Arsenal will be out to continue their exceptional winning streak when they face Leicester in the Premier League tonight. Read on for the best insights from the Big Game Focus.
Arsenal left it on a high before the international break after beating Fulham 5-1 at Craven Cottage. The result was one of the best performances under Unai Emery, who has banished memories of their first two defeats early in the season to a distant memory.
The Gunners have won their last nine consecutive fixtures in all competitions and victory against the Foxes would put them level on points with Tottenham and Chelsea. Their confidence will be boosted by the fact that they have never lost a home Premier League game against them.
Leicester are equally in a good moment despite losing their last home game against Everton. To this end they have scored in all their league games this season, and the last time they failed to score in the Premier League was at the start of May. This is definitely going to be a very entertaining encounter.
Arsenal are on a 11-game home winning run against Leicester in the top-flight, their second best in history, after Stoke City who have lost 13 straight games against them in London. They will be out to win ten consecutive games in all competitions for the sixth time in their history and odds of 1.55 for a home win looks good here.
Arsenal have only kept three clean sheets in their 11 competitive games this term, whilst Leicester have scored in all their league games this season. The last time the visitors failed to score in the Premier League was at the start of May and odds of 1.55 for Both Teams to Score promises a good return this way.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been involved in 19 goals in his 21 Premier League games for Arsenal with 14 goals and five assists. He also has the best minutes-per-goal ratio of any Arsenal player in the competition to have scored at least ten Premier League goals for the club, averaging a goal every 118 minutes. He makes an excellent punt for the Anytime Goalscorer market at odds of 1.70 here.
In the red corner, Petr Cech, Mesut Ozil and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are all still injured. The Gunners may also need to make do without Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who is a major doubt after sustaining an ankle injury playing for Greece during the international break.
In the blue corner, Leicester captain Wes Morgan is serving a two-match suspension for his red card against Everton. As far as injuries go, the Foxes will have to fend for themselves without Matty James and winger Demarai Gray.
Arsenal: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Mustafi, Monreal; Xhaka Torreira; Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Aubameyang; Lacazette
Leicester: Schmeichel; Amartey, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell; Mendy, Ndidi; Maddison, Iheanacho, Perreira; Vardy