Both of Leicester City’s youth set-ups faced the Gunners, with the Under-18s hosting them at Belvoir Drive on Saturday, while the Under-23s headed to Emirates Stadium two hours later.
While Brendan Rodgers’ men headed to Old Trafford, a day later, Jonathan Morgan’s Leicester City Women side contested a FA Women's Championship fixture at Farley Way Stadium.
Manchester United 1 Leicester City 0
Extended highlights from Leicester City's 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford. Commentators: John Dunn and Gerry Taggart
Leicester City suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday, as Marcus Rashford’s early penalty settled the fixture at Old Trafford.
Having recorded back-to-back wins over Sheffield United and AFC Bournemouth before the international break, City were unfortunate to return to Leicester without at least a point.
But Brendan Rodgers’ men were beaten by Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s outfit for the first time in the 2019/20 Premier League campaign.
First team league standing: 5th
Next up: Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Top scorer: Jamie Vardy (three goals)
Arsenal U23s 2 Leicester City U23s 1
Watch extended highlights from the Premier League 2 Division 1 clash between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium.
On the same day, meanwhile, the Club’s Development Squad were edged 2-1 by Arsenal at Emirates Stadium in Premier League 2.
Ali Reghba deservedly put the Under-23s ahead 10 minutes before the interval, but a strong Gunners side triumphed after two quick-fire goals from Tyreece John-Jules just after the restart.
Prior to the fixture, they had recorded their first triumph of the season, as they beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 in Telford.
Strikes from Zimbabwe international Admiral Muskwe and forward George Hirst sealed all three points at the New Bucks Head on Friday 30 August.
Development Squad league standing: 8th
Next up: Liverpool (H)
Top scorer: Ali Reghba (two goals)
Leicester City's Under-18s
The Club's Academy stars recorded a 1-0 win over Arsenal thanks to Sidnei Tavares' strike.
The Club’s Under-18s sealed their first win of the 2019/20 U18 Premier League South season with a brilliant 1-0 success over Arsenal at Belvoir Drive on Saturday afternoon.
Following successive 1-1 draws with Norwich City and Reading early in the campaign, the young Foxes were beaten by Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham over recent weeks.
However, the visit of the Gunners to Belvoir Drive saw captain Sidnei Tavares fire in a winner just after the hour mark in Leicester.
The Portugal youth international, 17, signed a first professional contract with Leicester City in March 2019, and scored three times for the Under-18s in 2018/19.
Under-18s league standing: 8th
Next up: Swansea City (A)
Top scorer: Sidnei Tavares (two goals)
Leicester City Women
A first point of the 2019/20 FA Women's Championship season arrived for Leicester City Women following a 3-3 draw with London Bees on Sunday.
Jonathan Morgan's Foxes side raced into a two-goal lead over the Bees thanks to efforts from Leigh Dugmore and new signing Lucy Johnson.
However, a double from Lauren Pickett and Nikita Whinnett’s equaliser made it 3-2 to the visiting side with six minutes to play.
But Leicester City Women salvaged a draw from the clash as Nat Johnson headed home to secure City's first point of 2019/20.
Leicester City Womens league standing: 10th
Next up: Crystal Palace Women (H)
Top scorer: Dugmore, L. Johnson, N. Johnson, Paul, Smith, Jhamat (one goal)
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