It is the champions versus runners up in the second match day as Leicester City are set to face off Arsenal at their home in King Power stadium. Both the teams have lost their opening games and will look to pick some points in the second match.

Neither of the teams are willing to lose as they can fall behind in the race with their rivals. Both the teams are set to go into the match with the best possible XI they are having.

Here we look at the team news, kick-off time and predicted line ups for this important fixture.

Team News:


Danny Welbeck, Per Mertesacker, Carl Jenkinson, Ganriel remain long term absentees where as Aaron Ramsey and Iwobi would suffered injuries in the season opener against Liverpool are also set to miss the crucial fixture.

However, Wenger is keen to recall star trio of Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny to the first team as he eyes key points going into the match.

Leicester City

The Champions do not have any injury concerns going into the match and one of their key defenders Robert Huth is set to make a comeback to first team after serving the three match ban that was imposed on him last season.

Predicted line ups:

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Fuchs, Huth, Morgan(C), Simpson, King, Drinkwater, Gray, Mahrez, Okazaki, Vardy

Leicester XI

Arsenal: Cech,Monreal, Koscielny, Chambers, Bellerin, Cazorla (C), Xhaka, Ozil, Walcott, Sanchez, Giroud.

Arsenal XI

Kick-off time: 10:00PM IST (18:30 GMT)

Prediction: Leicester City 1-2 Arsenal

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