Leicester City vs Manchester United: Three-straight for Ten Hag’s men


Jadon Sancho’s first-half goal was enough to give Manchester United its third-straight win, a 1-0 defeat of struggling Leicester City at King Power Stadium on Thursday.

The Red Devils stretched their clean-sheet run to 189 minutes, as David De Gea was only asked to make two saves and claimed a pair of crosses.


Man United had less than 50% of the ball and took eight of the game’s 15 shots, though The Red Devils move into fifth place on nine points through five games.

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That’s 14 spots and eight more points than Leicester City, who will know it got a little fortunate not to concede more goals late.

What we learned from Leicester vs Manchester United

Ten Hag’s tightened ’em up: Manchester United started the season 0-2, allowing six goals over two games to two teams who are good but not world beaters (yet!). Erik ten Hag then removed his captain Harry Maguire, trusting new signing Lisandro Martinez to play alongside Raphael Varane. It was a brave move but one he simply had to make at the time (Cristiano Ronaldo and Luke Shaw also lost their places).

There were chances late, with James Justin and James Maddison failing to take half chances, but Ten Hag will be happy with the zeroes. Since the switch, United has allowed one goal over 270 minutes and it was scored by Mohamed Salah. It’s what you get when a manager is given real power and it has United in a much-improved position even before Casemiro or Antony start a match in red.

‘Brendy’ Watch? Well this is just bad. Leicester has one point from five matches, an Opening Day draw at home to Brentford. It’s been a tough run of fixtures, as the Foxes have lost to Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, and Southampton, but this team is a far cry from good or even fun. The club’s sold Kasper Schmeichel and Wesley Fofana and so their back five on Thursday was Danny Ward, Luke Thomas, Jonny Evans, Wilfred Ndidi, and James Justin. That says a lot — though Evans was mostly solid — about the state of the team.

Brendan Rodgers has done plenty of good in his time as a boss but he’s got a massive challenge ahead as Jamie Vardy doesn’t look right, Youri Tielemans is going to leave within a year, and Patson Daka and Kelechi Iheanacho are not getting minutes. It’s possible that results could dictate Sept. 10’s game between Leicester and Aston Villa has both Rodgers and former player Steven Gerrard playing for their jobs.

Sancho finding his footing: It took a year and three managers, but Jadon Sancho’s looking more like the Sancho who lit up the Bundesliga. Thursday more about the lone chance and his ability to take it but it hardly could have come at a better time as Anthony Elanga or Sancho will soon lose a job to new signing Antony and both could be on the bench if Rashford keeps playing well and Ronaldo gets a run up top.

Tactical Focus

Leicester got hold of the game after halftime and Ten Hag sacrificed Anthony Elanga and then Sancho for old Real Madrid teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro. It was a bid to try and swing the match back in United’s favor.

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Stars of the Show

Jadon Sancho: Got a chance. Took it. And it made all of the difference.

Marcus Rashford: He’s finding himself again as a motor for the attack. Is a goal run soon to follow?

Raphael Varane: The ex-Real Madrid man continues to ooze class and allow Lisandro Martinez to play with full aggression.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall: The reason Leicester would’ve felt alright selling Tielemans continues to run his shorts off.

Jonny Evans: Loads of clearances as Leicester had to open up for an equalizer.

What’s next

Leicester goes to Brighton at 9am ET Sunday, 2.5 hours before Manchester United hosts unbeaten Arsenal in what’s suddenly looking like a match befitting the two clubs’ reputations.

How to watch Leicester City vs Manchester United live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 3pm ET, Thursday
TV Channel: USA Network
Online: Stream via NBCSports.com

Leicester City team news, injuries, lineup options

Full backs Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand remain long-term absentees, while James Maddison passes a late fitness test and will start.

Manchester United team news, injuries, lineup options

Brandon Williams, Victor Lindelof and Facundo Pellistri remain out, while Anthony Martial is battling back from an Achilles injury. and could play some part. ETH has delayed Casemiro’s first start and brings Cristiano Ronaldo, Luke Shaw, and Harry Maguire on the bench.

