Manchester United vs Leicester: What time does it start, what channel is it on and where can I watch it?

A look ahead to the Premier League fixture at Old Trafford where Leicester can win the title

Simon Rice
Friday 29 April 2016 10:17
Leicester celebrate following Leonardo Ulloa's late equaliser against West Ham
Leicester celebrate following Leonardo Ulloa's late equaliser against West Ham

It’s a big game for...

The entire city of Leicester: If you didn't know already, Sunday's game at Old Trafford will see Leicester win the Premier League title should they secure all three points. It's impossible to overstate what an achievement this would be - a team many earmarked for relegation about to ensure they finish top of the division. Doing it at the home of the richest and most successful club in the land just adds to the fairytale.

Best stat…

7: Manchester United have conceded just seven goals at Old Trafford this season - the meanest defence in the league. In fact the home form of Louis van Gaal's side is impressive, with just two defeats in 17 games. 11 sides, including the likes of Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal, have suffered defeat at Old Trafford, while Manchester City and West Ham United could only leave with a point.

David De Gea looks on

Remember when…

Leicester beat Manchester United 5-3. Jamie Vardy (who won't be involved this weekend because of suspension) scored on that September afternoon in 2014 in a game that seemed like a one-off, a freak result. After what we've seen so far this season, such a scoreline again wouldn't seem so strange.

Player to watch…

Leonardo Ulloa: Much was made of Vardy's red card against West Ham and the impact it could have on Leicester's title run-in. However, any fears that the Foxes could retreat into a hole have been dismissed thanks to Ulloa. It was the Argentine's injury-time penalty that secured a draw with the Hammers and then he scored a double in the 4-0 win over Swansea last weekend. If he continues to fire, Leicester could well be celebrating winning the league on Sunday night.

Past three-meetings…

Leicester 1 (Vardy) Manchester United 1 (Schweinsteiger), Premier League, November 2015

Manchester United 3 (Van Persie, Falcao, Morgan og) Leicester 1 (Wasilewski), Premier League, January 2015

Leicester 5 (Ulloa 2, Nugent, Cambiasso, Vardy) Manchester United 3 (Van Persie, Di Maria, Herrera), Premier League September 2014

Leicester fans talk about 'dream' season

Form guide…

Leicester: WWWWDW

Manchester United: WLWWWW

Vital information…

KICK-OFF TIME: Sunday, 2.05pm

TV: Live on Sky Sports 1, highlights on BBC1 at 10.30pm

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