Premier League: Arsenal prevails over Leicester City 2-0 on Saturday

LEICESTER. Arsenal defeats Leicester City with a 2-0 win with a goal from Gabriel (5') and a goal from E. Smith (18').

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LEICESTER. Arsenal conquers Leicester City with a 2-0 win with a goal from Gabriel (5′) and a goal from E. Smith (18′). Leicester City was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (64%).​

The match was held at the King Power Stadium Stadium in Leicester on Saturday and this began at 11:30 am local time. The referee was Michael Oliver with the assistance of Simon Bennett and Daniel Robathan. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 12.4 degrees Celsius or 54.36 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.​

Match Statistics

Leicester City was in firm control of the ball 64% while Arsenal was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Leicester City was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 8 were on target. Nevertheless, Arsenal was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Leicester City shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Arsenal shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Leicester City received 2 yellow cards (J. Evans and J. Vardy). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Arsenal.

After this match, Leicester City will stay with 14 points like Manchester United, Everton and Arsenal to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Arsenal will have 14 points like Manchester United, Everton and Leicester City to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 5'
    5'

    Gabriel

    B. Saka

  • 18'
    18'

    E. Smith Rowe

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Lookman

    K. Iheanacho

  • 46'
    46'

    H. Barnes

    D. Amartey

  • 58'
    58'

    M. Odegaard

    A. Lacazette

  • 68'
    68'

    J. Evans

  • 71'
    71'

    P. Daka

    J. Maddison

  • 75'
    75'

    J. Vardy

  • 84'
    84'

    N. Pepe

    B. Saka

  • 90'
    90'

    S. Kolasinac

    E. Smith Rowe

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Leicester City will play away against Leeds United on the 7th of November with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of Leicester City (5 draws).

Arsenal will host Watford on the 7th of November with a 9-3 head to head statistic in favor of Arsenal (1 draw).

Leicester City: Formation and Lineups

Leicester City started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Brendan Rodgers chose to play with the following team: Kasper Schmeichel (6.5), Daniel Amartey (6.1), Jonny Evans (6.5), Çağlar Söyüncü (6.8), Timothy Castagne (6.8), Youri Tielemans (8.1), Boubakary Soumaré (6.5), Luke Thomas (6.7), James Maddison (7.6), Kelechi Iheanacho (6.8) and Jamie Vardy (6.1).

Substitutes

Leicester City made 3 changes: K. Iheanacho for A. Lookman (46′), D. Amartey for H. Barnes (46′) and J. Maddison for P. Daka (71′).

Top player: Youri Tielemans

The player who no doubt impressed Leicester City the most was Youri Tielemans.

His rating is (8.1) with 57 passes (89% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 5 crosses.

Arsenal: Formation and Lineups

Arsenal started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

On the other side, Mikel Arteta Amatriain played with: Aaron Ramsdale (8.1), Takehiro Tomiyasu (6.9), Ben White (6.8), Gabriel Magalhães (7.5), Nuno Tavares (7.0), Bukayo Saka (7.2), Thomas Partey (6.9), Albert Sambi Lokonga (6.8), Emile Smith Rowe (7.8), Alexandre Lacazette (6.8) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (7.0).

Substitutes

Arsenal made 3 changes: A. Lacazette for M. Odegaard (58′), B. Saka for N. Pepe (84′) and E. Smith Rowe for S. Kolasinac (90′).

Best player: Aaron Ramsdale

The player that probably impressed the most for Arsenal was the goalkeeper: Aaron Ramsdale. His rating is 8.10. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

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