Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe is fouled, just outside the penalty area after a VAR (Video Assistant Referee) review during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on February 28, 2021. (Photo by Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

Leicester 15 fouls, 2 yellows, Arsenal 3 fouls, 1 yellow

Against Leicester, Arsenal once again found that their opponents can foul with relative impunity while the Gunners are punished almost immediately.

How Willian and Pepe were integral to Arsenal’s win over Leicester

Arsenal's recent run of encouraging performances continued with an excellent 3-1 victory over Leicester City, so how did they do it?
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on February 28, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP)

70% win rate: Arsenal’s lucky kit strikes again vs Leicester

Arsenal wore their away kit against Leicester when the two sides met on Sunday, the luckiest Arsenal kit this season, as it once again proved in their 3-1 win.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League 32 Second Leg football match between Arsenal and Benfica at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Athens, on February 25, 2021. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Lacazette to replace Aubameyang: Arsenal lineup vs Leicester City

Arsenal return to Premier League action with a trip to Leicester City on Sunday, let's take a look at our predicted lineup for the clash.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Rob Holding of Arsenal receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 25-year-old ruled out of Benfica clash: Return date set

Rob Holding is unavailable for Arsenal's trip to face Benfica in Athens, but he'll return in time for Leicester City at the weekend.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Big decisions about to be made at Arsenal

Join us as we ask whether Auba is the right centre-forward for Arsenal's style, and if they should be looking for a new manager if they lose to Benfica
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Why Mikel Arteta can fix Arsenal immediately

Despite what he says, Mikel Arteta’s default style seems to be evolving as a cautious one, more afraid of losing than anything else and that’s what’s hurting Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola picks out 2 Arsenal players for praise

Pep Guardiola singled out Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard for praise after Manchester City's victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal’s problem explained by Nicolas Pepe

Nicolas Pepe says the current Arsenal team need to address their concentration problems if they're going to succeed, following defeat to Manchester City.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Why Arsenal couldn’t fight Manchester City’s fire with their own

Stephen Bradley analyses how Manchester City managed to exert their will Arsenal, how they struggled to cope with runners, and why the Gunners were unable to fight fire with fire.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola praises Arsenal’s ‘quality’ as reason they ‘didn’t do more’

Arsenal looked in for a pasting when Raheem Sterling rose to nod home with barely 2 minutes on the clock but Arsenal rallied
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on October 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

P11 L9 GD minus 25: Arsenal vs Manchester City isn’t fun

Arsenal and Manchester City went head-to-head at the Emirates in was an impossible game for Mikel Arteta’s men who did well to only lose 1-0.

Thomas Partey to be ‘assessed’ before Manchester City game

Arsenal dropped an injury news update that raised hopes everywhere that Thomas Partey could play some part against Manchester City on Sunday.
Kieran Tierney of Arsenal FC during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 Leg 1 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 18 February 2021. Copyright: Giuseppe Maffia

Pepe replaces Smith Rowe: How Arsenal could line up vs Manchester City

Arsenal return to Premier League action with a match against Manchester City on Sunday, so let's take a look at our predicted lineup.

Premier League dislike Champions League changes that could help Arsenal

The Premier League want to reject a new Champions League qualification format that could have helped Arsenal qualify.

Kieran Tierney returns to training for Arsenal

Kieran Tierney has returned to training with Arsenal giving the Gunners a major lift before their games against Benfica and Manchester City.
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Blow for Arsenal as Manchester City dangerman returns to fitness

Kevin De Bruyne has returned to full training with Manchester City, just days before his team are set to face Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Referee, Stuart Attwell gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal get 21.7% of VAR decisions overturned compared to Premier League average

Arsenal fans know this hasn't been a great season for VAR decisions overturned in their favour, but it's probably worse than they thought.
Arsenal video Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

How Mikel Arteta’s subs almost messed up his excellent gameplan

Arsenal got a much needed Premier League victory over Leeds United, see how they did it using the press and how Mikel Arteta almost messed it up
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Willian of Arsenal comes on to replace Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans’ brutal comments when Willian replaced Smith Rowe

