Arsenal vs Leicester, Premier League preview: Prediction, TV channel, live stream, team news, time, h2h, odds

Malik Ouzia
·2-min read

Arsenal will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they welcome Leicester to the Emirates tonight.

The Gunners were narrowly beaten 1-0 at Manchester City last weekend, but come into this fixture having gotten their Europa League campaign off to a winning start away at Rapid Vienna on Thursday.

Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ended his mini goal drought by netting the winner as a substitute in that game, while Thomas Partey impressed on his first start for the club, having made his debut off the bench at the Etihad.

Leicester, meanwhile, have seen their league form drop off after an excellent start, with back-to-back defeats against West Ham and Aston Villa, though they, too, won in the Europa League in midweek.

Date, time and venue

Arsenal vs Leicester is scheduled for a 7.15pm GMT kick-off tonight (October 25, 2020).

The match will be behind closed doors at the Emirates Stadium with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be shown live via pay-per-view on Sky Sports Box Office at a cost of £14.95.

Team news

Arsenal will be hoping to have Willian and Dani Ceballos available after the pair missed the trip to Austria with minor injuries, while Rob Holding is out.

Leicester's big injury concern is Jamie Vardy, so often the scourge of Arsenal, who is pushing to be fit after a calf problem that has kept him out of the Foxes last two games.

Prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Leicester

Gunners spirits will be lifted by Aubameyang's midweek goal and the prospect of a home debut for Partey. Coupled with Leicester dip in league form, Mikel Arteta's side may have just enough to secure all three points.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

The two sides have met a whopping 144 times in all competitions, with Arsenal winning 67 of those games, Leicester 32 and 45 ending in draws.

They have already met once this season, with Arsenal triumphing 2-0 at the King Power in a Carabao Cup tie last month.

Betting odds and tips

  • Arsenal to win: Evs

  • Leicester to win: 14/5

  • Draw: 3/1

Odds courtesy of Betfair Exchange. Click here to find out more.

We may earn commission from some of the links in this article, but we never allow this to influence our content. This revenue helps to fund journalism across The Evening Standard.