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Arsenal vs Leicester City: Match details, team news and probable lineup

Arsenal encounter Leicester once again this season and will be looking to bounce back from their 1-0 defeat to Man City last week.



Arsenal vs Leicester last season. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal play Leicester  again after their meeting in the Carabao cup. Having lost to Man City last week Arsenal got a win on Thursday against Rapid Vienna and will look to continue with the momentum.

Both clubs are on nine points with three wins and two losses and both clubs played on Thursday in the Europa league, a win for Arsenal would lift them into the top four.

Match Details:

Kick Off: Sunday 20:15 (UK time)

Venue: Emirates stadium

Referee: Craig Pawson

Previous encounters: Leicester 0-2 Arsenal(Carabao cup), Arsenal 1-1 Leicester, Leicester 2-0 Arsenal

Team News:

Shkodran Mustafi has returned from injury and will boost Arsenal’s defence after Rob Holding picked up an injury that will rule him out for some weeks.

Ceballos and Willian did not travel to Vienna but are expected to to be available after sustaining minor injuries.

A number of first team players are set to return after being rested on Thursday. Aubameyang is amongst them as he bids to end a four game goalless streak in the League, he has not gone five league games without a goal since November 2014, when he was with Borussia Dortmund.

Aubameyang is having a goal drought in the Premier League. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

After an impressive debut, Thomas Partey could start his first Premier League game at the base of the midfield.

Probable XI:


Bellerin, Luiz, Gabriel, Tierney;

Ceballos, Partey, Xhaka;

Willian, Lacazette, Aubameyang

Leicester have lost back to back games in the League and will give Arsenal a tough time however, Arsenal are unbeaten at home in 2020 (W9, D2). Arsenal have never lost to Leicester at home.

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