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Leicester vs Arsenal: Newcomers Fight For 1st Victory

Leicester vs Arsenal: Newcomers Fight For 1st Victory

Nigel Pearson’s men are still looking for their first Premier League victory of the season
Leicester City have endured a tough start to life in the English Premier League and the Foxes are set to face another stiff test of their top flight credentials when they play host to Arsenal today.

Nigel Pearson’s men opened the season with a battling 2-2 draw against Everton before slipping to defeat against Chelsea and the Premier League new-boys will be eager to bounce back when they take on the Gunners today.

Arsenal are expected to maintain their 4-1-4-1 formation against Premier League new boys Leicester City . With Monday’s transfer deadline approaching, some of the Arsenal squad will be looking to put in a strong performance in order to keep their place ahead of several expected arrivals.

HEAD TO HEAD

Leicester home
–Leicester have won 1, drawn 4 and lost 3 of the last 8 stagings of this fixture, being outscored by their opponents by 14 goals to 8.
–In their last 20 home games against teams positioned above them in the table, Leicester have scored the first goal 10 times and conceded the first goal 9 times.

–In their last 20 home matches against teams positioned above them in the table, Leicester have scored 1.6 goals per game and conceded 1.3 goals per game on average.

Arsenal away
–Arsenal have yet to find their best form thus far this term, securing a narrow 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on the opening day of the season before battling back from 2-0 down last weekend to earn a 2-2 draw against Everton.

–Arsenal have won 3, drawn 4 and lost 1 of the last 8 stagings of this fixture, outscoring their opponents by 14 goals to 8.

–In their last 20 away games against teams positioned below them in the table, Arsenal have scored the first goal 11 times and conceded the first goal 9 times.

–In their last 20 away matches against teams positioned below them in the table, Arsenal have scored 1.8 goals per game and conceded 1.3 goals per game on average.

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