Premier League transfer list: Summer 2022


The summer is delivering so many transfers in the Premier League, with players also being released (and of course loaned out) ahead of the much-anticipated 2022-23 Premier League season.

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The 2022 summer transfer window remains open until 6pm ET on September 1.

There have been big stories with the top two teams in recent seasons: Erling Haaland is moving to Man City, Sadio Mane has left Liverpool, but Mohamed Salah stuck around Anfield and Gabriel Jesus has signed for Arsenal.

It’s already been a wild summer for transfer rumors and news, and we’ve just started to see Chelsea and Manchester United make incoming splashes for managers Thomas Tuchel and Erik ten Hag.

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Below is a list of the ins and notable outs at all 20 Premier League clubs.

AFC Bournemouth

Ryan Fredericks (West Ham)
Joe Rothwell (Blackburn)
Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough)
Neto (Barcelona)
Marcos Senesi (Feyenoord)
Jack Stephens (Southampton) Loan

Gary Cahill (Released)
Gavin Kilkenny (Stoke City) Loan
Zeno Ibsen Rossi (Cambridge United)


Marquinhos (Sao Paulo)
Fabio Vieira (Porto)
Matt Turner (New England Revolution)
Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City)

Matteo Guendouzi (Marseille)
Alexandre Lacazette (Released)
Auston Trusty (Birmingham City) Loan
Harry Clarke (Stoke City) Loan
Omar Rekik (Sparta Rotterdam) Loan
Tyreece John-Jules (Ipswich) Loan
Mika Biereth (Waalwijk) Loan
Jordi Osei-Tutu (Bochum)
Daniel Ballard (Sunderland)
Nikolaj Moller (Den Bosch) loan
Dinos Mavropanos (Stuttgart)
Omari Hutchinson (Chelsea)
Nuno Tavares (Marseille) Loan
Bernd Leno (Fulham)
Folarin Balogun (Stade de Reims) Loan
Charlie Patino (Blackpool) Loan
Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray)
Pablo Mari (AC Monza) Loan
Alex Runarsson (Alanyaspor) Loan
Nicolas Pepe (Nice) Loan

Aston Villa

Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona)
Boubacar Kamara (Marseille)
Diego Carlos (Sevilla)
Robin Olsen (Roma)
Rory Wilson (Rangers)
Ludwig Augustinsson (Sevilla) Loan
Ewan Simpson (Hearts)
Leander Dendoncker (Wolves)

Indiana Vassilev (Inter Miami) Loan
Matt Targett (Newcastle)
Conor Hourihane (Released)
Lovre Kalinic (Hajduk Split)
Louis Barry (MK Dons) Loan
Trezeguet (Trabzonspor)
Wesley (Levante) Loan
Carney Chukwuemeka (Chelsea)
Aaron Ramsey (Norwich City) Loan
Keinan Davis (Watford) Loan
Bertrand Traore (Istanbul Basaksehir) Loan
Kortney Hause (Watford) Loan
Anwar El Ghazi (PSV Eindhoven)


Max Dickov
Max Wilcox (Bolton)
Aaron Hickey (Bologna)
Keane Lewis-Potter (Hull City)
Kyreece Lisbie (Free)
Thomas Strakosha (Lazio)
Yehor Yarmoliuk (SC Dnipro-1)
Ben Mee (Burnley)
Mikkel Damsgaard (Sampdoria)
Isaac Holland (Sheffield Wednesday)
Lucias Vine (free)
Michael Olakigbe (Fulham)
Mathias Jorgensen (Free)
Edon Pruti (Slough)
Charlie Farr (Free)

Ben Hockenhull (Tranmere)
Hans Mpongo (out of contract)
Mads Bidstrup (Nordsjaelland) Loan
Gustav Mogensen (Sarpsborg)
Christian Eriksen (Man Utd)
Paris Maghoma (AFC Wimbledon) Loan
Dominic Thompson (Blackpool)
Marcus Forss (Middlesbrough)
Lachlan Brook (Crewe) Loan
Tariqe Fosu (Stoke City) Loan

