John Stones and Erling Haaland scored the goals that beat Leicester City but they had to endure a nervous end at the Etihad Stadium.
Fred scored on his 100th appearance in the Premier League for Manchester United to cancel out Kelechi Iheanacho’s opener for Leicester City.
Manchester City moved six points clear at the top following the highest scoring Boxing Day game in the Premier League era.
New £100m signing Jack Grealish failed to win silverware on his Manchester City debut as Leicester City lifted the 99th FA Community Shield at Wembley.
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored either side of Youri Tielemens to dump Manchester United out of the FA Cup.