Struggling Leicester will host Arsenal on Saturday at lunchtime

The forthcoming EPL match between Leicester City and Arsenal on Saturday, February 25, presents a difficult test. This season has been tough for Rodgers’ team. With 24 points from 23 games, the Foxes are now sitting in the 14th spot on the points chart. In their most recent match, Leicester lost 0-3 on the road to Manchester United.

When Arsenal plays the Foxes at King Power Stadium in the forthcoming game, it will try to maintain its lead over the standings with a victory on the road. Arsenal are once again in the lead in the title race after Manchester City’s stalemate with Nottingham Forest. Arsenal now sits atop the standings after accruing 54 points through 23 games. After two dismal losses, Arteta’s young team rebounded with a 4-2 victory away to Aston Villa in their most recent match.


Saturday, 25-02-2023; 3 p.m. GMT, 8:30 p.m. IST

Leicester City form (all competition): L-W-W-D-L

Arsenal form (all competition): W-L-D-L-W

Players to watch

Leicester City: James Maddison

This season, James Maddison has scored the most goals for Leicester City. He has nine goals thus far with 0.9 shots on goal per game on average. Madddison has contributed in five goals for Leicester from an xG of 3.91.

Arsenal: Bukayo Saka

This campaign, Bukayo Saka has displayed an amazing touch. He has so far scored nine goals while averaging 0.9 shots on goal per game. Saka’s xG is at 7.65 at the moment. In addition, he contributed to eight goals, while he gave his team five excellent chances.

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Match facts

  • Each game saw Leicester City score 0.80 goals. They had a clean sheet at the end of one game.
  • The Foxes were unable to finish any of the games with a spotless record.
  • In its last five away games, Arsenal have won four and lost one. They scored 12 goals while giving up 5.

Head-to-head stats

Matches: 143

Leicester City: 33

Draws: 45

Arsenal: 71

Injuries and team news

James Justin is unavailable due to a calf injury. Ryan Bertrand is sidelined due to a knee injury. Jonny Evans is uncertain with a thigh injury.

Gabriel is out with a knee injury. Thomas Partey’s status with a lower back injury seems doubtful, while Elneny is out as a result of a knee injury.

Predicted lineup

Leicester City predicted lineup (4-3-2-1):

Ward; Castagne, Souttar, Faes, Kristiansen; Dewsbury, Mendy; Tete, Maddison, Barnes; Iheanacho

Arsenal predicted lineup (4-3-3):

Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Odegaard, Jorginho, Xhaka; Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli


If Leicester City wants to avoid a loss at home on Saturday against the formidable Arsenal, they will have no room for error. Arsenal, on the other hand, won’t want to pass up the chance to close the gap on Manchester City. It is anticipated that they will smother the foxes right away.

Prediction: Leicester 1-3 Arsenal


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