Brighton & Hove Albion

Julio Enciso (Libertad Asuncion)
Benicio Baker-Boaitey (Porto)
Simon Adingra (Nordsjaelland)
Imari Samuels (Reading)
Levi Colwill (Chelsea) Loan
Luca Barrington (Man City)
Pervis Estupinan (Villarreal)
Billy Gilmour (Chelsea)

Jayson Molumby (West Brom)
Lars Dendoncker (Released)
Fynn Talley (Cliftonville) loan
Yves Bissouma (Tottenham Hotspur)
Alex Cochrane (Hearts)
Fynn Talley (Cliftonville) Loan
Aaron Connolly (Venezia) Loan
Leo Ostigard (Napoli)
Taylor Richards (QPR) Loan
Marc Leonard (Northampton) Loan
Jensen Weir (Morecambe) Loan
Shane Duffy (Fulham) Loan
Marc Cucurella (Chelsea)
Matt Clarke (Middlesbrough)
Kacper Kozlowksi (Vitesse) Loan
Neal Maupay (Everton)


Eddie Beach
Raheem Sterling (Man City)
Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli)
Omari Hutchinson (Arsenal)
Gabriel Slonina (Chicago Fire)
Carney Chukwuemeka (Aston Villa)
Marc Cucurella (Brighton)
Cesare Casadei (Inter)
Wesley Fofana (Leicester)
Denis Zakaria (Juventus) Loan
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Barcelona)

Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid) Free
Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) loan
Andreas Christensen (Released)
Danny Drinkwater (Released)
Charly Musonda (Released)
Jake Clarke-Salter (QPR)
Lucas Bergstrom (Peterborough) Loan
Nathan Baxter (Hull City) Loan
Ethan Wady (Woking) Loan
Ian Maatsen (Burnley) Loan
Tino Anjorin (Huddersfield) Loan
Levi Colwill (Brighton) Loan
Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)
Malang Sarr (Monaco)
Emerson (West Ham)
Ross Barkley (Released)
Callum Hudson-Odoi (Bayer Leverkusen) Loan
Baba Rahman (Reading) Loan
Xavier Mbuyamba (Volendam)
Xavier Simons (Hull City) Loan
Billy Gilmour (Chelsea)

Crystal Palace

Sam Johnston (West Brom) free transfer
Malcolm Ebiowei (Derby)
Cheick Doucoure (Lens)
Cormac Austin, free
Chris Richards (Bayern Munich)
Kofi Balmer (Larne)

Martin Kelly (Released)
Jaroslaw Jach (Released)
Nya Kirby (Released)
Reece Hannam (Bromley) Loan
Christian Benteke (DC United)
Cheikhou Kouyate (Nott’m Forest) Free


James Tarkowski (Burnley) Free
Ruben Vinagre (Sporting) Loan
Dwight McNeil (Burnley)
Conor Coady (Wolves) Loan
Amadou Onana (Lille)
Neal Maupay (Brighton)
Idrissa Gana Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain)
James Garner (Manchester United)

Jonjoe Kenny (Released)
Richarlison (Tottenham Hotspur)
Joao Virginia (Cambuur) Loan
Harry Tyrer (Chester) Loan
Ryan Astley (Accrington) Loan
Jarrad Branthwaite (PSV Eindhoven) Loan
Lewis Dobbin (Derby) Loan
Lewis Gibson (Bristol Rovers) Loan
Dele Alli (Besiktas) Loan
Niels Nkounkou (Cardiff) Loan
Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Trabzonspor) Loan


Joao Palhinha (Sporting Lisbon)
Kristian Sekularac (Juventus)
Andreas Pereira (Man Utd)
Callum McFarlane, free
Manor Solomon (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Kevin Mbabu (Wolfsburg)
Bernd Leno (Arsenal)
Shane Duffy (Brighton) Loan
Issa Diop (West Ham)
Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint-Germain) Loan
Willian (Corinthians)
Daniel James (Leeds) Loan
Carlos Vinicius (Benfica)

