Leicester and Arsenal faced off in Match Day 25 of the English Premier League, resulting in a win for Arsenal with a score of 0:1. The only goal of the match was scored by G._Martinelli from Arsenal at the 46th minute, securing their team’s victory. Despite Leicester’s best efforts to even out the score, they were unable to break through and ultimately succumbed to defeat. This result puts Arsenal closer to their goal of making it into Europe next season, while Leicester will need to regroup as they continue their fight for a top four position.
Danny Ward (rating 6.3)
Aaron Ramsdale (rating 6.7)
J. Vardy (K. Iheanacho, 62)
E. Nketiah (L. Trossard, 70)
In today’s match between Leicester and Arsenal, Leicester had 34% ball possession while Arsenal had 66%. Leicester was only able to make one shot on target and none on goal. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall was the most active in terms of the number of shots. On the other hand, Arsenal was able to make 10 shots on target and 2 shots on goal. The best in hits on goal for Arsenal was Gabriel Martinelli.
Leicester City’s Wout Faes had a pass accuracy of 85% in 47 total passes, while his Arsenal counterpart William Saliba achieved 80% accuracy over 83 passes. Wilfred Ndidi stood out for Leicester City with one key pass, while Martin Ødegaard made three for Arsenal. These statistics demonstrate the importance of both teams’ midfielders in controlling possession and creating chances for their sides.
Leicester and Arsenal have both been solid in defense this season, with Leicester slightly edging out Arsenal in terms of interceptions. Leicester have managed 4 interceptions overall, with Timothy Castagne leading the way with 1. Arsenal have also had 4 interceptions so far, with Oleksandr Zinchenko having the most at 2. However, Leicester further cemented their defensive superiority by having a total of 5 interceptions – Wilfred Ndidi was responsible for two of these. In contrast, Arsenal haven’t made any interceptions yet this season.
Victor Kristiansen and Bukayo Saka are the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face challenges for the ball. Victor, who plays for Leicester, has won 10 of these challenges while Bukayo Saka from Arsenal has won 7. Both of these players have shown their determination and strength on the field with their strong desire to win possession of the ball.
- G. Martinelli (Arsenal) at 38 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Leicester – LLWWD
- Arsenal – WWDLW
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (26, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (17, Tottenham)
- Marcus Rashford (14, Manchester United)
- Ivan Toney (14, Brentford)
- Aleksandar Mitrović (11, Fulham)
- Leicester will play with Southampton. March 04 at 17:30 (UTC), on St. Marys Stadium.
- Arsenal will play with Everton. March 01 at 19:45 (UTC), on Emirates Stadium.