Match Today: Arsenal vs Leicester City 25-02-2023 English Premier League

Arsenal managed to end their winless run in dramatic fashion last time out and regain the top spot in the league table with a record of 17 wins, three defeats and three draws, leaving them on 54 points.

They now have a two-point lead over second-placed Manchester City and also have a game in hand at the defending champions. Leicester, on the other hand, go into this fixture looking to create some extra breathing space between them and the relegation zone.

The Foxes are 14th in the table with a total of 24 points, which puts them four points clear of 18th-placed West Ham. Leicester's last match saw them concede 4.47 expected goals and allow seven great scoring chances.

Leicester have conceded in eight consecutive Premier League matches. The Fox's 41 goals conceded this season is the second-highest mark in the league, behind only 17th-placed Bournemouth. Arsenal have conceded in their last six consecutive matches in all competitions.

Arsenal vs Leicester City

Leicester will try to respond after a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester United in their final game, the result snapping a three-match winning streak across all competitions and a run of seven points in their last three Premier League matches.

Despite not finding the net against Manchester United, Leicester have created a number of good chances and probably deserved at least a goal. They managed a total of 1.67 expected goals in two clear chances created, which isn't bad considering the defensive strength Manchester United have turned into this season though. Old Trafford The problem for the Foxes came in the form of their defense as they were repeatedly torn apart by the Red Devils. Leicester created an astonishing seven scoring chances against Manchester United,

Leicester City vs Arsenal

For the visitors, they managed a dramatic 4-2 away win over Aston Villa in the final round, putting an end to a four-match winless run. A win was essential for Arsenal after losing 3-1 at home to Manchester City in the previous game that saw them concede. top of the English Premier League.

Arsenal have been fantastic away from home this season and the victory over Villa was the latest in a remarkable nine wins, one draw and two defeats away from home. Arsenal have struggled somewhat on the defensive side of the ball in recent matches compared to the tight defensive form they showed earlier in the campaign.

They have now conceded nine goals in their last five league games having previously conceded just 14 in their first 18 games of the season Leicester will offer a much improved defensive performance or risk another heavy defeat Arsenal should be in high spirits at Going into this game having finally returned to winning ways and back to the top of the league, so he will be a very difficult opponent for the hosts, both sides have been creating chances in recent matches while also showing some cracks defensively.

Summer signing Gabriel Jesus is poised to return to the league leaders with March included as a likely time frame. Arsenal had to dispense with the services of key midfielder Thomas Partey against Manchester City and Aston Villa, but the Ghana international looks set to return to the fold for the visit to Leicester.

Meanwhile, there is positive news on superstar Bukayo Saka as the club confirmed that despite taking a number of knocks in the win over Villa, the 21-year-old was unharmed. For Leicester, manager Brendan Rodgers has to deal with a number of A few absences including Jonny Evans, James Justin, Ryan Bertrand, Youri Tielemens, Boubakari Soumare, Dennis Praet and Jamie Vardy will all press for a start after each appearing on the bench in the loss to Manchester United last weekend.