Stepping in for Luke Shaw up against last year’s Player of the Season Riyad Mahrez, Blind was expected to have a tough day but he was nothing short of brilliant – so much so that Mahrez was taken off at half-time and you’d have hardly known he was playing in the first 45 minutes.
Blind contributed to three of the goals with his corners but it was his overall shift which impressed the most. For so long Blind has remained one of Man United’s unsung heroes but he’s firmly in the spotlight for all the right reasons after his performance on Saturday.
Here is a compilation of his individual highlights from Leicester City. Enjoy!