Oppositely, the Foxes only won once in their recent five games, including an FA Cup exit from Chelsea. 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.". Follow me on Twitter! Who would have thought both Arteta and Rodgers would set their teams in a similar 3–4–3? It was Lacazette. 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 … ⚽ Another way Leicester tried to attack Arsenal in transition was when they win the ball in their own playing field. Premier League 2019/20: Leicester City vs Arsenal – Tactical analysis. Sat 9 Nov 2019 14.29 EST Last modified on Sat 9 Nov 2019 17.00 EST. FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 jackpot for the fifth time this year! However, Eddie Nketiah’s expulsion proved too costly for the home side. Did Leicester deserve the result? 83' However, Arsenal responded to this quite brilliantly. 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. Such type of pass was crucial because the home side have pacey attackers like Aubameyang and Saka. 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. One thing we do know: the race for the top four will be more exciting than ever. GK: Bernd Leno – 6. 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 The Gunners' record of 17 points and -1 goal difference is their worst start to a top-flight season after 12 games since 1982-83 (15 points). Leicester City vs Arsenal: Jamie Vardy vs Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Premier League 2019/20 ... 2019. The reason behind this was to prevent Lacazette and Arsenal’s forward line to press more aggressively. Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD. Assisted by Demarai Gray.Goal confirmed following VAR Review. Top Goal Scorer. By doing so, they could be positioned closer to their respective wing-back. ... (1-2 v Chelsea in December 2019). It means that the man tasked to press would arrive even before the Arsenal’s wing-back had received the ball. King Power Stadium ... and it was Leicester who came closest to scoring again in the final stages. Their mission started well, credit to the first-half strike by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gunners won their last four matches in all competitions; scored 10 and only conceded one in the process. Rob Holding gifted possession to the hosts, who countered through Vardy, but his cross just evaded Barnes before Tielemans' shot was blocked by Bellerin. "The patience is the next match against Southampton. Email. By doing so, it limited the home side’s wing-back time and space to control the ball comfortably. To do so, the Foxes used fresher players like Praet and Gray to support Justin and Pérez. In their new formation, Leicester tried to overload the wide-area, particularly the right flank. That move by the Serbian then would allow left wing-back, Kieran Tierney, to bomb forward and play alongside the attackers. Looking at the stats, the Englishman finished the game with two (67%) successful crosses – the most from the visitors. First, he could send through-passes in behind for his attacking comrades. 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. "We need time and we need patience. We were able to manage that threat and play some great football. It has certainly been a tough season for Arsenal boss Emery, both on and off the pitch. Leicester are also in action on November 23. The objective behind the flank overload was to free one player before sending a cross inside the box. We know we are in a way with a very demanding, very ambitious in our target but we know we need time and patience. He's got a spark and you can see when he's talking there's something about him that not many players possess. Arsenal and Leicester City came to this match with contrasting moods. What a thrilling contest. Rodgers vs Emery / Vardy vs AFC Defense…OR the game that could end our Top 4 hope. Rodgers would also ask his centre-back trio to spread wide, even from one flank to another. Arsenal player ratings vs Leicester City – Premier League. 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. Yet, Rodgers responded interestingly. The goalkeeper would happily come out from his goal to sweep the aerial ball. He's creating goals, scoring goals - he's a fantastic talent. 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. To be honest, we don’t know all the answers. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. 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. Leicester particularly targeted Bellerín — the right wing-back—in this scheme, with Albrighton making the press. Report and highlights as Leicester increase the pressure on Unai Emery at Arsenal. Leicester: Schmeichel (7), Pereira (8), Soyuncu (7), Evans (7), Chilwell (7), Ndidi (8), Tielemans (8), Barnes (7), Perez (7), Maddison (9), Vardy (8). Full result and football match stats for Leicester V Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday 9th November 2019. Talisman Alexandre Lacazette led the frontline with Bukayo Saka and Aubameyang next to him. By doing so, Tierney could pin James Justin back as well as giving Arsenal more players in advanced areas. Leicester have won three consecutive top-flight home games against Arsenal for the first time in their history. As usual, Rodgers deployed a rather aggressive defensive approach for his team. Arsenal: Leno (6), Bellerin (6), Chambers (6), Luiz (6), Holding (5), Kolasinac (6), Guendouzi (6), Torreira (6), Ozil (6), Lacazette (6), Aubameyang (6). Quite a respectable feat for a centre-forward. 