Leicester vs Arsenal LIVE: Gunners aim to stay top of Premier League

Premier League leaders Arsenal face Leicester Metropolis this weekend in hopes of remaining on the top of the desk. 

The Gunners’ thrilling 4-2 win in opposition to Aston Villa final outing was essential for his or her title hopes which had been then boosted additional by Manchester Metropolis drawing to Nottingham Forest. 



Arsenal received in dramatic trend at Villa Park final weekend

Mikel Arteta’s males now sit two factors clear in top spot with a sport in hand on their rivals however the Foxes can be out to try to forestall them from shifting additional clear. 

The East Midlands outfit have improved in latest weeks after a torrid season, comfortably beating Tottenham 4-1 of their final dwelling outing. 

Nevertheless, a heavy defeat to Manchester United at Previous Trafford final weekend might have dampened Brendan Rodgers’ sides’ spirits once more. 

Leicester vs Arsenal: How to watch

This Premier League conflict will happen on Saturday, February 25. 

Kick-off on the King Energy Stadium is scheduled for 3pm. 

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Unfortunately, this fixture will not be shown on TV in the UK due to the 3pm blackout. 

However, talkSPORT will have you covered with Gameday Live. 

Adrian Durham will present the show while providing updates from all the grounds in the Premier League and EFL. 

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Leicester were beaten by Man United despite making a good start to the game


Leicester had been crushed by Man United regardless of making begin to the sport

Leicester vs Arsenal: Staff information 

Youri Tielemans and Boubakary Soumare returned from their accidents off the bench final weekend and will begin on Saturday. 

Ricardo Pereira can be again match and competing with Timothy Castagne for the right-back place. 

Though, the Foxes will nonetheless be with out captain Jonny Evans, James Justin and Ryan Bertrand. 

Arsenal could possibly be boosted by the return of midfielder Thomas Partey after he missed the final two video games by means of a thigh damage. 

Nevertheless, the Gunners might not need to threat his knock reoccurring, wherein case, Jorginho would proceed within the beginning line-up. 

Gabriel Jesus stays out for this match however along with his restoration enhancing, he’s seemingly to return to motion subsequent month.

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Partey may make his return to action this weekend


Partey might make his return to motion this weekend

Leicester vs Arsenal: What has been mentioned? 

talkSPORT’s Dean Ashton believes that Arsenal’s win in opposition to Aston Villa final outing was ‘monumental’ for his or her title possibilities. 

He mentioned on commentary: “I don’t suppose you possibly can measure how essential that was for this Arsenal squad. I feel it’s monumental for them.

“What actually impressed me was the persistence they confirmed in that second-half, they had been by far the higher crew, so dominant and so they missed some gilt-edged possibilities to win the sport.

“It could have been really easy for them to shrug their shoulders and quit, however they didn’t, they had been relentless with their stress and finally they received that bit of luck they wanted.

“You’ll be able to inform how a lot it meant to the group of gamers, I’m certain they’ll be bouncing within the dressing room.

“Arsenal will take a lot confidence from this sport going ahead.”

Arsenal regained top spot in the Premier League with the huge win


Arsenal regained top spot within the Premier League with the massive win

Leicester vs Arsenal: Match information 

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka has been concerned in additional photographs following a ball carry than another participant within the Premier League this season (38 – 18 photographs, 20 possibilities created). Saka has additionally tried (96) and accomplished (46) extra dribbles than another participant this time period.Bukayo Saka has been concerned in 49 Premier League targets for Arsenal (26 targets, 23 assists). Ought to he rating or help on this sport, he would turn out to be the youngest participant (21y 173d on the day of this sport) to attain 50 Premier League objective involvements since Cesc Fabregas in April 2008 (20y 337d) and the sixth youngest general.Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has scored extra Premier League targets in opposition to Arsenal than he has in opposition to another opponent (11). Nevertheless, he’s scored simply as soon as in 23 Premier League appearances this season, and has failed to discover the web in his final three in opposition to the Gunners.Solely Newcastle (6) have conceded fewer first half targets than Arsenal (8) within the Premier League this season. Nevertheless, the Gunners have conceded thrice earlier than half-time throughout their final two video games, greater than they’d of their earlier 12 mixed (2).Leicester have misplaced extra Premier League video games from successful positions than another aspect this season (5). In the meantime, no aspect have received extra video games from behind to this point this time period than Arsenal (4).Arsenal have received 9 of their 12 Premier League away video games this season (D1 L2), as many as they did of their 19 on the highway final time period. They’ve solely reached double figures for away wins in a single of the final eight campaigns (10 in 2020-21).Leicester have received simply three of their 11 dwelling league video games this season (D3 L5), although did beat Tottenham 4-1 of their final match on the King Energy Stadium.Leicester are winless in 18 Premier League video games in opposition to groups beginning the day top of the desk (D2 L16) since a 1-0 win at Manchester United in January 1998. That is simply their second such sport in opposition to Arsenal, with the opposite being a 2-1 Gunners victory within the last sport of their unbeaten 2003-04 marketing campaign.Arsenal are wanting to win three consecutive away league video games in opposition to Leicester for simply the second time, beforehand doing so between December 1913 and September 1925.Leicester have misplaced their final 4 Premier League video games in opposition to Arsenal, final shedding 5 in a row in opposition to them within the league between September 1930 and October 1932.

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