Arsenal vs Leicester City (13/03/2022)

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Arsenal vs Leicester City (13/03/2022)


Mikel Arteta

First Eleven
32 Aaron Ramsdale
17 Cédric Soares
4 Ben White
06 Gabriel Magalhães
03 Kieran Tierney
18 Thomas Partey  
29 Granit Xhaka
87 Bukayo Saka  
11 Martin Ødegaard
35 Gabriel Martinelli  
9 Alexandre Lacazette   
19 Bernd Leno
16 Rob Holding
20 Nuno Tavares
69 Z. Swanson
23 Sambi Lokonga
35 Mohamed Elneny
19 Nicolas Pépé  
55 Emile Smith Rowe  
62 Edward Nketiah  

Emirates Stadium

End of Match
11' Thomas Partey
59' Alexandre Lacazette
F-T Arsenal 2-0 Leicester
90+3' Emirates Stadium is rocking like hasn't for some time. The Gunners are marching back into the top four, and Champions League football is on the horizon.
90' Foul by Kieran Tierney.
Patson Daka wins a free kick on the right wing.
88' Eddie Nketiah replaces captain and goalscorer Alexandre Lacazette.
85' Nicolas Pépé replaces Bukayo Saka because of an injury.
82' Attempt saved.
Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.
80' Patson Daka is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
77' Emile Smith Rowe replaces Gabriel Martinelli.
75' Attempt missed.
Alexandre Lacazette header from the centre of the box.
Out of nothing, Leicester nearly reduce the arrears.
A charged down clearance gifts the ball to Iheanacho on the edge of the Arsenal area, he skips around a challenge and gets a fierce left-footed driveaway, but Ramsdale has his angles covered
Crucial, alert defending from Tierney as he hacks the ball behind for a corner just as a deflected cross looked set to be dispatched by Barnes in the Arsenal area.
65' Attempt blocked.
Marc Albrighton right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
59' GOAL! Arsenal 2-0 Leicester (Lacazette pen, 59')
56' Arsenal 1-0 Leicester
53' So close to a second for Arsenal as Martinelli is released to the byline but Lacazette is crowded out before he can get the chance to turn in the Brazilian's cut back.

However, the ball is only cleared out as far as Odegaard on the edge of the area and
47' Arsenal win a free-kick on the near touchline which Cedric disguises and plays to Saka. The ball is worked inside to Odegaard, who tries to chip a pass through bodies just as he did for Martinelli in the first half, but Leicester are wise to it and interc
45' Second Half begins..
H-T Arsenal 1-0 Leicester
45' 1' of added time at the Emirates.
43' Arsenal 1-0 Leicester City
Maddison swings a deep free-kick into the Arsenal area which Soyuncu reaches on the stretch, but he's able to get any direction on the shot and his effort sails over. Difficult chance.
40' All Leicester here as the break approaches. The momentum has swung in the favour of the visitors and it's all hands to the pump in the Arsenal defence as they try to preserve their lead through to the interval.
Incredible, absolutely incredible from Aaron Ramsdale.
A save he has no right to save as Albrighton's cross is met forcefully by Barnes. The header is header into the top corner but Ramsdale claws it behind for a corner.
Superb goalkeepin
30' Kelechi Iheanacho is shown the yellow card.
29' SHOT!
Lacazette spins into space and decides to go for goal. He effort bobbles in front of Schmeichel and forces the Leicester stopper into a save which needed to be made.
24' Attempt saved.
Harvey Barnes left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved.
18' Attempt blocked.
Granit Xhaka left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Thomas Partey.
17' Foul by Martin Ødegaard
Nampalys Mendy wins a free kick in the defensive half.
11' Thomas Partey header from very close range to the top left corner.
Assisted by Gabriel Martinelli with a cross following a corner.
11' GOAL! Arsenal 1-0 Leicester (Partey, 11')
10' Attempt blocked.
Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Odegaard stabs a brilliant ball in behind which finds Martinelli open in front of the Leicester goal but his effort is smothered by Schmeichel. Had Martinelli found the net it wouldn't have counted, he was offside, but Schmeichel wasn't to know
7' Positive stuff from Arsenal as Tierney looks to thread a through ball down the channel for Martinelli.
But Ricardo Pereira is across well to cut out the danger with a sliding challenge.
3' Foul by Çaglar Söyüncü.
Martin Ødegaard wins a free kick in the defensive half.
1' First Half begins..
Arsenal Starting XI To Face Leicester City: Ramsdale, Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tierney, Partey, Xhaka, Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli, Lacazette.

Leicester City

Brendan Rodgers

First Eleven
01 Kasper Schmeichel
11 Marc Albrighton
18 Daniel Amartey
04 Çağlar Söyüncü
33 Luke Thomas
21 Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Perei  
22 Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
24 Nampalys Mendy  
10 James Maddison
15 Harvey Barnes
08 Kelechi Iheanacho   
35 Eldin Jakupović
02 James Justin  
23 Jannik Vestergaard
08 Youri Tielemans
17 Ayoze Pérez
20 Hamza Choudhury
25 Wilfred Ndidi  
29 Patson Daka   
37 Ademola Lookman