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Leicester City vs Arsenal - LIVE! The Gunners pay a visit to the King Power Stadium for the headline clash on a busy night of Carabao Cup third-round action. Mikel Arteta's men are full of confidence after starting the new Premier League season with back-

Leicester City vs Arsenal - LIVE!

The Gunners pay a visit to the King Power Stadium for the headline clash on a busy night of Carabao Cup third-round action.

Mikel Arteta's men are full of confidence after starting the new Premier League season with back-to-back wins over Fulham and West Ham.

They now face a Leicester side that have also begun the 2020-21 campaign in impressive fashion, scoring seven times in total in successive victories against West Brom and Burnley.

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2020-09-23T16:02:07.583Z

Arsenal team news

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Cedric Soares will hope to make a first appearance of the season at right wing-back for Arsenal tonight, while Joe Willock is likely to get a start in central midfield.

In attack, Eddie Nketiah will expect to the lead line after coming off the bench to score the winner against West Ham on Saturday.

Out wide, Reiss Nelson is likely to be involved for the first time this season and Nicolas Pepe should feature too as it is a chance for him to get some more minutes under his belt.

2020-09-23T15:33:02.960Z

Runarsson and Saliba could make debuts

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Runar Alex Runarsson and William Saliba could both make their Arsenal debuts tonight.

Mikel Arteta is expected to rotate his team for the match ahead of Monday’s Premier League trip to Liverpool – and Runarsson and Saliba are two who could come in.

Goalkeeper Runarsson joined Arsenal on Monday from Dijon and has been training with the squad, while Saliba is slowly being integrated into first-team action given he is still just 19 years old.

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2020-09-23T15:22:45.826Z

Hello and welcome to Standard Sport's LIVE coverage of the Carabao Cup third-round tie between Leicester and Arsenal!

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Date, time and venue

Leicester vs Arsenal is scheduled for a 7.45pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, September 23.

This match will be played behind closed doors at the King Power Stadium with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.

How to watch

Live stream: The match will not be televised live in the UK, but fans will still be able to watch via the carabaocup.live website.

Match passes cost £10.

Team news

Mikel Arteta is expected to make a number of changes to the side that beat West Ham last time out.

The Spaniard could be set to hand debuts to Runar Alex Runarsson, who joined Arsenal on Monday, and William Saliba, who is being slowly integrated into first-team action.

After his Hammers heroics, Eddie Nketiah is expected to lead the line, with Reiss Nelson and Nicolas Pepe also likely to have their chance to impress.

In defence, Cedric Soares will be hoping to make his first appearance of the season, while Joe Willock is likely to get a start in central midfield.

Arsenal predicted XI (3-4-3): Runarsson; Saliba, Luiz, Kolasinac; Cedric, Elneny, Willock, Saka; Pepe, Nketiah, Nelson

Prediction: Leicester 1-2 Arsenal

Though this is an extremely difficult tie to call, Arsenal have been impressive in the way they've managed to get the job done of late.

They were perhaps less than fantastic against West Ham last time out, before substitute Nketiah nicked a winner five minutes from time.

Expect a tight affair - one which could go either way - but I think Arsenal will just take it.

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