Taye Ashby-Hammond (Stevenage) Loan
Fabio Carvalho (Liverpool)
Cyrus Christie (Released)
Fabri (Released)
Michael Hector (Released)
Alfie Mawson (Released)
Jean Michael Seri (Released)
Sonny Hilton (Carlisle) Loan
Steven Sessegnon (Charlton) Loan
Kieron Bowie (Northampton) Loan
Luca Ashby-Hammond (Aldershot) Loan
Michael Olakigbe (Brentford)
Paulo Gazzaniga (Girona) Loan

Leeds United

Brenden Aaronson (RB Salzburg)
Rasmus Kristensen (RB Salzburg)
Marc Roca (Bayern Munich)
Darko Gyabi (Man City)
Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig)
Luis Sinisterra (Feyenoord)
Sonny Perkins (free)
Joel Robles (free)
Wilfried Gnonto (Zurich)

Kalvin Phillips (Man City)
Charlie Cresswell (Millwall) Loan
Tyler Roberts (QPR) Loan
Raphinha (Barcelona)
Jamie Shackleton (Millwall) Loan
Leif Davis (Ipswich)
Helder Costa (Al-Ittihad) Loan
Lewis Bate (Oxford United) Loan
Ian Poveda (Blackpool) Loan
Daniel James (Fulham) Loan

Leicester City

Alex Smithies (Cardiff City)
Wout Faes (Reims)

Eldin Jakupovic (Released)
Vontae Daley-Campbell (Released)
Khanya Leshabela (Crewe Alexandra)
Kasper Schmeichel (Nice)
Hamza Choudhury (Watford) Loan
Wesley Fofana (Chelsea)


Fabio Carvalho (Fulham)
Darwin Nunez (Benfica)
Calvin Ramsay (Aberdeen)
Arthur Melo (Juventus) Loan

Divock Origi (AC Milan) Released
Takumi Minamino (Monaco)
Loris Karius (Released)
Sheyi Ojo (Released)
Ben Woodburn (Released)
Conor Bradley (Bolton) Loan
Jakub Ojrzynski (Radomiak Radom) Loan
Sadio Mane (Bayern Munich)
Billy Koumetio (Austria Vienna) Loan
Takumi Minamino (Monaco)
James Balagizi (Crawley Town) Loan
Marcelo Pitaluga (Macclesfield Town) Loan
Neco Williams (Nottingham Forest)
Rhys Williams (Blackpool) Loan
Ben Davies (Rangers)
Tyler Morton (Blackburn) Loan
Leighton Clarkson (Aberdeen) Loan
Sepp van den Berg (Schalke) Loan
Owen Beck (Bolton) Loan

Manchester City

Erling Haaland (Dortmund)
Stefan Ortega Moreno (Man City) free transfer
Kalvin Phillips (Leeds)
Sergio Gomez (Anderlecht)
Manuel Akanji (Dortmund)

Fernandinho (Released)
Gavin Bazunu (Southampton)
CJ Egan-Riley (Burnley) free transfer
Taylor Harwood-Bellis (Burnley) Loan
Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal)
Darko Gyabi (Leeds)
Tommy Doyle (Sheffield United) Loan
Zack Steffen (Middlesbrough) Loan
Raheem Sterling (Chelsea)
Romeo Lavia (Southampton)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (Arsenal)
Yan Couto (Girona) Loan
James McAtee (Sheffield United) Loan
Arijanet Muric (Burnley)
Liam Delap (Stoke City) Loan
Kayky (Pacos de Ferreira) Loan
Luke Mbete (Huddersfield Town) Loan
Juan Larios (Southampton)
Samuel Edozir (Southampton)
Claudio Gomes (Palermo)

Manchester United

Tyrell Malacia (Feyenoord)
Christian Eriksen, free
Lisandro Martinez (Ajax)
Casemiro (Real Madrid)
Antony (Ajax)
Martin Dubravka (Newcastle) Loan

