Graeme Souness reacts to Man Utd’s 1-1 draw with Leicester

Grame Souness runs the rule over Leicester City's performance in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Manchester United

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Graeme Souness heaped praise on Leicester City’s togetherness after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford.

United made the breakthrough inside seven minutes after unmarked Anthony Martial steered the opener through Kasper Schmeichel’s legs to put the hosts 1-0 up.

However, Leicester captain Wes Morgan levelled before half-time with a header to offer the Foxes hope of a victory that would clinch their first-ever Premier League title.

Danny Drinkwater was sent off in the final minutes of normal time before United captain Wayne Rooney came close in the closing minutes of the game.

Former Liverpool captain Souness felt Leicester’s performance at Old Trafford typified their Premier League campaign.

“I think it was a typical Leicester performance. They’ve ended up having 30 per cent of the ball but watching the game it didn’t feel like that,” Souness told Sky Sports. “They’ve come to one of the world’s greatest stadiums and they weren’t intimidated.

“They went a goal behind and showed a lot of character and togetherness.”

Souness added: “That 90 minutes typifies what their season is about. When adversity comes, they deal with it. They get through that barrier and somehow they come up with a way of getting a result.”

MORE: The latest Man Utd news and views

MORE: The latest Man Utd player tweets

Tottenham will make the trip to defending Premier League champions Chelsea on Monday night as Spurs look to close the gap on the Foxes back to five points with two games to play.

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho rules out Man United signing 28-year-old superstar
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Chelsea still want to sign one of two proven Premier League stars – report
The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho: I’m 100 per cent confident Man United star will stay
The Sport Review
Robert Pires sends message to Arsenal fans about new signing