Jamie Vardy’s late goal aids Leicester to make a late Arsenal 1-1 Leicester draw against 10-man Arsenal with VAR once again playing its part.
The goal gave Leicester a four-point cushion over Manchester United in fifth but they have slipped down into fourth after Chelsea’s narrow 3-2 win against Crystal Palace earlier in the day. Arsenal remain in seventh with 50 points.
Leicester vs Arsenal Player ratings
Arsenal: Martinez (6), Mustafi (7), Luiz (7), Kolasinac (7), Bellerin (7), Ceballos (8), Xhaka (7), Tierney (7), Saka (7), Lacazette (7), Aubameyang (7).
Subs used: Nketiah (n/a), Willock (5), Torreira (n/a), Maitland-Niles (n/a).
Leicester: Schmeichel (7), Justin (7), Evans (7), Soyuncu (6), Bennett (6), Perez (7), Tielemans (7), Ndidi (6), Albrighton (6), Iheanacho (6), Vardy (7).
Subs used: Barnes, Fuchs.
Man of the match: Dani Ceballos
Arsenal made with Cedric Soares and Eddie Nketiah dropping out. Hector Bellerin and Alexandre Lacazette replaced them.
As expected, neither Ben Chilwell or James Maddison were fit for Leicester with the only change coming as Ryan Bennett replaced the left-back
•Arsenal remain unbeaten in 23 home league games against Leicester (W19 D4).
•Leicester City have scored 18 goals in the final 15 minutes of their Premier League games this season, more than any other side.
•At 21 years 38 days, Eddie Nketiah is the youngest Arsenal player to be sent off in the Premier League since Konstantinos Mavropanos, also against Leicester in May 2018 (20y 149d).
Watch Highlights Arsenal 1-1 Leicester
It’s a big one up next for Arsenal – a trip to North London rivals Tottenham on Sunday, live on Sky Sports (kick-off 4.30pm). For Leicester, they play Bournemouth away on the same day, also to be shown live on Sky Sports (kick-off 7pm).