The Foxes won the first Premier League meeting between the sides 2-1 in November 1994.
There is certainly value in backing Leicester as 3/1 shots to earn a win here.
Manager Claudio Ranieri has said that our vibrant performances and positive work ethic are the reason we have picked up such great results so far this year.
Arsenal will be looking to climb into the top four when they take on Leicester City at the King power Stadium this afternoon.
Mathieu Flamini scored twice to give Arsenal a thrilling 2-1 victory over the North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
Leicester’s start to the season has been quite remarkable.
· Manchester City have scored 27 goals in their last eight Premier League games against Tottenham – an average of 3.4 a game.
“And if they stop Arsenal from scoring, they can have extra toppings”. Now, the new Leicester City boss finds himself as the definite underdog in this particular battle.
“They are ready to fight again for the title and it will be a very good match“.
“The Champions League? Maybe not yet, but with a little luck, why not?” For this reason I told the players at half-time [against Stoke]: ‘OK, we are losing, but it’s finished, and now we start to play. “Things are not going to plan for Arsenal, but the season is young”, mused Mesut Ozil, prophetically.
It’s clear that Ranieri regards his opposition as potential title-winners. If we combine those two bets in a score-cast, then we get very tempting odds of 22/1.
“I don’t really know what happened but we are the disposal of the authorities to help them to sort it out”. “We responded well to the challenge we faced, mentally and physically”, he said.
With Leicester riding high, a win at the KP Stadium would be a significant statement of intent.
The Foxes had an nearly completely rotated squad midweek, with just one player starting against West Ham in the League Cup who also started against Stoke.
Ranieri will also bring Riyad Mahrez back into the fold. “That is one explanation [for his form]”. Will Wenger ring the changes once again? The first will be in goal, where Petr Cech will come back in at the expense of David Ospina.
The bad news for the Gunners is that Francis Coquelin is still sidelined through injury. Santi Cazorla returns from suspension.
Chelsea were one team who failed to make up ground on the top of the table, requiring two late goals to spare some of their blushes against Newcastle.
He does, however, expect to be on the receiving end of more aggressive defending now that his play has attracted so much attention.