Defending English Premier League Champions Leicester City will take on Arsenal, the team that was second fiddle to them last season in an epic clash at King Power stadium. The match is scheduled on Saturday 20 August, 2016 17:30 BST local time (22:00 IST).
Both the teams come into this match after losing their first encounter and hence it will be a must win situation for both the teams as they look back to bring their campaign back on track.
Leicester City vs Arsenal Team News
Leicester City FC Squad – Kasper Shmeichel, Robert Huth, Wes Morgan, Ritchie De Laet, Danny Drinkwater, Matty James, Jamie Vardy, Andy King, Shinji Okazaki, Demarai Gray, Leonardo Ulloa, Riyad Mahrez, Marcin Wasilewski, Christian Fuchs, Gokhan Inler, Ron-Robert Zieler, Luis Hernandez, Nempalys Mendy, Ahmed Musa, Marc Albrighton, Ben Hamer, Daniel Amartey, Jeff Schlupp, Danny Simpson and Liam Moore.
Manager – Claudio Ranieri.
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Arsenal Squad – Petr Čech, Emiliano Martínez, David Ospina, Calum Chambers, Mathieu Debuchy, Gabriel Paulista, Kieran Gibbs, Francis Coquelin, Mohamed Elneny, Mesut Özil, Aaron Ramsey, Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere, Granit Xhaka, Gedion Zelalem, Chuba Akpom, T akuma Asano, Olivier Giroud, Serge Gnabry, Alex Iwobi, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexis Sánchez, Yaya Sanogo, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Héctor Bellerín, Rob Holding, Carl Jenkinson, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Nacho Monreal and Krystian Bielik.
Manager – Aresne Wenger.
Arsenal started the transfer window on a high after signing Granit Xhaka for ₤35 million but they were back to their old antics as continuously being linked with some star players but unable to sign any one of them in the end. They still look incomplete and Aresne Wenger will have to bring in some much needed reinforcements because even a fourth place this season looks quite hard.
Leicester City 3 – 2 Arsenal.
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