Avoiding losing to Leicester City at King Power Stadium on Saturday means Manchester United will expand their unbeaten away record to 30 Premier League games.

But with the stadiums full of fans again, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team is not going its own way.

As was so often the case during this unbeaten run and a common theme during the Norwegian reign, we had to fall behind to come to life.

But playing Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester could be the toughest challenge for a number of reasons….

No Maguire and Varane

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United go into the duel against Jamie Vardy, the joint top scorer in the league (6), without our first choice in the center back.

Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly are high quality backup options, but Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane’s absence and reliability could unsettle the rest of the team.

While Bailly has the pace to keep up with Vardy and he could easily drop a defensive masterclass, he’s also capable of creating a moment of madness.

Rodgers might well opt for a 3-5-2 formation, meaning Lindelof and Bailly will also have to deal with Kelechi Iheanacho, while Youri Tielemans pulls the strings in midfield.

Wounded Foxes put United’s away record at risk

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Following the Newcastle acquisition, Brendan Rodgers will be one of the high profile names associated with the hot seat in St. James’ Park when Steve Bruce is relieved of his duties.

After collecting the parts after the 2016-17 triumph, Rodgers built a quality team in Leicester and after a week of rumors he will be eager to get back to football.

Leicester hasn’t reached the highs of previous years this season and with a big game straight after the international break it could be the perfect matchday to kick off the season.

It’s going to be a great atmosphere at King Power and after the draw in Southampton, defeating Wolves and West Ham, this is arguably the toughest test of our unbeaten run so far.

The Foxes are also sustained by the fact that they beat us on our last trip to King Power which meant a 3-1 defeat in the FA Cup quarter-finals in March.

That loss marked United’s last away loss in any domestic competition.

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