Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick bemoaned his lack of attacking choices after a 1-1 draw towards Leicester on Saturday badly broken their hopes of securing Champions League soccer for subsequent season.
Kelechi Iheanacho put the guests in entrance within the second half however though Fred equalised simply three minutes later, neither aspect may discover a winner.
Rangnick’s misfiring aspect are three factors behind fourth-placed Arsenal, who’ve two video games in hand, however the German interim supervisor mentioned they’d proceed to combat for the highest 4 despite the fact that it was an uphill activity.
“In the last 15 minutes we tried to score a goal but in this game we did not score the late goal,” he advised Sky Sports. “We don’t have the offensive players and even Jesse Lingard was feeling sick.
“As long as it (top four) is possible mathematically, it is possible. It is our job and duty to do our best to finish on the best possible note.”
United are attempting to find a brand new everlasting supervisor, with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag rising as a transparent favorite, and the staff’s shortcomings have been all too apparent towards Brendan Rodgers’ staff.
– Toothless United –
The dwelling aspect, lacking top-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo by way of sickness, regarded anaemic in assault for many of the first half as they struggled to ascertain any attacking rhythm.
Bruno Fernandes, who signed a brand new deal this week, was put by way of by Fred within the twenty seventh minute however the Portuguese playmaker did not make good contact and Kasper Schmeichel saved along with his outstretched left foot.
Minutes later Leicester had an opportunity to take the lead however Iheanacho failed to manage the ball on the sting of the world and ended up skewing his shot broad.
The sides remained deadlocked at 0-0 on the interval.
United regarded sharper within the early phases of the second half however midfielder Scott McTominay was fortunate to remain on the pitch after a nasty-looking problem on James Maddison.
Marcus Rashford was introduced on by Rangnick to interchange McTominay and add further zip to the house aspect’s assault.
But it was the guests who took the lead within the 63rd minute when a United assault broke down and Maddison attacked down the left.
The England worldwide produced a positive left-footed cross and former Manchester City ahead Iheanacho headed previous David de Gea, who received a hand to the ball however couldn’t hold it out.
Leicester’s lead was short-lived, nonetheless, with United degree simply three minutes later.
The ball broke for Fernandes after the guests did not clear their traces correctly. Schmeichel may solely parry the shot from the Portuguese ahead and Fred lashed into the roof of the online.
Leicester had probabilities to re-take the lead.
Inheancho lifted the ball over the crossbar from a good angle and De Gea then produced an excellent fingertip save to maintain out a goal-bound header from Wesley Fofana.
Leicester continued to look the extra harmful aspect and had the ball within the internet with 10 minutes to go when Maddison completed on the again submit.
But the aim was overturned for a foul by Iheanacho on Raphael Varane.
United piled on the stress late on however couldn’t discover a winner.