MANCHESTER UNITED survived a late surge by Leicester City to prevail 2-1 here in the opening match of the 2018-2019 Premier League season.
The hosts took the lead in the 3rd minute on Friday as Paul Pogba converted a penalty after Leicester's Daniel Armartey was called for a hand ball, reports Efe.
United doubled their advantage in the 83rd minute courtesy Luke Shaw, who knocked in a Juan Mata cross to score his first goal as a professional.
Leicester appeared finished until striker Jamie Vardy hammered in a rebound from close range in the second minute of stoppage time.
The visitors had one last chance on a corner in the 95th minute, but the header went wide and United, who finished second last season, took all three points.