FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 14 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Arsenal v Leicester City fixture

Arsenal are ready to welcome Leicester City to Highbury on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 38 and drawing 20 of the 64 games played.

The previous match played between the two at Highbury was within the last three years, in August 2001, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 06 DecLeicester City1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2001/2002Wed 23 JanLeicester City1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2001/2002Sat 25 AugArsenal4-0Leicester CityPREM
2000/2001Sat 20 JanLeicester City0 - 0ArsenalPREM
2000/2001Tue 26 DecArsenal6 - 1Leicester CityPREM
1999/2000Wed 19 JanLeicester City0 - 0ArsenalFAC
1999/2000Sun 09 JanArsenal0 - 0Leicester CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 6 goals against.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Foxes's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 87 points from the 37 games played. Leicester City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 33 points from their 37 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Gunners being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Leicester City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.