Edinson Cavani (Released)
Juan Mata (Released)
Paul Pogba (Released)
Jesse Lingard (Released)
Lee Grant (Released)
Nemanja Matic (Roma)
Dean Henderson (Nottingham Forest) Loan
Andreas Pereira (Fulham)
Dylan Levitt (Dundee)
Alvaro Fernandez (Preston North End) Loan
Alex Telles (Sevilla) Loan
Ethan Laird (QPR) Loan
Hannibal (Birmingham) Loan
Amad (Sunderland) Loan
James Garner (Everton)
Tahith Chong (Birmingham City)

Newcastle United

Alex Murphy (Galway United)
Nick Pope (Burnley)
Matt Targett (Aston Villa)
Sven Botman (Lille)
Charlie McArthur (Kilmarnock)
Jude Smith (East Fife)
Alexander Isak (Real Sociedad)

Oisin McEntee (Walsall)
Mo Sangare (Accrington)
Isaac Hayden (Norwich) Loan
Lewis Cass (Port Vale)
Freddie Woodman (Preston)
Dan Langley (Gateshead) Loan
Jeff Hendrick (Reading) Loan
Ciaran Clark (Sheffield United) Loan
Dwight Gayle (Stoke City)
Lucas De Bolle (Hamilton) Loan
Martin Dubravka (Man Utd) Loan
Matty Longstaff (Colchester) Loan
Kell Watts (Peterborough) Loan
Federico Fernandez (Elche)

Nottingham Forest

Ryan Hammond (Millwall)
Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin)
Dean Henderson (Man Utd) Loan
Giulian Biancone (Troyes)
Moussa Niakhate (Mainz)
Omar Richards (Bayern Munich)
Neco Williams (Liverpool)
Wayne Hennessey (Burnley)
Brandon Aguilera (Alajuelense)
Harry Toffolo (Huddersfield Town)
Lewis O’Brien (Huddersfield)
Jesse Lingard, free
Orel Mangala (Stuttgart)
Emmanuel Dennis (Watford)
Cheikhou Kouyate (Free)
Remo Freuler (Atalanta)
Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolves)
Ui-jo Hwang (Bordeaux)
Renan Lodi (Atletico Madrid) Loan
Willy Boly (Wolves)
Loic Bade (Olympiacos)
Josh Bowler (Blackpool)

Carl Jenkinson (Released)
Gaetan Bong (Released)
Mohamed Drager (Luzern) Loan
Jayden Richardson (Aberdeen)
Ethan Horvath (Luton Town) Loan
Brice Samba (Lens)
Fin Back (Carlisle United) Loan
Lewis Grabban, released
Brandon Aguilera (Guanacasteca) Loan
Riley Harbottle (Mansfield) Loan
Richie Laryea (Toronto FC)
Xande Silva (Dijon)
Joe Lolley (Sydney)
Hwang Ui-jo (Olympiacos)
Alex Mighten (Sheff Wed) Loan Details
Josh Bowler (Olympiacos) Loan


Alex Iwumene (Sutton United)
Gavin Bazunu (Man City)
Mateusz Lis (Altay)
Armel Bella-Kotchap (Bochum)
Romeo Lavia (Man City)
Joe Aribo (Rangers)
Sekou Mara (Bordeaux)
AInsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal) Loan
Samuel Edozie (Man City)
Juan Larios (Man City)
Duje Caleta-Car (Marseille)

Harry Lewis (Bradford City)
Fraser Forster (Spurs) Free
Caleb Watts (Morecambe) Loan
Kazeem Olaigbe (Ross County) Loan
Shane Long (released)
Dan Nlundulu (Cheltenham Town) Loan
Will Smallbone (Stoke City) Loan
Nathan Tella (Burnley) Loan
Kayne Ramsay (Harrogate)
Oriol Romeu (Girona)
Will Tizzard (Chippenham) Loan
Jack Stephens (AFC Bournemouth) Loan
Yan Valery (Angers)
Mateusz Liz (Troyes) Loan
Jake Vokins (Woking) Loan

