Arsenal legend defends Gunners' Leicester draw after Manchester United collapse

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Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says that the Gunners' 1-1 draw at Leicester 'doesn't look so bad now' after Manchester United lost 5-3 to the Foxes.

Manchester United had quite the Sunday after a remarkable game away at Leicester City. The Red Devils were full of confidence after beating QPR 4-0 last weekend, and it showed early on as Robin van Persie and Angel Di Maria found the back of the net in style.

However, the Foxes showed their resolve throughout the game as Leonardo Ulloa scored yet another goal with an outstanding header, only for Ander Herrera to restore United's two-goal cushion with a flick from Di Maria's shot.

From then on, the game was a nightmare for Louis van Gaal's side. David Nugent gave Nigel Pearson's side hope from the penalty spot after Rafael was controversially adjudged to have fouled Jamie Vardy, and then new signing Esteban Cambiasso quickly levelled the game up with a drive from the edge of the box.

Vardy then put Leicester ahead having been played through on goal, and Ulloa put the gloss on a sensational comeback by converting another penalty late into the game.

United came crashing back down to earth today, but once again Leicester showed that they have what it takes to stay up in the Premier League with another fine result. The Foxes drew with Everton and Arsenal at home, lost narrowly to Chelsea away and won at Stoke in a difficult run of fixtures for any promoted side.

The result against Arsenal was another exhibit of Ulloa's outstanding aerial ability, and the Gunners were mocked for having only taken a point from a team tipped to struggle this season - but now, Arsenal legend Ian Wright has taken to Twitter to suggest that their draw at the King Power Stadium doesn't look quite so bad after United's stunning implosion.

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