Arsenal v Leicester: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

Date published: Monday 6th July 2020 6:26 - Michael Graham

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When is Arsenal v Leicester?

Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Tuesday July 7.

What time does Arsenal v Leicester kick-off?

The game is scheduled for an 8.15pm kick-off and is one of three Premier League matches that day.

What is at stake?

It is certainly a very important game for both sides as they both push for European qualification.

Leicester have struggled since the restart but picked up a much-needed 3-0 win over Crystal Palace in their last match. They are currently occupying a Champions League spot, although are having to hold off a strong challenge from Manchester United.

Arsenal, on the other hand, have won four straight to rekindle their hopes of Europa League qualification, and another win here may just give them an outside shot of Champions League football next season.

Where can I watch Arsenal v Leicester?

It’s being broadcast by Sky Sports.

Is Arsenal v Leicester free-to-air?

It’s not, no, meaning you are either going to need a Sky Sports subscription to watch it or buy a Now TV sports pass.

What is the team news?

Record signing Nicolas Pepe is back in the Arsenal squad after missing their fine win at Wolves due to his wife giving birth. He may, however, have to settle for a place on the bench. Mesut Ozil could be back in contention too after a back injury.

Alexandre Lacazette’s home goalscoring record could see him restored to the starting line-up.

James Maddison is still struggling for Leicester and cold miss out again, and Ayoze Perez and Ben Chilwell both face late fitness tests after being forced off against Palace.

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What happened in the reverse match?

Second half goals from Jamie Vardy and James Maddison earned Leicester a relatively routine 2-0 win at the King Power Stadium back in November.

What are the odds?

Arsenal are the 5/4 favourites to win this crucial match, with Leicester priced at 21/10. The draw can be backed at 5/2.

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