Premier League, Leicester City 1-3 Arsenal: Records brokenLast updated on Feb 28, 2021, 08:04 pm
Arsenal beat Leicester City 3-1 away in gameweek 26 of the Premier League 2020-21 season on Sunday.
Leicester's hopes of moving past Manchester United suffered a blow as Arsenal gained three crucial points.
Despite going down early on, the Gunners went into half-time sealing a 2-1 lead.
In the second half, Nicolas Pepe made it 3-1 as Arsenal grew in confidence.
Arsenal pile misery on Leicester, who falter at home
Youri Tielemens scored the opener in the sixth minute as he fired in a low shot into the far corner.
Arsenal took control of the game and showed great fluency from there on.
David Luiz scored the equalizer, finding space in the box to convert a header in from Willian's free-kick.
Alexandre Lacazette scored a penalty next as Pepe tapped in the third.
Leicester suffer sixth loss at home this season
Leicester City have suffered just their second defeat in their last 13 Premier League games.
The Foxes suffered their sixth loss at home this season.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have now won seven of their last 13 league games (W7 D2 L4).
The Gunners are 10th, having claimed 37 points from 26 matches.
Leicester remain third with 49 points from 26 games.
Notable records scripted in the match
Alexandre Lacazette has converted all five of his penalties for Arsenal in all competitions.
The Frenchman scored his 11th goal of the season across competitions.
Nicolas Pepe has scored four goals in his last seven Premier League starts for Arsenal.
David Luiz has scored a Premier League goal that was assisted by Willian for the second time (also for Chelsea against Huddersfield).
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A huge relief for Arsenal
As per Opta, this was Arsenal's first away victory against a team starting the day in the top three of the Premier League table since January 2015 (2-0 versus Manchester City). Prior to this, they were winless in their last 14 such games (D3 L11).