back as Fred gifted possession after trying a back pass to Dean Henderson.

Kelechi Iheanacho got ahead and slotted home the opener.

United responded after Paul Pogba's low cross saw Mason Greenwood score from 12 yards.

After the break, Youri Tielemans found the bottom corner after a surging run.

Iheanacho scored the third goal.

Fact: Iheanachọ continues his scoring form for Leicester

As per Opta, Ịheanachọ has now had a direct hand in 15 goals in his 15 starts across competitions this season (11 goals, 4 assists). Notably, eight involvements have come in his last four matches (7 goals, 1 assist). He has 13 FA Cup goals.

Greenwood: Notable stats for Mason Greenwood

Since the start of last season, Mason Greenwood has scored 22 goals in all competitions.

As per Opta, this is the most by a teenager for clubs in the top five European leagues in this time.

Greenwood netted his first goal in 16 games since scoring against Liverpool in January in the FA Cup.

Fact: Leicester script these feats, end United's run

As per Sky Sports, Leicester have booked their maiden FA Cup semi-final berth since 1982. The Foxes also overcame United for first time in 14 matches since 2014. Meanwhile, Man United's 29-game domestic unbeaten away run came to an end.