Shaw gets first career goal as Manchester United beat Leicester
Aug 11 2018 by Dustin Murphy
Sanchez' country - Chile to those who are not aware - did not qualify for the recent World Cup in Russian Federation, meaning that Sanchez had the summer off for the first time in a hell of a long time. He is an example of the type of players we need to sign in order to win trophies and compete at the highest level.
Man Utd 1-0 Leicester:United head in to opening game with a patched-up squad so it isn't the best way to begin the new season but they are still able to field a solid side that's more than capable of winning tonight.
The biggest news is World Cup victor Paul Pogba being named as captain; whether this is a permanent decision remains to be seen. We thought [he could play a] maximum 60 minutes, but he managed 80.
Mourinho lent heavily on those that served him well during a disrupted pre-season at Old Trafford, but such options are no slouches and it showed after 77 seconds when Shaw fed Alexis Sanchez to get away a shot handled by Daniel Amartey.
United never got into full flow in attack but when they did threaten, it was down Leicester's right.
"But I told the players we had very good periods, we had lots of glimpses of the football we wanted to play".
If Leicester's right-side was ineffective in attack and their undoing in defence, their left side was the polar opposite.
Ogden writes: "Not for the first time in his managerial career, the story has become about Mourinho rather than the club where he's now in charge; it is rarely a signpost toward a positive and successful future when that happens". "I didn't have any preseason games, I came back on Monday so it was very hard for the legs".
However, the Chilean winger looked like a shadow of what we know he can be.
Courtois' replacement at Stamford Bridge is Kepa Arrizabalaga, who became the most expensive goalkeeper in history when Chelsea paid his €80m release clause at Athletic Bilbao, but reports United are ready to make Leicester City'sHarry Maguire the world's costliest defender now seem unlikely to come to fruition.
But seven minutes from the end full-back Shaw scored his first goal in professional football, firing home after an exchange with Juan Mata.
Schmeichel did his opposite number one better at the other end, somehow keeping out a Lukaku shot from close range after the Belgium worldwide found himself all alone in front of the Leicester goal.
United's top brass want to follow City by "developing young talents instead of going for big-money older stars" that Mourinho prefers.
Liverpool has splashed the cash on Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri in an effort to dethrone Manchester City for the English Premier League title this season.