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Arsenal Vs Leicester City : Match Preview, Team News And Prediction

Arsenal Vs Leicester City : Match Preview, Team News And Prediction
9/8/2017

The Gunners will start their Premier League Campaign against the 2015/16 season Champions Leicester City at the Emirates on the  Friday, 11th of August.

Both sides have made considerable changes to their squad and will be waiting to unleash on the other according to their demand this coming season. Leicester will want to revenge their anger of being dethroned as Premier League champions while Arsenal will love to make a point after finishing fifth last season and the eye for the title will be a befitting consolation to the pain.


The 2016/2017 season started out with loses for both teams and this time both teams will love to start the season with a win, with Craig Shakespeare having the biggest of task at hand as his side are winless against the Gunners in the League since 1994.

Team News

Aresnal
Alexis Sanchez will have to wait for another week as he is reported to have obtained an abdominal strain in training which will definitely leave summer €52 Million signing Alexandre Lacazette leading the line ones again as against Chelsea.

Laurent Koscielny is suspended while fitness concerns keeps Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey a doubt but Per Mertesacker will be fine after beeping forced off the Chelsea Community Shield clash with a cut on the face.

Kolasinac was one of the best in his first competitive debut, scoring the Gunners equalizer and will definitely be given a nod to strengthen the defense.

Potential Arsenal XI
Cech; Holding, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Bellerin; Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil; Welbeck, Iwobi, Lacazette.

Leicester City Team News

Leicester has strengthened their Squad with arrivals of Kelechi Iheanacho and £17 million signing Harry Maguire to partner captain Wes Morgan in the defense but there still remains some issues Craig will have to worry about.

Robert Huth out with an ankle injury and Drinkwater is out with a Thigh Injury while Islam Slimani will have to race to fitness, due to the nasty gash he had in his preseason Friendly.

Leicester City Predicted Line Up
Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs; Albrighton, James, Ndidi, Gray; Vardy, Iheanacho.

Match Prediction

The Gunners head into the game as favorites with Arsenal given 4/9 to win, Leicester City to win: 27/5 while a Draw: 18/5 by 888 sport
The Gunners will certainly make three points from the clash

Arsenal 2-1 Leicester city
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