MANCHESTER UNITED legend Paul Scholes hopes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s determination to begin Victor Lindelof at right-back towards Leicester was a one-off.
Lindelof deputised for the injured Aaron Wan-Bissaka within the Boxing Day conflict whereas Eric Bailly crammed in at centre-back as United had been pressured to settle for a point on the King Energy Stadium.
Scholes was lower than impressed with Victor Lindelof’s show at right-back
The Pink Devils took the lead twice within the match however had been pegged again on each events, with Bruno Fernandes considering he had scored the winner 11 minutes from time just for a late Axel Tuanzebe personal objective to make it 2-2.
Reflecting on the match, Scholes advised BT Sport: “I assumed each groups may have received the sport however United had the higher possibilities.
“Just a few troublesome moments for United. I believe Lindelof at right-back… I don’t suppose we’ll see it once more. I hope we don’t see it once more!
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“There must be a greater possibility than that.
“I assumed Tuanzebe was wonderful when he got here on, as a result of Harvey Barnes was an actual risk down that left aspect.”
Tuanzebe began at right-back towards Everton within the Carabao Cup in midweek – with the busy festive schedule maybe explaining why he was solely a substitute on Saturday.
An injury to Lindelof within the 66th minute meant the United academy graduate was referred to as into motion.
Lindelof has reportedly been enjoying by way of the ache barrier this season as he continues to wrestle with persistent again bother, however was unable to proceed towards Leicester.
Regardless of a powerful displaying at right-back, it was Tuanzebe who deflected Jamie Vardy’s shot into his personal web at hand Brendan Rodgers’ aspect their Eighty fifth-minute equaliser.
Scholes might be hoping the Pink Devils can have first-choice right-back Wan-Bissaka again in time for the go to of Wolves on Tuesday.
The ex-Crystal Palace man was dominated out of United’s journey to the Foxes with a knock.