Coming to Arsenal Vs Leicester, The Gunners Have Minor Notes in the Opening Game
Arsenal will face Leicester City in the opening match of the Premier League 2018-2018 season on Friday (11/08/2017) or Saturday morning GMT. The hosts haunted a less impressive record when diving the opening match.
The Gunners are without the best strength due to some absent pillars. Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny and Jack Wilshere have not been able to perform.
In addition, the Arsenal statistics in every Premier League opener is not very encouraging. Judging from the data collected from Transfermarkt, in the last five editions Arsenal only able to record 1 victory, 1 draw and 3 times defeat.
Arsenal have five times in a row (2012-2017) melakoni opening game in front of the public itself. Last season, Arsenal had to see his guest, Liverpool, celebrate victory at the Emirates.
Had superior through Theo Walcott scored in the 31st minute, Arsenal could not resist the barrage of four goals Liverpool. The Gunners defeat 3-4 from the Reds.
Backed up another season, 2015-2016, Arsenal again subdued in front of their own supporters when entertaining West Ham United. Arsene Wenger’s men surrendered 0-2.
The only Arsenal victory occurred in the 2014-2015 season while beating Crystal Palace with a score of 2-1. The 2013-2014 season, again Arsenal must accept the defeat of the team last season relegated to the Championship Division, Aston Villa, with a score of 1-3.
In the 2012-2013 season, Arsenal got a goalless draw against Sunderland.
Reflecting on the statistical data, Per Mertesacker et al should be more vigilant when facing Leicester. The Gunners must maximize the first game in order to continue to compete in the top of the standings.