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  • Updated: October 25, 2020

Arsenal Stunned At Home With Vardy's Strike For Leicester

Arsenal Stunned At Home With Vardy's Strike For Leicester

Arsenal was stunned by Jamie Vardy's strike as Leicester City defeat Mikel Arteta's side on home turf on Sunday night to complete the second consecutive defeat in a row.

AllNews understands that this is the first home defeat for Mikel Arteta's Arsenal having won all home games against Sheffield and Fulham.

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The first half was blow for blow as both sides refused to 'throw the towel', Arsenal could have gone in front with an early strike by Lacazette but the flag was up as Aubameyang got a touch on the ball which ruled it offside.

Arsenal dominated the first half in terms of possession, shot on goal, and passes.

David Luis was brought off in the 49 minute of the second half for Mustafi due to injury.

The second half was more of the same until the 80th minute when Roma loanee, Under picked off Vardy unmarked t the far side of the post with a cross the last season EPL golden boot holder, head home the cross to make it 0-1 at the Emirate Stadium in London.

The foxes did not allow Arsenal back in the game until the final whistle.

Brendan Rodger's men have now moved to 4th position with 12 points and Arsenal dropped to 10th with 8 points.

The next stop for both teams is the Europa League Dundalk for Arsenal and AEK Athens in Greece for Leicester City.

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