Five things you need to know about Leicester City v Man United

This weekend in the Premier League, first place Leicester City will take on second place Manchester United in a top of the table clash. With only a point separating the two teams, both sides will be heading into the game hoping to come away with all three points.

Disregarding the form of both teams, Leicester will have the slight upper hand given that the game is being played at the King Power Stadium, a venue where United lost a 3-1 lead last season as they fell to a 5-3 defeat to their upcoming opponents.

Apart from all three points being up for grabs, there are a host of other things that are worth keeping an eye on as we begin the countdown to kick-off between the two on-form Premier League sides.

So, here are five things you need to know about Leicester City versus Manchester United on Saturday…

Jamie Vardy is in line to break a Premier League record

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In this match, Jamie Vardy will be looking to set the outright Premier League record of consecutive appearances scored in. He is currently on 10 games in a row, tied with Ruud van Nistelrooy (10 in Aug 2003).

ManUnited have the far better head-to-head record

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Manchester United have won 10 of the last 11 Barclays Premier League matches against Leicester City, but the exception was this fixture last season which the Foxes won 5-3.

Comeback Kings

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The Foxes have recovered more points from losing positions (10) than any other team in the Premier League this season.

Leicester City made history last season

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Leicester became the only team in Premier League history to come from two goals down to beat Manchester United in their 5-3 win at the King Power Stadium last season.

Expect goals

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The Foxes have now scored in 14 successive Premier League matches and are the only side to find the back of the net in all 13 of their PL games this season.

History favours Manchester United

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These two sides met at Filbert Street when Leicester were top of the Premier League back in October 2000, with the Red Devils winning 3-0 on their way to winning the title (the Foxes finished 13th).

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