Tottenham Hotspur

Ivan Perisic (Free)
Fraser Forster (Southampton) Free
Yves Bissouma (Brighton)
Richarlison (Everton)
Tyrell Ashcroft (Reading)
Josh Keeley (St. Patrick’s Athletic)
Clement Lenglet (Barcelona) Loan
Djed Spence (Middlesbrough)
Destiny Udogie (Udinese)
Cristian Romero (Atalanta)
Will Lankshear (Sheffield United)

Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic)
Steven Bergwijn (Ajax)
Jack Clarke (Sunderland)
Troy Parrott (Preston North End) Loan
Dane Scarlett (Portsmouth) Loan
Joe Rodon (Rennes) Loan
Kion Etete (Cardiff)
Giovani Lo Celso (Villarreal) Loan
Destiny Udogie (Udinese) Loan
Tanguy Ndombele (Napoli) Loan
Sergio Reguilon (Atletico Madrid) Loan
Harry Winks (Sampdoria) Loan
Marcel Lavinier (Swindon)

West Ham United

Nayef Aguerd (Rennes)
Alphonse Areola (PSG)
Patrick Kelly (Coleraine)
Flynn Downes (Swansea City)
Gianluca Scamacca (Sassuolo)
Maxwel Cornet (Burnley)
Thilo Kehrer (PSG)
Lucas Paqueta (Lyon)

Ryan Fredericks (Released)
David Martin (Released)
Mark Noble (Retired)
Andriy Yarmolenko (Released)
Sonny Perkins (Released)
Arthur Masuaku (Besiktas) Loan
Nikola Vlasic (Torino) Loan
Issa Diop (Fulham)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Nathan Collins (Burnley)
Goncalo Guedes (Valencia)
Matheus Nunes (Sporting Lisbon)
Sasa Kalajdzic (Stuttgart)

Marcal (Released)
John Ruddy (Released)
Romain Saiss (Released)
Ki-Jana Hoever (PSV) Loan
Ryan Giles (Middlesbrough) Loan
Bendeguz Bolla (Grasshoppers) Loan
Louie Moulden (Solihull Moors) Loan
Dion Sanderson (Birmingham City) Loan
Meritan Shabani (Grasshoppers)
Renat Dadashov (Grasshoppers)
Taylor Perry (Cheltenham) Loan
Fabian Silva (Anderlecht) Loan
Conor Coady (Everton) Loan
Morgan Gibbs-White (Nott’m Forest)
Patrick Cutrone (Como)
Luke Cundle (Swansea) Loan
Willy Boly (Nott’m Forest)
Leander Dendoncker (Aston Villa)

Chelsea vs Leicester: No red card blues for 10-man Blues


Conor Gallagher’s first-half red card upped the challenge level for Chelsea, but suspended boss Thomas Tuchel watched from the stands and his 10-man Blues beat struggling Leicester City 2-1 on Saturday at Stamford Bridge.


Gallagher was sent off for a foul almost 60 yards from goal in the 28th minute, his second yellow card in six minutes, and Chelsea looked set to strap in for slog against the wounded Foxes.

But Chelsea outscored Leicester despite going down a man as Raheem Sterling scored a pair of second-half goals and Leicester managed only one Harvey Barnes marker.

Chelsea moves onto seven points, the same as Liverpool and Manchester United, while Leicester has just a single point and sits 19th on the Premier League table.

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What we learned from Chelsea vs Leicester

Sterling Sterling special: Yes, his first goal took a deflection to help beat Danny Ward and his second marker was great service from Reece James, but the ex-Liverpool and Man City star is looking very much like the star of the show for a Chelsea team that was missing N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic and would’ve had every excuse to come away with a point or less following Gallagher’s red card.

Gallagher shows lack of composure: If Gallagher was looking to make Thomas Tuchel believe he should be a regular starter over Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, or any other Chelsea player, the manager would’ve had an improved view when Gallagher took his second yellow in the Leicester half. Gallagher could’ve let anyone else foul the ball carrier in Leicester’s counterattack but instead just lost his sense and sent his team down to 10.

