Anthony Martial and Wes Morgan score in crazy first half at Old Trafford

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Leicester City are waiting to be crowned champions today at Old Trafford. Not that Anthony Martial was having any of it.

The Foxes are, of course, seven points clear at the top of the table following Tottenham's disappointing 1-1 draw against West Brom on Monday, meaning that three points today would guarantee them their first ever league title.

With that in mind, it's somewhat understandable that Claudio Ranieri's side started slowly - and the Red Devils were in no mood to let them off the hook.

After a frenetic opening five minutes, Antonio Valencia broke to tee up Martial, who calmly slotted home from inside the box to lift the roof off the Theatre of Dreams.

However, Leicester aren't in the position they are by rolling over easily, and despite Manchester United being on top they fought back to level up the scoreline just 11 minutes later.

The Foxes won a freekick just outside the box and Danny Drinkwater floated the ball into the box for none other than Wes Morgan to head home. You can check out both goals below.

The action didn't stop there and Kasper Schmeichel was forced to pull off brilliant saves to deny both Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard.

Manchester United, of course, have plenty riding on this game and need three points to keep up the pressure in the top four race.

A win today would move them within striking distance of Manchester City, while Arsenal's win over Norwich yesterday has nudged the Gunners' ahead in the race for Champions League qualification for now.

Will there ever be a repeat of Leicester's fairytale season in the Premier League again?

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