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Summary

  1. Rashford scores his first goal of season for United
  2. Fellaini doubles advantage with close-range finish
  3. Lukaku penalty saved after Simpson handballs in the box
  4. Man Utd top of table after three straight wins
  5. Get involved using #bbcfootball

Live Reporting

By Shamoon Hafez

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

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    Marouane Fellaini

    They huffed and puffed and eventually blew the Leicester wall down.

    Have a read of Saj Chowdhury's report

    We are back on Sunday for more Premier League action.

    Until then.

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    Leicester City

    Leicester defender Harry Maguire, speaking to BBC Sport: "It was a solid performance in terms of our defensive shape but we were not as good on the ball, it was sloppy.

    "They have waves of attacks and you expect that here at Old Trafford. We came all that way, 60 minutes at 0-0, then at 70 minutes and then we concede from a set play.

    "To come to Old Trafford and allow a set piece to go in is disappointing. To let Rashford have that much time and space is very disappointing for us."

    On his England call-up: "It is only two games into the season so I was delighted to get a call-up so early. Now I have got to keep working hard, get my head down and prove a point when I get there."

  3. 'We tried to attack'

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    Leicester City

    Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare tells BT Sport: "I think we frustrated them for large parts of the game. When you come to Old Trafford in the form they are in, they will have big moments. We had our moments too but could not see the game through.

    "Set pieces are our Achilles heel at the moment. We need to organsie and set better.

    "It was a harsh penalty but a great save form Kasper Schmeichel. To go 1-0 down, it knocked a bit of spirit from us. Disappointed in the overall result, but we were nice and solid for large parts.

    "You have ot be disciplined, you know what the opposition's strengths are. We tried to attack in the second half.

    "Harry Maguire was carrying a knock but was desperate to play, he was solid."

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    Manchester United

    Jose Mourinho on winning their first three matches: "We can look into perspective, last season we won against Leicester at home so that doesn't make a difference but we had too many draws at home last season.

    "The difference is the quality of our football, we're playing better today and if we hadn't won this match I wouldn't have anyone to blame. The team is playing very well and I'm very confident. We are comfortable on the ball and dangerous on the counter attack.

    "But nine points after three matches is nothing different for us because we did that last season."

    On Zlatan Ibrahimovic's re-signing: "He will be back in January. When the market is open and people are spending money we don't. But we get a player who was fundamental for us last season. He comes to give us extra quality in the second half of the season."

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    Manchester United

    More from Manchester United manager Mourinho: "We played very well. The result was open at 0-0 and it was obviously very difficult. The blue wall was very well organised and I always give credit to that, but we kept calm and kept control.

    "After missing the penalty team remained confident and we deserved it. If I had to choose a word to describe my team it would be solid."

    On the impact of his subs: "If I don't have them on the bench I can't make successful changes. The players work hard and those who are not playing and are on the bench, or in the stands, are working hard too and waiting for the chance."

  6. The numbers

    Man Utd 2-0 Leicester

    • Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in their opening three league games of a season for the sixth time in their history and fourth in the Premier League era.
    • However, the Red Devils failed to win the title in any of those five previous campaigns (1927-28, 1991-92, 1997-98, 2005-06, and 2015-16).
    • Manchester United will spend their 14th night at the top of the Premier League table in 2017-18 - the same number as in 2015-16 and 2016-17 combined (14).
  7. 'Players are motivated'

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    Manchester United

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho tells BT Sport: "I think we played very well. The result was open at 0-0. The blue wall was very well organised and I alwyas give credit for that. They defended very well.

    "After the goal I have to say we were very good. If i have to choose a word to describe my team, i would have to say "solid".

    "The players are good and motivated. They are on the bench waiting for a chance."

  8. 'It felt like it was going to be one of those days'

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    Manchester United

    Manchester United scorer Marcus Rashford, speaking to BT Sport: "We created a lot of chances in the first half and it seemed like it was going to be one of those days.

    "But the team stuck to the task and thankfully we got the goal. When the chances are coming then I'm confident of getting the goals."

    Team-mate Paul Pogba on the impact of the Red Devils substitutes: "That's why need them, because they can change the game. We're happy for them.

    "Is that a game that we might not have won last season? Yes, for sure. I was a bit scared but we keep pushing this season."

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    Stick with us. Full reaction to come from Old Trafford.

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    Matt Elliott

    Former Leicester City captain for BBC Radio Leicester

    Once Man United got the first goal, their overall performance picked up and it then never looked like anything other than a Reds victory.

  11. FULL-TIME

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    rashford

    They were made to work hard for it, but United grab the three points and head back to the top of the Premier League.

  12. CLOSE!

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    Great block from Wes Morgan, with Romelu Lukaku closing in on goal and looking to bury into the bed.

  13. GOOD SAVE

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    Leicester almost grab a goal...they SHOULD grab a goal.

    Demarai Gray plays the ball into the six yard box for Islam Slimani, who shoots first time, but David de Gea sticks his leg out to push the ball away.

    The Spaniard preserving a clean sheet.

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    Matt Elliott

    Former Leicester City captain for BBC Radio Leicester

    It's early days but based on this performance and at their previous performances so far this season, yes - Manchester United could win the league.

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    United seeing the match out here. The crowd are heading out to avoid the traffic.

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    Matt Elliott

    Former Leicester City captain for BBC Radio Leicester

    Leicester have, at times, been strong defensively but there has been no finishing touch from them at all.

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    FOUR minutes added on.

  18. YELLOW CARD

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    A tired-looking challenge from Matty James, bringing down Marcus Rashford who was looking to burst clear.

    Two minutes remaining.

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    Can Leicester grab a consolation?

    Not with Phil Jones on form like this.

    The England defender has had an excellent game at the back for the home side and stoops to head clear a dangerous cross from the left.

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    Fellani goal

    Lots of love on Twitter for Operation Marouane.