Midfield maestro: Leicester star's vital role in 5-3 win

Leicester City star Esteban Cambiasso impressed against Manchester United on Sunday.

Cambiasso By The Numbers against United

Leicester City midfielder Esteban Cambiasso played a vital role in his side’s shock 5-3 victory over Manchester United on Sunday.

The 34-year-old Argentine scored a 64th-minute equaliser for the Foxes, after United had gone 3-1 ahead shortly before the hour mark.

Cambiasso’s goal was the launch pad for Leicester to ultimately secure a famous win – not bad for a defensive midfielder who has already equalled the amount of goals he scored for Real Madrid…in 65 fewer matches.

Cambiasso netted from his only goal-scoring attempt on Sunday, while he also played one key pass and had a passing accuracy of 74%.

He made three interceptions and won one tackle before being replaced in the 74th minute, and there is no doubt his experience proved invaluable as Nigel Pearson’s side halted the flow of United’s attacks and went on the offensive in devastating fashion, tearing a poor defence to shreds to net four goals in little more than 20 minutes.

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