A gracefully blessed football writer and tactical analyst from Indonesia. First, he could send through-passes in behind for his attacking comrades. In the process, Arteta would set his team up in a 5–1–3–1-ish shape. Rob Holding gifted possession to the hosts, who countered through Vardy, but his cross just evaded Barnes before Tielemans' shot was blocked by Bellerin. To be honest, we don’t know all the answers. Yet the replacement only lasted for two minutes on the field. By. The interesting points don’t stop there. In this process, the attackers would be served with an aerial through ball in behind Arsenal’s backline. Facebook. Leicester City Vs Arsenal Match Preview and Injury Updates. Regression. ReddIt. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. It has certainly been a tough season for Arsenal boss Emery, both on and off the pitch. Sky Sports' Jamie Redknapp on Maddison's performance: "I like everything about Maddison. Their main objective was similar to Leicester’s: to match the opponents’ number at the back, thus preventing them to build smoothly from the back. Rodgers' side's haul of 26 points from their 12 Premier League games this season is their most ever at this stage of a top-flight campaign, and one more than they had in their title winning season of 2015-16. He subbed out arguably the best Arsenal player in this game for a two-minute cameo. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers: "This is a team that's very focused, very good defensively, and I felt we controlled large parts of the game. This sequence was mostly utilised when the Foxes win the ball in Arsenal’s playing field. Who would have thought both Arteta and Rodgers would set their teams in a similar 3–4–3? What a thrilling contest. LEICESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 09: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal FC at The King Power Stadium on November 09, 2019 … Their movements then provoke another chain of movements. Arsenal have now won just one of their last seven matches. 28 April 2019 – Leicester City 3-0 Arsenal – Premier League. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. There is so much to play for and both teams are in opposite spirals. Such type of pass was crucial because the home side have pacey attackers like Aubameyang and Saka. WhatsApp. ... Saturday 9th November 2019. The next part of the analysis will answer this question. You have come to the ESPN Africa edition, for other ESPN editions, click above. 87 - Arsenal have won 87 points in their 50 Premier League games under Unai Emery (W25 D12 L13) - one fewer than they managed in their final 50 under Arsene Wenger (W27 D7 L16). Jamie Vardy and James Maddison struck second-half goals as Leicester City beat an unimpressive Arsenal 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday to move into second place in the … But we are going to think only for the next matches and the next three points. James Maddison then secured Leicester's win seven minutes later with a fine strike into the bottom corner to send the Foxes second in the table, five points behind league leaders Liverpool, who play Manchester City, live on Sky Sports on Sunday. It means that they would abandon the flank player as well as the ‘diagonal play’. Get a report of the Leicester City vs. Arsenal 2019-20 English Premier League football match. Arsenal then thought they had opened the scoring after 55 minutes when Aubameyang converted Sead Kolasinac's cross, only for the striker to be correctly ruled offside. Jose: Do Liverpool really have injury problem? Quite often he would send middle centre-back Evans forward and stand in parallel with Ndidi in Leicester’s goal-kicks. The shape would allow Arsenal to have six players in their early build-up phase against Leicester’s only five. His initial shot was blocked by Ricardo Pereira but the France striker had another chance to test Kasper Schmeichel, but the weak effort was easily saved by the Dane. We were able to manage that threat and play some great football. Get a report of the Leicester City vs. Arsenal 2018/2019 English Premier League football match. Mustafi added five (71.42%) to further underline the successful defensive tactic. The reason behind this was to prevent Lacazette and Arsenal’s forward line to press more aggressively. You're playing against a top team with really good players, so you have to be patient but we showed real quality to break through. Twitter. Arsenal had just one shot on target in this match, with that effort coming in the 20th minute from Lacazette. It doesn’t stop there. Follow me on Twitter! Leicester finished the first half the stronger of the two sides as they looked to capitalise on some sloppy play from Arsenal. Even with a goal advantage, Arsenal didn’t want to sit back and give Leicester all the time to attack. The objective behind the flank overload was to free one player before sending a cross inside the box. Check the preview, H2H statistics, lineup & tips for this upcoming match on 09/11/2019! 