EPL: Iheanacho wins six-goal thriller against Manchester United

Kelechi Iheanacho was on the winning side in the six-goal thriller played out between Leicester City and Manchester United in the Premier League tie at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Iheanacho provided the assist for Leicester City’s first goal in what turned to be a six-goal thriller in which the Foxes prevailed 4-2.

With his latest effort, the 25-year old has now been directly involved in 23 goals in his last 26 games for Leicester in all competitions, scoring 17 and making six assists.

It was Mason Greenwood who opened the scoring with a stunning strike in the 19th minute for United.

However, Leicester levelled through Youri Tielemans following an error from the returning Harry Maguire.

Iheanacho snatched the ball from Maguire and releases Tielimans to beat De Gea with a fantastic strike

Caglar Soyuncu prodded home to put the hosts ahead with 12 minutes to go.

How the game headed for a dramatic finish as, Marcus Rashford marked his first appearance of the season with an equaliser before Leicester restored their lead from kick-off, Jamie Vardy blasting home from Ayoze Perez’s cut-back.

Patson Daka added a fourth in injury time as United lost for the fourth time in seven matches.

Elsewhere, Manchester City laboured to a 2-0 win over Burnley at the Etihad Stadium while Wolverhampton continued their resurgence with a massive 3-2 win over Aston Villa at the Villa Park.

Southampton pip Norwich City by a lone goal at St. Marys as the Canneries remain without a win this season.

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