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. The interesting points don’t stop there. This numerical advantage was important to help the Gunners progress the ball. 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 If we look at the stats, Xhaka only made 32 passes (82.05% accuracy) in this game. ReddIt. In the process, the on-ball centre-back could send a vertical pass to the tucked-inside attacker on his own. A great victory for us against players that can really hurt you. Lacazette had another opportunity to break the deadlock in the 20th minute after Aubameyang's cross reached him at the far post. 09 November 2019 – Leicester City 2-0 Arsenal – Premier League. Their movements then provoke another chain of movements. Solid handling in the first half as Leicester pressed, but couldn’t get across in time to deny Vardy the opener. Arsenal had just one shot on target in this match, with that effort coming in the 20th minute from Lacazette. He's not shy, he's full of confidence. It shows by their eight counter-attacking goals in the Premier League so far – second only to Liverpool’s nine. The first way Leicester used them was by splitting the forwards in counter-attacks. 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. Leicester City 2-0 Arsenal: Foxes defeat a bad result - Unai Emery. Instead, they also set up a rather-aggressive pressing system. Meanwhile, Ceballos just managed to make 31 passes (81.57% accuracy) – one fewer than his partner. By. A very, very important three points.". The approach worked effectively since their equalising goal came from this particular tactic. on. Meanwhile, Rodgers did the opposite. In the process, Arteta would set his team up in a 5–1–3–1-ish shape. Arteta subbed out Lacazette for Nketiah just 20 minutes before the final whistle. 26th April 2019. This means that the home side would rarely use their midfielders to build their attacks. Premier League 2019-20. They also had 17 points in 2014-15, but had goal difference of +5. Leicester City vs. Arsenal: Preview, last 5 results, upcoming fixtures. Subs: Pepe (n/a), Willock (n/a). Check the preview, H2H statistics, lineup & tips for this upcoming match on 09/11/2019! Arteta then moved his team to a deep-block 5–3–1. Former Arsenal defender Tony Adams: "Maddison's getting there. Leicester laid down a significant marker in the race to finish in the Premier League's top four by beating Arsenal 2-0 to move nine points ahead of the sixth-placed Gunners. Leicester City - Sat Nov 9 - 17:30. In the particular shape, the Filberts were trying to match Arsenal’s number at the back, especially in the central lanes. In the process, left centre-back Kolašinac would drift diagonally and play in the same horizontal line to Bellerín. With a one-man advantage and a game to chase, Leicester went on the front foot as Rodgers moved his team to a 2–3–5-ish formation. Arsenal 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy seals smash-and-grab victory. The shape would allow Arsenal to have six players in their early build-up phase against Leicester’s only five. But with patience and being consistent we are going to do. Sometimes Leicester also tried to play more directly. Match: Arsenal Vs Leicester City Date And Time: 8 th July, Wednesday- 12:45am IST. So, who did Arsenal utilise in their offensive tactics? 28 April 2019 – Leicester City 3-0 Arsenal – Premier League. 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. Venue: Emirates Stadium, London. The target was one of Leicester’s dropping attackers, who will spread the ball to the other flank just after receiving. 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. Up top, marksman Jamie Vardy was flanked by Ayoze Pérez and Kelechi Ịheanachọ to break Arsenal’s defence. 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. The statistics show that Kolašinac won 10 (83.33%) of his defensive duels. W hich they are, of course. Linkedin. Leicester capitalised on the one-man advantage and managed to equalise late in the game. Final football scores and form guide. It meant that the forward trio would come close and press the three Arsenal centre-backs. 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 Premier League 2019/20: Arsenal vs Leicester City – tactical analysis. Facebook. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Why Bellerín? Hector Bellerin made his first Premier League start since January after being named in Arsenal's line up to face Leicester. Nketiah was sent off after ‘kicking’ a Leicester player, even before allowing himself to kick the ball. In fact, Xhaka’s average completed passes per 90 minutes in the league is 59.18 passes, with an 89.5% success rate. 0. The on-ball attacker — mostly Vardy — then could send a cross for his comrade in the far-side. After the international break, Arsenal host Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on November 23; Kick-off 3pm. Yet the replacement only lasted for two minutes on the field. This set-up would also give outside centre-backs Söyüncü and Bennett more space and time with the ball. Leicester vs Arsenal prediction. Regression. 