09 November 2019 – Leicester City 2-0 Arsenal – Premier League. We have had a lot of circumstances they didn't help us to achieve the best performance, the best result. He's creating goals, scoring goals - he's a fantastic talent. 'Young driver' Alonso fastest on F1 2020's last day, Applause drowns out boos as Cambridge and Colchester take knee, Search is on – 'Who fancies a fight with Whyte? Leicester City - Sat Nov 9 - 17:30. Arsenal: Leno (6), Bellerin (6), Chambers (6), Luiz (6), Holding (5), Kolasinac (6), Guendouzi (6), Torreira (6), Ozil (6), Lacazette (6), Aubameyang (6). In front of them, Dani Ceballos and Granit Xhaka provided support and balance for the home side. The hosts came closest to opening the scoring four minutes into the second half after fine work from Pereira saw him cross for Wilfred Ndidi, but his 16-yard effort slammed off the crossbar. Leicester City 20 : 45: Arsenal 27/09/20: PRL: Manchester City 17 : 30: Leicester City 03/10/20: PRL: Leicester City 16 : 00: West Ham United 17/10/20: PRL: Leicester City 16 : 00: Aston Villa 24/10/20: PRL: Arsenal This game also displayed Rodgers’ creativity in utilising counter-attacks. He felt comfortable talking to us and he plays the game in the same way. The nearby wing-back could bomb forward, then the winger could come inside to receive the diagonal pass. Telegram. Arsenal player ratings vs Leicester City – Premier League. Upon receiving, the centre-forward would have multiple options. Leicester City More info: Sat: 21/03/20: FAC: Leicester City 13 : 30: Chelsea More info: Sun: 22/03/20: PRL: Leicester City PSTP Brighton & Hove Albion More info: Mon: 06/04/20: PRL: Everton 21 : 00: Leicester City More info: Sat Arsenal 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy seals smash-and-grab victory. Leicester capitalised on the one-man advantage and managed to equalise late in the game. Josh James 09 Nov 2019. However, Arsenal responded to this quite brilliantly. In the particular shape, the Filberts were trying to match Arsenal’s number at the back, especially in the central lanes. Quite a respectable feat for a centre-forward. With splitting forwards, Leicester would have both of their attackers playing in the blindside of Arsenal’s outside centre-backs. If Lacazette couldn’t make a vertical pass, he could vary his approach by switching the ball to the other side. The defeat increases the heat on under-fire Arsenal head coach Unai Emery, whose position at the Emirates Stadium has come under intense pressure in recent weeks. Questions arise after the match: did Pérez touch the ball before Vardy’s goal? These stats prove that both players’ passing abilities were not the main weapon for Arsenal in this match. on. He's not shy, he's full of confidence. Talisman Alexandre Lacazette led the frontline with Bukayo Saka and Aubameyang next to him. Instead, they also set up a rather-aggressive pressing system. ... Arsenal Football Club Highbury House 75 Drayton Park London, N5 1BU. November 23, 2019. The Filberts are known as a notorious team in the transitional phase. In fact, Xhaka’s average completed passes per 90 minutes in the league is 59.18 passes, with an 89.5% success rate. He instructed his men to press in a mid-high 5–2–3 with more focus on central spaces. Arsenal and Leicester City came to this match with contrasting moods. Oppositely, the Foxes only won once in their recent five games, including an FA Cup exit from Chelsea. Top Goal Scorer. Sometimes Leicester also tried to play more directly. By doing so, it limited the home side’s wing-back time and space to control the ball comfortably. LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal FC at The King Power Stadium on April 28, 2019 in Leicester… ... (1-2 v Chelsea in December 2019). Oppositely, the Foxes only won once in their recent five games, including an FA Cup exit from Chelsea. Leicester City 2-0 Arsenal (Maddison 75) 1.55pm EST 13:55 GOAL! GK: Bernd Leno – 6. