Leicester vs Arsenal: Premier League preview and prediction
rsenal can build further momentum in the title race when they visit Leicester this afternoon.
The Premier League leaders face another away trip, a week after a dramatic win at Aston Villa, as they take on a Foxes who recently humbled Tottenham 4-1 looking to pile even more pressure on title rivals Manchester City, who play Bournemouth on Saturday.
That late showing at Villa Park underlined Arsenal’s credentials as potential champions. After a rather slow run of form of late, the Gunners somehow found a way to win.
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Leicester, meanwhile, appear to have put any lingering relegations behind them and certainly have the quality to hurt the League’s leading teams. While they were defeated at Manchester United last time out, the 3-0 scoreline does not quite tell the whole story.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Leicester vs Arsenal is scheduled for a 3pm GMT kick-off today, Saturday February 25, 2023.
The King Power Stadium in Leicester will host.
Where to watch Leicester vs Arsenal
TV channel and live stream: The game will not be broadcast in the UK as it takes place behind the 3pm blackout imposed across English football.
LIVE coverage: Follow all of the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
Leicester vs Arsenal team news
Youri Tielemans and Boubakary Soumare returned from injury issues against United and could be handed starts on Saturday in place of Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and Nampalays Mendy. Elsewhere, Jonny Evans is the only major absentee for Brendan Rodgers’ side.
For Arsenal, Bukayo Saka will be fit to start despite a scare picked up against Villa. Jorginho will likely start alongside Granit Xhaka due to Thomas Partey’s injury, although the influential midfielder is in contention to make the matchday squad.
Leicester vs Arsenal prediction
Leicester certainly do have the quality to hurt Arsenal on the counter, although the manner of their win at Villa has made Arteta’s side title favourites once again.
Arsenal to win 2-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Leicester wins: 33
Arsenal wins: 71
Leicester vs Arsenal latest odds
Leicester to win: 7/10
Arsenal to win: 15/4
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.