Match Today: Arsenal vs Leicester City 13-08-2022 English Premier League
Arsenal aim to kick off the 2022-23 Premier League season with a back-to-back win as Leicester City visit the Emirates Stadium for a game on Saturday afternoon. Arsenal started the new season with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, while the Foxes threw a two-goal lead over Brentford to draw 2-2.
Arsenal started the new Premier League season away from home in the troubled London derby last year, but Mikel Arteta's strengthened side ensured the lightning would not strike twice in a professional performance against Crystal Palace last Friday. It wouldn't be an Arsenal win in 2022 without Aaron Ramsdale having to save his side on more than one occasion, but Gabriel Martinelli's header from a well-worked corner routine and Marc Guehy's goal at the end got the job done for the team. Arsenal.
Arsenal vs Leicester City
Arsenal finished the 2021-22 season with three consecutive home wins against Manchester United, Leeds United and Everton - albeit not a single clean sheet in any of those matches and it has been more than 50 years since Arsenal have racked up consecutive wins. With consecutive clean sheets at the start of the Premier League season, Arteta emphasized that his side still hope to be active in the transfer market before the window closes, but the core of Arsenal's current crop should feel confident getting the job done against a Leicester side whose summer stints were almost not.
With a nearly identical first-team squad arriving on the field in the opening weekend, Leicester fans briefly forgot their team's failure to bring in one new signing, as Timothy Castagne and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall scored for the Foxes against Brentford to put them down. Two goals for good. Evan Toni made things interesting after just an hour, however, with only a few minutes left to maintain his slim lead, Leicester allowed former Arsenal youngster Josh DaSilva to score a superb equalizer to leave the crowd even more irritated.
Leicester City vs Arsenal
Unbeaten Leicester have scored in the Premier League now in five games, but they have had just four league victories away from home throughout the 2021-22 season, and their only clean net on the road came against downhill Burnley again in March. 0 against Arsenal in the Emirates in March after Arsenal previously won by the same score at King Power in October, and the 35 away defeats against Arsenal were the most they suffered. against one side of the top.