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This game is so interesting in so many ways. It meant that the forward trio would come close and press the three Arsenal centre-backs. This numerical advantage was important to help the Gunners progress the ball. By doing so, the man in blue wouldn’t be able to receive the ball with much comfort. In the process, the on-ball centre-back could send a vertical pass to the tucked-inside attacker on his own. Premier League 2019-20. Although visiting forward Alexandre Lacazette curled a wonderful chance wide from six yards in the first half, Leicester dominated the match. Did Leicester deserve the result? The on-ball attacker — mostly Vardy — then could send a cross for his comrade in the far-side. One of his substitutes provided the (controversial) assist to help his team salvage a precious point. The first way Leicester used them was by splitting the forwards in counter-attacks. The Spaniard’s questionable in-game management was the main reason behind Arsenal’s misery. In that shape, the full-backs had different tasks: Justin was instructed to tuck inside alongside the midfielder, meanwhile, Fuchs was tasked to provide the width in the left flank. Another feature in Leicester’s diagonal play was by using one of the midfielders. Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD. Live Coverage of Leicester City vs Arsenal Sunday, November 10, 2019 on MSN Sport As a matter of fact, Lacazette finished the match with three attempted through passes: the most in Arteta’s armada. scores. They travel to the Amex Stadium to face Brighton; Kick-off 3pm. King Power Stadium ... and it was Leicester who came closest to scoring again in the final stages. We know we are in a way with a very demanding, very ambitious in our target but we know we need time and patience. The most important thing is being calm, being ambitious and demanding our self to work and stand up in our mentality and in our work.". Oppositely, Brendan Rodgers somehow picked up the similar 3–4–3 formation. Lacazette had another opportunity to break the deadlock in the 20th minute after Aubameyang's cross reached him at the far post. 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Jamie Vardy proved the scourge of Arsenal once again as he and James Maddison scored to give Leicester City a 2-0 home win over the Gunners to move second in the Premier League. Not only that, the statistics show that he had also attempted six forward passes with a 50% success rate. Without further ado, this tactical analysis will inform you how the match unfolded. Leicester have won three consecutive top-flight home games against Arsenal for the first time in their history. Vardy: 21 Goals; Bygone Encounter. We changed a lot of players and we have young players. And now we have some difference behind Leicester, behind Chelsea but keep moving to take confidence and take our performance we are going to do. It was Lacazette. This means that the home side would rarely use their midfielders to build their attacks. Former Arsenal defender Tony Adams: "Maddison's getting there. 2 years ago. The statistics show that Kolašinac won 10 (83.33%) of his defensive duels. That move by the Serbian then would allow left wing-back, Kieran Tierney, to bomb forward and play alongside the attackers. 'Becoming the next black guy to leave a mark on tennis'. With Kolašinac and Tierney moving out from their positions, Arsenal could be seen playing in a 4–2–4-ish shape with the ball. Will Jose's Spurs pass greatest test yet this term? Meanwhile, Rodgers did the opposite. Arsenal playing at home against Leicester City on Tuesday evening will be a mouthwatering encounter, with both teams locking horns in a bid to solidify their position on the league table. Leicester are also in action on November 23. Jamie Vardy broke the deadlock in the 68th minute with his ninth goal in as many games against the Gunners, finishing a slick Leicester move involving Youri Tielemans and Harvey Barnes. If we look at the stats, Xhaka only made 32 passes (82.05% accuracy) in this game. I support Manchester United. But with patience and being consistent we are going to do. Leicester City vs Arsenal: Jamie Vardy vs Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Premier League 2019/20 ... 2019. FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 jackpot for the fifth time this year! The approach worked effectively since their equalising goal came from this particular tactic. Rodgers would also ask his centre-back trio to spread wide, even from one flank to another. Calum Chambers then got a crucial touch to take Ayoze Perez's cross away from Vardy before Maddison's free-kick flicked the top of the net. Leicester: Schmeichel (7), Pereira (8), Soyuncu (7), Evans (7), Chilwell (7), Ndidi (8), Tielemans (8), Barnes (7), Perez (7), Maddison (9), Vardy (8). 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Arsenal vs Leicester City prediction, preview, team news and more | Premier League 2019-20 Arsenal have enjoyed a good run of form since the turn of the year Sai Teja FOLLOW Get a report of the Leicester City vs. Arsenal 2019-20 English Premier League football match. 