Mikel Arteta’s side had won three in a row against Southampton, Sheffield United in the FA Cup and then Norwich.

ARSENAL TEAM NEWS

Team to play Leicester: Martinez, Mustafi, Luiz, Kolasinac, Bellerin, Ceballos, Xhaka, Tierney, Saka, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Subs: Macey, Sokratis, Torreira, Maitland-Niles, Holding, Pepe, Nelson, Willock, Nketiah.


LEICESTER TEAM NEWS

Team to play Arsenal: Schmeichel, Justin, Evans, Soyuncu, Bennett, Perez, Tielemans, Ndidi, Albrighton, Iheanacho, Vardy.

Subs: Ward, Morgan, Gray, Barnes, Choudhury, James, Mendy, Praet, Fuchs.

1 min

The players, staff and officials all take the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in the pouring North London rain. 

5 min

Tierney gets away down the left-hand side before cutting the cross back into the area but Soyuncu nip in and see the ball away.

11 min

Tielemans delivers, but Mustafi clears well.

18 min

Tierney on the left but a wonderful clearance from Evans and he does well to see it away for a corner. 

GOAL! ARSENAL 1-0 LEICESTER (Aubameyang, 21)

26 min

Aubameyang drives down the left flank however, Soyuncu is there this time to ping the ball over the crossbar from close range.

35 min

Leicester have the ball in the net – but Iheanacho fouls Kolasinac in the build-up and the goal is ruled out. 

39 min

Another huge save from Schmeichel as Bellerin cross picks out Lacazette inside the area who sends it goalwards, but it goes straight at the goalkeeper. 

45 min

The two minutes of injury time announced will be longer now. 

45 + 2 min

Mustafi is back on his feet and on the field, with two more minutes yet to be played.

HT : ARSENAL 1-0 LEICESTER

46 min

We’re back under way at the Emirates!

52 min

Luiz has a long run up and it takes a little nick off forcing a leaping save from Schmeichel.

59 min

Leicester make the first changes with Iheanacho and Albrighton replaced by Barnes and Fuchs. 

66 min

Vardy tries to hit on the turn, he completely miss kicks the ball and Mustafi can get down low to make a vital block. 

71 min

Saka and Lacazette make way for Willock and Nketiah.

75 min

Kavanagh has made his assessment and it didn’t take long – Nketiah is off just minutes after coming on.

SUB: Gray comes on for Bennett. 

80 min

Vardy bursts into the area but shoots into the side of the net. The offside flag is also raised and any goal would have been ruled out. 

Torreira is on for Arsenal in place of Ceballos.

Praet replaces Ndidi for Leicester.

GOAL! ARSENAL 1-1 LEICESTER (Vardy, 84)

90 min

EIGHT minutes of added time!

90 + 8 min

ARSENAL 1-1 LEICESTER

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