Man United confirm the trend: chances created don't matter
- The Reds created less than Leicester City on Friday yet won 2-1
Jamie Vardy's last-minute goal was only enough to give visitors some consolation from their visit to the Old Trafford because the occasion couldn't have been spoiled for the home fans.
One notable thing happened in the clash as what was a regular occurrence last season carried over into the new campaign. Man United registered an inferior xG [expected goals] stat but still won.
Truth be told, Leicester only have this massive lead thanks to the penalty but even without it the graph shows the visitors had more & bigger opportunities throughout the game: