- Chances at a premium
- Monreal forces Huth own goal
- Arsenal moves sixth
- Foxes six clear of drop
Entertainment value wasn’t high over the course of the match, as Arsenal had trouble piercing Leicester’s congested back four.
Arsenal is now three points back of Manchester United and four behind Man City before Thursday’s Manchester Derby.
Leicester is six points clear of 18th and has played one less game than most of the teams chasing them.
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Wilfried Ndidi was again a monster in the middle third for Leicester, arguably the main reason the Foxes have rebounded from their relegation plight.
Arsenal had a chance pushed away from danger by Robert Huth after Alexis Sanchez misjudged his time on the ball in front of goal in the 56th minute.
Schmeichel then dove to slap away a deflected Francis Coquelin shot.
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Ndidi made a sliding intervention on Mesut Ozil in the 85th minute, another terrific bit of work from the Nigerian.
That’s when Huth’s unlucky moment lifted Arsenal to the lead.