Manchester City vs Leicester City Totalsportek is one of the biggest matches of the new season. Last year, Jamie Vardy had a very good first part of the season before leaving the light to Kelechi Iheanacho. The Nigerian striker hopes to confirm but rookie Daka has come to strengthen the competition. Former Stéphanois Wes Fofana impressed all observers last year and he forms a very solid link with Soyüncu. Belgium international Youri Tielemans is still there as is playmaker James Maddison who had a complicated last season.
- Competition: Community Sheild 2021
- Fixture: Manchester City vs Leicester City Totalsportek
- Live: TotalSportek
- Date: 8/7/2021
- Time: 21:00 PST
Manchester City vs Leicester City Totalsportek (2-1)
Leicester has not lost a major player during the offseason. On loan from Roma, Turkish winger Cengiz Under (now at OM) has never won here and has not been retained just like veterans Fuchs (35) and Morgan (37). In the opposite direction, the team was reinforced with the expensive recruitments of the promising Soumaré (middle of Lille) and Daka (striker of Salzburg) and the free arrival of any contract of the left side Ryan Bertrand (31 years old). Manchester City vs Leicester City Totalsportek is one of the biggest matches of the new season.
Few moves are to report on the side of Manchester City. For the moment, only promising defender Eric Garcia and striker Kun Aguero represent significant departures. At the end of the contract, they both signed up for Barcelona. Interested in the captain of the England team, Harry Kane, the Citizens have not recruited anyone so far, except a replacement goalkeeper Scott Carson (35).
Manchester City dominated on the national stage last year while Leicester broke down late in the season and let the Big 4 slip away in the league. Pep Guardiola trusts the elements that have come close to a historic double last year (PL and C1). Phil Foden was the revelation of the previous year and is expected to play an important role again this season.
Manchester City has won in their last 2 Community Shield appearances (2018 and 2019). After his very good World Cup, Raheem Sterling hopes to regain an important place with City. Manchester City advantage on paper. Manchester City vs Leicester City Totalsportek is one of the biggest matches of the new season.
The Community Shield starts early and the 2 teams could be deprived of certain elements that have played a lot during the World Cup, Manchester City in particular
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