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EPL's football season, Leicester will face its first hurdle, FA Cup champions Manchester United.The match comes with its own set of intriguing sub-plots.
The English Premier League season is almost upon us and the league's top teams will all be trying to dethrone champions Leicester City. On Sunday, in the Community Shield, the traditional curtain raiser to the EPL's football season, Leicester will face its first hurdle, FA Cup champions Manchester United.
The match comes with its own set of intriguing sub-plots. Jose Mourinho locks horns with old adversary Claudio Ranieri at Wembley Stadium.
Mourinho, who has succeeded Louis van Gaal at United, twice pipped Ranieri to the Serie A title during their time in Italy, where he goaded the Italian about his age, lack of success and poor command of English.
But Ranieri took revenge last season, overseeing a 2-1 win over Mourinho's Chelsea in December that proved to be the Portuguese's last game in the job and finishing the campaign with the league trophy in his hands.
Mendy has been charged with attacks on three different women, including one under 18, at his home in Prestbury, Cheshire, between October 2020 and August this year.
All eyes are once again on Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United aim make amends for a shock Champions League defeat to Young Boys when the Premier League leaders head to West Ham on Sunday.
Bayer Leverkusen were also winners in Group G as the Germans came from behind to beat Ferencvaros 2-1 thanks to a second-half winner from 18-year-old star Florian Wirtz.