Only glimpses for sad Leicester: Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes combined for a pretty goal to get the score to 2-1 and the Foxes will know they were without Wesley Fofana — who looks set for Chelsea, oddly enough — and the injured James Maddison, but those excuses feel hollow considering the expectations for this Brendan Rodgers project. Not to put this on the manager, but the fact remains that their chances came against 10 men. Just like scoring twice against Arsenal while conceding four, there’s a huge black cloud around any silver lining this season (so far) for the King Power Stadium set.

Tactical focus

This one’s less about tactics as it was the mentality.

 [ VIDEO: Premier League highlights ]

It’s not just that Chelsea overcame the 28th-minute sending-off, it’s that the Blues did not look bothered for an instant once going down a man. Maybe that says something about the perceived Leicester threat, but Chelsea was almost instantly rearranged for a successful 10v11 test.

All that said, it’s a good thing Chelsea’s keeper stood up to be counted on the inevitable chances that arrive when your club has one less player than the other guys!

Stars of the show

Raheem Sterling

Youri Tielemans

Thiago Silva

Reece James

Edouard Mendy

What’s next?

Chelsea plays Southampton at St. Mary’s at 2:45pm ET Tuesday, while Leicester is off until a 3pm ET Thursday visit from Manchester United.

How to watch Chelsea vs Leicester live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 10 am ET, Saturday
Online: Stream via Peacock Premium

Chelsea team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: N’Golo Kante (hamstring), Kalidou Koulibaly (suspension), Marcos Alonso (undisclosed)

Leicester team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Wesley Fofana (personal leave), Ricardo Pereira (achilles), Ryan Bertrand (knee)

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Premier League goals, live! – Video of the goals as they go in


If Premier League goal videos are what you’re after, you’ve come to the right place.

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There are five beautiful games at 10am ET with Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea all playing home games.

[ LIVE: Premier League Goal Rush – All the goals as they go in ]

Below are all the goals from Matchweek 4 as they happen, as we have five mouthwatering

Premier League goals, as they happen! – Video highlights

Brentford 1-1 Everton – Watch live on Peacock Premium
Brighton 1-0 Leeds – USA Network – WATCH LIVE
Chelsea 2-1 Leicester – Watch live on Peacock Premium
Liverpool 9-0 AFC Bournemouth – Watch live on Peacock Premium
Man City 4-2 Crystal Palace – Watch live on Peacock Premium

GOAL! Brentford 1-1 Everton: Vitaly Janelt equalizes and Brentford deserve that.

GOAL! Liverpool 9-0 Bournemouth: Luis Diaz with another. They are one goal away from the PL’s record win.

GOAL! Manchester City 4-2 Crystal Palace: Haaland shows incredible strength and scores a hat trick. What a comeback from City.

GOAL! Liverpool 8-0 Bournemouth. Fabio Carvalho with his first Liverpool goal. 10 minutes to go.

GOAL! Manchester City 3-2 Crystal Palace: Erling Haaland scores his second and City’s third and they’ve come back from 2-0 down to lead 3-2. Wow.

GOAL! Brighton 1-0 Leeds: Pascal Gross puts the Seagulls ahead after they had been knocking at the door all game long.

GOAL! Chelsea 2-1 Leicester City: Game back on? Harvey Barnes gets the Foxes back in the game.

GOAL! Manchester City 2-2 Crystal Palace: Erling Haaland scores his first goal at the Etihad for City and the hosts have fought back from 2-0 down.

GOAL! Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City: Sterling with another for 10-man Chelsea.

GOAL! Liverpool 7-0 Bournemouth: Roberto Firmino with another. Liverpool are 3 goals away from securing a record PL win. There are 28 minutes away.

GOAL! Manchester City 1-2 Crystal Palace: City are back in it. Bernardo Silva’s low shot takes a deflection and goes in. Game on!

GOAL! Chelsea 1-0 Leicester City: 10-man Chelsea lead as Raheem Sterling scores his first Chelsea goal.

GOAL! Liverpool 6-0 Bournemouth: Own goal from Chris Mepham right at the start of the second half.

