Add to that a ninth game unbeaten and a series of favourable results elsewhere in the league and it truly was a memorable day to be an Arsenal fan.
If we have European ambitions this season, though, this is a fixture we need to be taking something from.
Whichever way you look at it, Willian, Pepe and Lacazette were crucial for the Gunners
Much was made of the five away trips Arsenal faced in their last eight Premier League games, about how tough they would be and how the race for the top four was still wide open. Frankly, I didn’t buy it. I didn’t believe Arsenal could possibly throw away the chance of a Champions League place … Continue reading Leicester 3 Arsenal 0: Weak Gunners show only summer clear-out will do as top four hopes wither
When the history of the 2018/19 season is written, the defeat to Crystal Palace will be where they say it all went wrong. A 3-2 reverse in a pretty routine match against a poor opponent - and at a crucial moment of the season - was hugely damaging to our chances of our top four … Continue reading Leicester vs Arsenal: It’s all or nothing for Gunners in must-win trip to Midlands
It was messy, it was chaotic, it was shambolic, but, above all, it was absolutely mind-blowingly exhilarating. I can’t stress enough how playing the way we did against the Foxes is almost certainly going to cost us a lot of points this season, but dear lord did it make for sensational watching. Never content with … Continue reading From agony to ecstacy as Arsenal pull victory out of the fire against Leicester
Unlike most, I certainly do not begrudge Arsenal the slice of good fortune they enjoyed in last night’s must-win match against Leicester. Why anyone would is beyond me, but in order to pick up wins and go on runs in the Premier League, any and every team needs moments of good fortune along the way, … Continue reading Arsenal v Leicester: Why would any fan begrudge their team a slice of good fortune?
As the season marches on into its final few weeks, the pressure on teams to get results ramps up another few notches. While expectations that Arsenal may mount a late bid for the top four are especially low this year, it is crucial the team at least continues the fight until the very last day … Continue reading Arsenal v Leicester: Gunners face battle to keep mini-revival going
Arsene Wenger has conceded that Leicester City’s style of play has given him “food for thought” going into the summer break. At his pre-Manchester City press conference today (Friday), Arsene was asked about the scale of Leicester’s achievement in winning the Premier League, little more than a year after avoiding relegation by the skin of … Continue reading Arsene Wenger admits Leicester City’s playing style has given him ‘food for thought’