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 City 20 : 00: Burnley 22/09/20: LEC: Leicester City - 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 We have had a lot of circumstances they didn't help us to achieve the best performance, the best result. This game is so interesting in so many ways. The trio of Shkodran Mustafi, David Luiz, and Sead Kolašinac was chosen to start in the heart of Arsenal’s defence. I support Manchester United. After escaping from Leicester’s aggressive press, Arsenal would try to play more directly. It means that they would abandon the flank player as well as the ‘diagonal play’. Tactic-wise, this match ticks all the boxes: unpredictable set-ups, creative ways to unlock each other, and adaptability in the latter stage of the game. Arsenal have now won just one of their last seven matches. SUN 28 Apr 2019 Premier ... it is difficult to envisage a different outcome such was the conviction of the performance of Brendan Rodgers' Leicester. On one hand, Leicester has started the season very well and everyone is raving about Rodgers, Vardy and the overall team movement, shape and balance. Get a report of the Leicester City vs. Arsenal 2018/2019 English Premier League football match. In front of them, Dani Ceballos and Granit Xhaka provided support and balance for the home side. If Lacazette couldn’t make a vertical pass, he could vary his approach by switching the ball to the other side. Leicester finished the first half the stronger of the two sides as they looked to capitalise on some sloppy play from Arsenal. Oppositely, the Foxes only won once in their recent five games, including an FA Cup exit from Chelsea. The Frenchman was mainly used to receive vertical or diagonal balls from Arsenal’s deeper players. Mesut Ozil also kept his place in Unai Emery's league team while Leicester are unchanged at the King Power Stadium. Leicester City (Form: LWWWW) are in peak form in Brendan Rodgers’ first full season. Arteta would ask the nearest centre-back to aggressively press Leicester’s dropping attacker. Names like Demarai Gray, Harvey Barnes, Dennis Praet, and veteran Christian Fuchs had to start the game from the bench. They travel to the Amex Stadium to face Brighton; Kick-off 3pm. Sometimes they would even do this rather aggressively. This game also displayed Rodgers’ creativity in utilising counter-attacks. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Telegram. Leicester laid down a significant marker in the race to finish in the Premier League's top four by beating Arsenal 2-0 to move nine points ahead of the sixth-placed Gunners. By doing so, the man in blue wouldn’t be able to receive the ball with much comfort. 23-year-old. ", ⭐️Leicester's @Madders10 is tonight's man of the match Most chances created (3)Most open play crosses (5)Most passes into box for Leicester (7)5⃣ goals in last 7⃣ appsNamed in Gareth Southgate's @England squad for November @EuroQualifiers pic.twitter.com/q57m2aXcX4. They usually would leave the Gunners’ wing-back pairing free in their first phase of pressing. 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. The defender suffered a serious knee injury against Chelsea at the start of the year but returned after appearances in the Carabao Cup and Europa League this season. You have come to the ESPN Africa edition, for other ESPN editions, click above. 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… With Kolašinac and Tierney moving out from their positions, Arsenal could be seen playing in a 4–2–4-ish shape with the ball. We changed a lot of players and we have young players. These stats prove that both players’ passing abilities were not the main weapon for Arsenal in this match. 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 He felt comfortable talking to us and he plays the game in the same way. Four minutes later Bernd Leno denied Vardy a second before Maddison wrapped up the points with 15 minutes remaining. 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. One of his substitutes provided the (controversial) assist to help his team salvage a precious point. 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. Skip to navigation < > Menu ESPN. There is so much to play for and both teams are in opposite spirals. 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 If Arsenal tried to play from the flank, Leicester’s ball-side wing-back would step up and press the Arsenal’s flank player. November 23, 2019. Switchboard 020 7619 5003. Arsenal 1, Leicester City 1. Leicester City 2-0 Arsenal (Maddison 75) 1.55pm EST 13:55 GOAL! ... Arsenal Football Club Highbury House 75 Drayton Park London, N5 1BU. 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 … Oppositely, Brendan Rodgers somehow picked up the similar 3–4–3 formation. Wolverhampton Vs Arsenal: 0-2. scores. But we are going to think only for the next matches and the next three points. The Filberts are known as a notorious team in the transitional phase. It doesn’t stop there. Live Coverage of Leicester City vs Arsenal Sunday, November 10, 2019 on MSN Sport Quite often he would send middle centre-back Evans forward and stand in parallel with Ndidi in Leicester’s goal-kicks. He could also make a short return pass and allow the midfielders to provide the diagonal balls. Instead of staying central, either Tielemans or Ndidi could drift wide to receive from the centre-back. As a matter of fact, Lacazette finished the match with three attempted through passes: the most in Arteta’s armada. 