GOAL! Liverpool 5-0 Bournemouth: Virgil van Dijk heads home. This is getting ugly.

GOALLLSS! Liverpool 3-0 and now 4-0 up against Bournemouth: Alexander-Arnold made it 3-0 and then Firmino made it 4-0. Just 30 minutes on the clock. Wow. Talk about a response from Liverpool.

GOAL! Brentford 0-1 Everton: Anthony Gordon slots home superbly after Coady finds him with a long ball over the top.

GOALLLL! Man City 0-2 Crystal Palace: This is crazy. Joachim Andersen heads home. Palace have had two chances and scored with both. Wow. City are stunned.

GOAL! – Liverpool 2-0 Bournemouth: Harvey Elliott curls home a superb effort to double Liverpool’s lead and that is his first Premier League goal. What a moment.

GOAL! Manchester City 0-1 Crystal Palace: An own goal from John Stones has the Eagles ahead. City’s bogey team strike again.

GOAL! – Liverpool 1-0 Bournemouth: Luis Diaz heads home to send Anfield wild.

League Cup, live! Second round results, third round draw, fixtures


13 Premier League clubs entered the 2022-23 League Cup at the second stage round, and all but one of them are through to the third round.

[ LIVE: Follow League Cup scores, updates ]

In the third round, they’ll find the likes of Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United and West Ham United, all of whom are competing in various European competitions this season and therefore join in the third round.

Unquestionably, Manchester City vs Chelsea will highlight the third round of fixtures with a pair of big-six sides facing off at the Etihad Stadium. Other all-Premier League ties include Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham, Arsenal vs Brighton, Manchester United vs Aston Villa, Wolves vs Leeds, Newcastle vs Crystal Palace and Bournemouth vs Everton.

[ PST: Man United shock Liverpool, USMNT takes Leeds by storm, week 4 preview ]

Only Fulham, who were beaten 2-0 by League Two (fourth division) side Crawley Town on Tuesday, will be missing of the Premier League’s 20 sides.

Below is the League Cup schedule in full, how to follow the action live, plus where and how to watch the midweek action.

League Cup third round draw & fixtures

(Games to be played the week of Nov. 7)

Leicester City vs Newport County
Wolves vs Leeds United
Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham
West Ham United vs Blackburn Rovers
Manchester United vs Aston Villa
Bournemouth vs Everton
Liverpool vs Derby County
Burnley vs Crawley Town
Bristol City vs Lincoln City
Manchester City vs Chelsea
Stevenage vs Charlton Athletic
MK Dons vs Morecambe
Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace
Southampton vs Sheffield Wednesday
Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion
Brentford vs Gillingham

League Cup live scores, schedule, dates, how to watch

Dates: Third round (Week of Nov. 7)
Time: TBA
Online: Live updates via NBCSports.com
How to watch: ESPN+

League Cup second round results

Tuesday, August 23
Walsall 0-1 Charlton Athletic
Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Rochdale
Shrewsbury Town 0-1 Burnley
Barrow 2-2 (1-3 PKs) Lincoln City
Bolton 1-4 Aston Villa
Bradford City 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Cambridge United 0-3 Southampton
Colchester United 0-2 Brentford
Crawley Town 2-0 Fulham
Derby County 1-0 West Brom
Fleetwood Town 0-1 Everton
Gillingham 0-0 (6-5 PKs) Exeter City
Grimsby Town 0-3 Nottingham Forest
Newport County 3-2 Portsmouth
Norwich City 2-2 (3-5 PKs) Bournemouth
Oxford United 0-2 Crystal Palace
Rotherham United 0-1 Morecambe
Stevenage 1-0 Peterborough United
Stockport County 0-0 (1-3 PKs) Leicester City
Watford 0-2 MK Dons
Wolves 2-1 Preston

Wednesday, August 24
Forest Green Rovers 0-3 Brighton & Hove Albion
Wycombe Wanderers 1-3 Bristol City
Leeds United 3-1 Barnsley
Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Newcastle United