As the English Premier League proceeds to the tournament’s 6th game week, Emirates Stadium will be set ablaze on Sunday evening, 25th October 2020, as Arsenal host Leicester City on their ground to compete for the winner of the tournament. The match between the two teams is set to kick off immediately by 7:15 pm.
Looking at the tournament table, we can see that the host sits on the 4th position with 9 points while the visiting team, Leicester City, follows their opponent on the table with 9 points as well.
Looking at the host’s last match against Manchester City, the record made it known that Arsenal traveled to the City of Manchester Stadium to lock horns with Man City at home on Saturday, 17th October. Still, it was not a painful loss to the visiting team as they were defeated by the host playing one without a reply from the visiting team.
In the challenging 90 minutes game, Mikel Arteta’s men possessed their opponent with 41% with 11 shots on goals, out of which three were on target. Raheem Sterling of Manchester City was the one who netted in the only goal in the match in the 23rd minute, leading to their victory against Arsenal.
The Gunners are looking forward to traveling to Allianz Stadion to lock horns with Rapid Wien on Thursday, 22nd October 2020, before welcoming Leicester City on Sunday at home.
Leicester City lost to Aston Villa in their last match, playing one goal without a reply from The Foxes on Sunday, 18th October.
In the match, Leicester struggles to make 50% possession against their opponents with 11 shots on goal, out of which five were on target. Ross Barkley scored the precious goal for his team in the injury time of the match.
According to the two teams’ head-to-head statistics from September 2015 to date, we can see that The Gunners has won 4 matches, drawn two, and lost three matches to The Foxes in their last ten matches. In their last meeting in July 2020, the game ended a stalemate between the two teams playing one against 1.
Taking a brief look at the form guide of the two teams, we can see that the host had won 3 matches, drawn one, and lost two matches in their last six matches while the visiting team had three wins and three losses without any draw in their last six matches.
Look at The Gunners’ squad; we can see that Mesut Özil, Pablo Marí, Shkodran Mustapha, and Gabriel Martinelli will not be playing in the match against Leicester City due to their respective injuries.
As for Leicester City, their coach, Brenda Rodgers, will be selected to combat against The Gunners, his best XI that will exclude Caglar Söyüncü, Ricardo Pereira, and Wilfred Ndidi due to their respective injuries.
Looking at the way things are, we think Arsenal is likely to get 3 points in their meeting against Leicester City on Sunday, playing two against 1.
We predict a match odd of 1.94 for Arsenal to win, 3.85 for Leicester City to win, and 3.7 for the game to end a stalemate.