22 October 2018 – Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City – Premier League. A sweeping Leicester move ended with Tielemans swapping passes with Barnes before Vardy found the bottom corner from 12 yards. In fact, Leicester previously have only played about 366 league minutes in a back-three/back-five system. Match: Arsenal Vs Leicester City Date And Time: 8 th July, Wednesday- 12:45am IST. Up top, marksman Jamie Vardy was flanked by Ayoze Pérez and Kelechi Ịheanachọ to break Arsenal’s defence. Nketiah was sent off after ‘kicking’ a Leicester player, even before allowing himself to kick the ball. ⚽ Every year he is improving, he's getting more and more goals. The hosts were dominating the ball, but Arsenal showed they too were a threat in attack as Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette started a sweeping move which included Lucas Torreira, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Hector Bellerin before Lacazette curled wide from close range. Arsenal vs Leicester City LIVE in Premier league: Head to Head Statistics, Premier League dates, LIVE Streaming Link, teams stats up, results, latest points table, Fixture and Schedule ... 2019-11-09 LEICESTER – ARSENAL 2-0 2019-04-28 LEICESTER – ARSENAL 3-0 2018-10-22 ARSENAL – LEICESTER 3-1 2018-05-09 LEICESTER – ARSENAL 3-1 The Gunners, who are down to sixth in the table - eight points behind fourth place - are now without a win in their last four Premier League matches and the speculation surrounding Emery's position is sure to continue heading into the international break. By doing so, Tierney could pin James Justin back as well as giving Arsenal more players in advanced areas. He kept the five-at-the-back to give Arsenal more central solidity against Leicester’s wing play. First of all, he would shift his back-three/back-five to a temporary back-four. Their mission started well, credit to the first-half strike by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Four minutes later Bernd Leno denied Vardy a second before Maddison wrapped up the points with 15 minutes remaining. Leicester vs Arsenal prediction. Unluckily for Leicester, Arsenal had the daredevil, Emiliano Martinez. Leicester 2-0 Arsenal: Brendan Rodgers' side move nine points clear of Gunners, FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Leicester's win over Arsenal in the Premier League. Arteta would ask the nearest centre-back to aggressively press Leicester’s dropping attacker. This set-up would also give outside centre-backs Söyüncü and Bennett more space and time with the ball. The trio of Shkodran Mustafi, David Luiz, and Sead Kolašinac was chosen to start in the heart of Arsenal’s defence. Arsenal will on Sunday face Leicester City away from home and it will be a must win game for the North Londoners since their chances of playing in the Champions League are at a big risk. In their new formation, Leicester tried to overload the wide-area, particularly the right flank. He's got a spark and you can see when he's talking there's something about him that not many players possess. Some may say that Arteta was unlucky, but what happened on the pitch says otherwise. But Leicester finally took control with 22 minutes left when Vardy - the top flight's leading scorer with 11 goals - continued his excellent record against the Gunners. To do so, the Foxes used fresher players like Praet and Gray to support Justin and Pérez. 83' They usually would leave the Gunners’ wing-back pairing free in their first phase of pressing. Leicester City (Form: LWWWW) are in peak form in Brendan Rodgers’ first full season. Published. Email. Leicester City 2-0 Arsenal: Foxes defeat a bad result - Unai Emery. Names like Demarai Gray, Harvey Barnes, Dennis Praet, and veteran Christian Fuchs had to start the game from the bench. HIGHLIGHTS | Arsenal Academy vs Leicester (2-1) Sweet, Hutchinson with the goals Our under-18s made it four games without defeat in the U-18 Premier League on… 2020-12-10T09:43:46Z It was a joy to watch. After Leicester’s midfielder(s) wins the ball back, one of them would serve one of the attackers with an incisive pass to the flank area. Another way Leicester tried to attack Arsenal in transition was when they win the ball in their own playing field. The Gunners won their last four matches in all competitions; scored 10 and only conceded one in the process. Sometimes they would even do this rather aggressively. Pereira fed Vardy, who teed up Maddison to drill in a fine low effort from the edge of the box to secure a crucial victory. 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