Arsenal v Leicester City - Friday Night Football at the Emirates

Arsenal v Leicester City - Friday Night Football at the Emirates

The 2017/2018 Premier League season kicks off Friday with Arsenal hosting Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium.  The two former Premier League champions hope to grab the first three points of the season and get themselves to the top of the table early. Arsenal will be desperate to win the Premier League this year.  With Alexis Sanchez refusing to sign a new contract, it looks like the Chilean will play out the final year of his contract and sign for …
Leicester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Prediction

Leicester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Prediction

On May 18th, Leicester City host Tottenham at the King Power Stadium, as Tottenham look to add to their personally historic season and Leicester look to finish as high as possible. Leicester City clawed their way out of the relegation slog weeks ago and now have their sights firmly set on finishing as high as they can.  Despite dropping as low as 17th this season, Leicester could be as high as eighth, if they win their game in hand and …
England's Squad - What Does It Tell Us About Potential Tactics?

England's Squad - What Does It Tell Us About Potential Tactics?

The news that Andros Townsend, Fabian Delph and Danny Drinkwater have been dropped tells us a lot about the possible tactical plans of Roy Hodgson. It is generally agreed that England will play a 4-3-3, or a 4-4-2 diamond, in France this summer. Both formations have been tested in the warm up games and the squad announcement suggests that Hodgson is leaning towards the 4-4-2 diamond. He has included five strikers, while the decision to drop Townsend is particularly interesting …
Arsenal v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Hands down, the tie of the weekend and potentially one of the games of the season that could decide the whereabouts of the title race, will take place at the Emirates, when Arsene Wenger's Arsenal and high-flying Leicester City. For Arsenal, this is a must-win fixture. Simple as. The difference between the last ten years and this year from an Arsenal and Arsene perspective is the fact that if they don't manage to win the title by May, then it …
Should Leicester switch from their 4-4-2 against Arsenal?

Should Leicester switch from their 4-4-2 against Arsenal?

This weekend could be a watershed moment in this years title race.  Manchester City and Tottenham face off just a few hours after Arsenal and Leicester City.  With all four of the top four teams facing each other, this could be the weekend someone pulls away from the pack or someone falls away into the race for fourth place. With so much up for grabs this weekend, coaches will be focusing on getting every little detail right.  They'll be analyzing …
Leicester City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Leicester City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Leicester City will host Arsene Wenger's Arsenal at the King Power stadium come Sunday in the 3rd game-week of this Premier League season. The home side, boosted by the signing of Argentine veteran Esteban Cambiasso from Inter on a free transfer will face the North London outfit that is facing a few injury problems, especially lacking options up front. Nigel Pearson's side played their hearts out last time despite the eventual 2-0 defeat, against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge but the final …
Would Cambiasso be a Good Signing For Leicester?

Would Cambiasso be a Good Signing For Leicester?

Leicester will face a difficult task this season to consolidate their position in the top flight, especially after being absent from the Premier League for such a long time, but an opening day 2-2 draw against Everton was very encouraging. They have yet to add proven Premier League quality. Although Marc Albrighton and Matt Upson have both played at this level, neither will provide the quality needed to survive. Whilst Leonard Ulloa is unproven at the top level he started …