Despite a shaky start, we put a dominant display in at King Power Stadium. We come away with a superb 5-2 win, and more importantly, all three points.
The team responded excellently to going behind, and we were clearly in goalscoring mood. Alexis Sanchez scored his first of the season, and followed it up with his second and third.
It was a fantastic performance, and gained us some real ground on a number of teams.
Here is how we rate the Arsenal players following our 5-2 win over Leicester:
GK) Petr Cech – 8.0
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The Czech international was absolutely phenomenal, and made a number of hugely important saves. He also remained a calm and composed figure at the back, which is something we’ve missed in the past.
RB) Hector Bellerin – 8.5
The young right-back was one of the best players on the pitch, and continues to prove himself game after game. He was a constant threat when overlapping on the right, and even grabbed an assist.
LB) Nacho Monreal – 7.5
A really competent display from the Spaniard once again, and his defensive prowess kept Riyad Mahrez quiet most of the game.
CB) Laurent Koscielny – 7.0
His pace was important at the back, and the Frenchman had a solid game for the most part. He loves to get in front of attackers and intercept the pass, and his powers of recovery allow him to do just that.
CB) Per Mertesacker – 7.0
Mertesacker made some really important defensive headers, although his lack of pace was an issue against Leicester’s pacy forward line.