Arsenal vs. Leicester City: Premier League – Match Preview

Arsenal will look to continue their good run of form when they host Champions League chasing Leicester City.

Arsenal recorded a third consecutive league win in impressive fashion, winning 2-0 at Wolves.

Goals from Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette kept alive their slim top four hopes.

Leicester City remain third having recorded a first win since lockdown, easing past Crystal Palace 3-0.

Jamie Vardy scored twice, the first of which was his 100th Premier League goal.

Premier League form: Arsenal W3 D0 L2; Leicester City W2 D2 L1
Premier League top scorers
Arsenal – Pierre Emerick Aubameyang 19 goals
Leicester City – Jamie Vardy 21 goals

Match history
Arsenal have won the last nine home meetings against Leicester City, including a 3-1 victory last term.

The meeting earlier in the season saw Leicester City ease to a 2-0 victory back in November.

Last five Premier League meetings
Leicester City 2 Arsenal 0 – 09/11/19
Leicester City 3 Arsenal 0 – 28/04/19
Arsenal 3 Leicester City 1 – 22/10/18
Leicester City 3 Arsenal 1 – 09/05/18
Arsenal 4 Leicester City 3 – 11/08/17

Both teams to score – 4/6 with 888 Sport

Team news
Nicolas Pepe may not return here after his wife gave birth on the weekend.

David Luiz has looked better in a back three and Arsenal are set to continue with this formation here.

Ben Chilwell is a doubt for the trip to the Emirates, meaning Christian Fuchs is likely to deputise.

Ayoze Perez and James Maddison will also be assessed ahead of the trip, but neither are expected to start.

Expected starting XI’s
Arsenal (3-4-3): Martinez; Luiz, Mustafi, Kolasinac; Bellerin, Xhaka, Ceballos, Tierney; Saka, Lacazette, Aubameyang
Leicester City (3-4-3): Schmeichel; Bennett, Evans, Soyuncu; Justin, Ndidi, Tielemans, Fuchs; Barnes, Vardy, Iheanacho

Predictions

Result: Draw (5/2 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 1-1 (6/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (11/10 with 888 Sport)

Odds correct at time of article (07/07, 16:00), they are subject to change

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