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Although visiting forward Alexandre Lacazette curled a wonderful chance wide from six yards in the first half, Leicester dominated the match. The next part of the analysis will answer this question. It was a good choice for Arsenal as Lacazette has a supreme upper-body strength that helped him to hold the ball brilliantly against Leicester’s following centre-back. WhatsApp. Jose: Do Liverpool really have injury problem? Even with a goal advantage, Arsenal didn’t want to sit back and give Leicester all the time to attack. Without further ado, this tactical analysis will inform you how the match unfolded. It was a joy to watch. In fact, Leicester previously have only played about 366 league minutes in a back-three/back-five system. The regular duet of Jonny Evans and Çağlar Söyüncü was supported by first-time starter Ryan Bennett in front of Kasper Schmeichel. Leicester City Vs Arsenal Match Preview and Injury Updates. 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Leicester City hosted Arsenal last weekend in an important early-season game for both of these sides’ potential top-four hopes. Mustafi added five (71.42%) to further underline the successful defensive tactic. He subbed out arguably the best Arsenal player in this game for a two-minute cameo. Usually, Lacazette would drop from his position while facing his own goal when receiving the ball. In this process, the attackers would be served with an aerial through ball in behind Arsenal’s backline. The nearby wing-back could bomb forward, then the winger could come inside to receive the diagonal pass. Meanwhile, their dugout was filled by names like Lucas Torreira, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Joe Willock, and Nketiah. ... Saturday 9th November 2019. Sat Nov 9 - 17:30. Get a report of the Leicester City vs. Arsenal 2019-20 English Premier League football match. Arsenal and Leicester City came to this match with contrasting moods. Arsenal head coach Unai Emery: "[The aim] now already is to win the next match at home to Southampton and be consistent in the 38 matches. 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. The Gunners won their last four matches in all competitions; scored 10 and only conceded one in the process. On the other side, Ceballos’ tally stands at 55.59 completed passes in every 90 league minutes with 87.3% accuracy. Leicester’s diagonal play continued by the centre-back or wing-back sending a diagonal ball to space in between the lines. This was Leicester's fourth victory in the … Unluckily for Leicester, Arsenal had the daredevil, Emiliano Martinez. 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. Read about Arsenal v Leicester in the Premier League 2019/20 season, including lineups, stats and live blogs, on the official website of the Premier League. Questions arise after the match: did Pérez touch the ball before Vardy’s goal? He instructed his men to press in a mid-high 5–2–3 with more focus on central spaces. 22 October 2018 – Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City – Premier League. Some may say that Arteta was unlucky, but what happened on the pitch says otherwise. La Liga 2020/21: Alavés vs Real Betis – tactical analysis, La Liga 2020/21: Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid – tactical analysis, Serie A 2020/21: Inter vs Fiorentina – tactical preview. '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? Arsenal Aubameyang: 19 Goals; Leicester City. 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. To escape from the Filberts’ aggressive pressing game, Arteta deployed an interesting set of tactics. Will Jose's Spurs pass greatest test yet this term? "The way it's been going for a period of time now, it's nice because the players know they have the qualities to win any game against any opposition. With splitting forwards, Leicester would have both of their attackers playing in the blindside of Arsenal’s outside centre-backs. Published. 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. 'Becoming the next black guy to leave a mark on tennis'. 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. Vardy: 21 Goals; Bygone Encounter. This sequence was mostly utilised when the Foxes win the ball in Arsenal’s playing field. 2 years ago. Upon receiving, the centre-forward would have multiple options. Twitter. Behind them, Youri Tielemans and Wilfred Ndidi were tasked to close Ceballos and Xhaka respectively. Mikel Arteta once again lined up his team in 3–4–3, a shape which helped his team to win their previous three matches. Leicester thought they should have had an early penalty when Matteo Guendouzi grabbed at Caglar Soyuncu's shirt, but the referee waved away the Leicester appeals and there was no intervention from VAR. He kept the five-at-the-back to give Arsenal more central solidity against Leicester’s wing play. The Spaniard’s questionable in-game management was the main reason behind Arsenal’s misery. "Our challenge in the next matches is to recover the points for us and also to in the long term, in 38 matches, little by little get better for our target at the end. 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). This was important because the wide areas would be used to launch Leicester’s diagonal play. pic.twitter.com/jAfA0dzuIj. Get a report of the Leicester City vs. Arsenal 2019-20 English Premier League football match. Not only that, the statistics show that he had also attempted six forward passes with a 50% success rate. With only five points difference from fifth-placed Manchester United, Arsenal were in a need of a win to climb up in the Premier League and get closer to the European zone. A gracefully blessed football writer and tactical analyst from Indonesia. 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