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Leicester City vs Man United: how to watch on TV, stream online in US/UK and around the world

All the information you need on how to watch Leicester City’s Premier League clash with Manchester United at the King Power on Thursday 1 September.

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Leicester vs Manchester United, Premier League 01/09/2022
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Is there a genuine Manchester United revival on the cards? Following consecutive wins over Liverpool and Southampton, the Old Trafford side seem to have amended their early season lethargy that saw new manager Erik ten Hag’s side languish at the foot of the table after two rounds of the new season amid growing unrest among the United faithful.

If United’s start to the new 2022-23 Premier League has been lackluster, spare a thought for Leicester fans as their side prop up the table with just one point from a possible 12.

All the ingredients are in place for a enthralling 2022/23 Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium where the action will kick off at 3 p.m. EDT/ 12 noon PDT on Thursday, 1 September 2022 for viewers in the United States, or 8 p.m. local time (BST) in the UK. Find out what time the game kick off wherever you are in the world here.

The King Power Stadium
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The King Power Stadium Marc AtkinsGetty

Where can I watch Leicester vs Man United in the US and the UK?

In the US and UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting the Leicester vs United game:

US: In the United States, you will be able to watch the game live on: UNIVERSO NOW, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, SiriusXM FC, USA Network and UNIVERSO.

UK: BT Sport 1, BT Sport Ultimate, BTSport.com, BT Sport App.

Find out who is showing Leicester vs United elsewhere in the world here:

Text coverage of Leicester vs Man United, no matter where you are in the world

You can follow all the action of the Leicester vs United game live here on AS USA, with our minute-by-minute coverage. We’ll be building up to kick-off from an hour before with team news and analysis, so no matter where you are, so long as your phone’s connected you can find out exactly how things are going.

 Leicester City's manager Brendan Rodgers
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Leicester City's manager Brendan RodgersAndrew Kearns - CameraSportGetty

Leicester vs Man United - is the Red Devils revival for real?

What Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers would give for a repeat of the last time both sides faced off at the King Power Stadium where the Foxes ran out 4-2 winners. The 49-year-old will be aware that a defeat against United on Thursday would sharpen his detractors daggers with his Leicester side yet to find their groove in the new season.

The ‘Foxes’ manager’s cause won’t be helped by the departure of Wesley Fofana to Chelsea with the 21-year-old moving to London for an ‘undisclosed sum’ amid a hint of bad blood from defender suggesting that all may not be well in the Leicester dressing room.

James Maddison is a doubt with a hamstring problem but Brendan Rodgers is hopeful the in-form midfielder will start. Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand are ruled out but there are no fresh injury concerns for the home side.

Erik ten Hag cut a happier figure speaking in the pre-match press conference and with the transfer window closing at the end of Thursday. New recruit Antony won’t be ready for the game on Thursday but it looks like Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo will in fact be staying at Old Trafford.

Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United
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Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United Steve BardensGetty

When asked whether Ronaldo would remain with United ahead of their trip to Leicester City earlier on Thursday, manager Ten Hag replied: “It is clear. We need quality players and you need more to cover all the games to keep the consistency going. That’s what we strive for.

“We still need to strengthen the offensive department because we have many games to cover.”

Prediction: Leicester 1-Man United 3

Who is refereeing Leicester vs Man United?

Craig Pawson has been selected to officiate the Thursday night clash at the King Power Stadium. The 43-year-old will be assisted by: Marc Perry, Scott Ledger with Simon Hooper the fourth official for the game.

Leicester v Man United: Last five Premier League meetings

April 2022: Man United 1-1 Leicester

October 2021: Leicester 4-2 Man United

May 2021: Man United 1-2 Leicester

December 2020: Leicester 2-2 Man United

July 2020: Leicester 0-2 Man United