Willian made an appearance for Arsenal, immediately dropping the level of the team, and Arsenal fans did not take it well
Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe (L) leaves the pitch after being substituted off for Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 18, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Gabriel Martinelli’s bench status explained

Mikel Arteta explained to the media why Gabriel Martinelli hasn't been starting games with the Brazilian only playing 53 minutes from a possible 900.
Referee Stuart Atwell (L) shows a red card to Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) to send him off for fouling Chelsea's English striker Tammy Abraham during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on January 21, 2020. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Arsenal red card refs added to FIFA list

Stuart Atwell will take charge of Arsenal vs Leeds United after being added to the FIFA List for along with others who will make your head hurt.
Refree David Coote warms up before the English Premier League football match between Sheffield United and Everton at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, northern England on December 26, 2020. (Photo by Alex Pantling / POOL / AFP)

5 defeats in 7: Arsenal’s worst officials this season

Arsenal's best and worst referee revealed! Arsenal fans were are wondering just what they have to do to get a fair shake from match officials

He can unbalance a match: Marcelo Bielsa on Nicolas Pepe

Marcelo Bielsa has praised his former player, Nicolas Pepe, detailing what he believes the forward brings to the game.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe leaves the pitch after being sent off after clashing with Leeds United's Macedonian midfielder Ezgjan Alioski during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on November 22, 2020. (Photo by MOLLY DARLINGTON / POOL / AFP)

Leeds United 28yo ‘can’t wait’ to play face Nicolas Pepe

Ezgjan Alioski can't wait to play against Nicolas Pepe again, according to his Leeds United teammate Patrick Bamford.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on January 02, 2021 in West Bromwich, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Rui Vieira - Pool/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta confirms a 2nd Kieran Tierney injury

Kieran Tierney has a knee injury on top of his lower leg problem, according to Mikel Arteta, to be further assessed in the coming days.
Arsenal's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey receives medical attention during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Major blow as Arsenal star to miss both Benfica legs

Thomas Partey is now likely to miss the entirety of Arsenal's Europa League tie with Benfica, due to a hamstring injury.
Mikel Arteta File Photo File photo dated 08-11-2020 of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.Copyright: Andy Rain

Episode 275: Is it time to fire up the Arteta Out bandwagon?

Stephen is joined by Anita and Lana as they discuss if time is beginning to run out for Mikel Arteta after Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa.

Midfielder recalled: How Arsenal lineup vs Leeds United

Mikel Arteta faces a number of crucial choices ahead of Arsenal's game this weekend so how will Arsenal lineup vs Leeds United?
Arsenal's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey receives medical attention during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Major update on Thomas Partey injury ahead of Leeds United

Thomas Partey's injury is not serious and he could even make it back in time for the match against Leeds United on Sunday, according to a report.
Nice's French defender William Saliba looks on during the French L1 football match between Nice and Bordeaux at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, on January 17, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba opens up about Mikel Arteta plus Arsenal news roundup

All the Arsenal news and gossip we could find from around the internet, rounded up so you don't have to waste time searching
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Referee does it again to Arsenal

Chris Kavanagh delivered another refereeing horror show as Arsenal lost to Aston Villa as more bad decisions go against the Gunners.
Emi Martinez fouling Alexandre Lacazette (Photo via BT Sport)

Alexandre Lacazette and Emi Martinez Twitter spat as Pepe joins in

Lacazette and Martinez had a go at each other on Twitter and Nicolas Pepe joined in on Instagram as Arsenal players show some fight
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Should Arsenal be asking Arteta for answers after Aston Villa?

With another disappointing Premier League defeat on the books, is Mikel Arteta's position as Arsenal manager now under threat?
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Why Arsenal’s red card appeal was denied but Southampton’s wasn’t

There seems to be a lot of confusion around the law in the Premier League and that's making David Luiz's red card even more ridiculous.
Arsenal's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey receives medical attention during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Thomas Partey injured: How Arsenal lined up vs Aston Villa

After an incredibly frustrating defeat to Wolves, let's have a look at the Arsenal team we predict Mikel Arteta to select to bounce back against Aston Villa.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Conor Hourihane of Aston Villa battles for possession with David Luiz of Arsenal and Dani Ceballos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on July 21, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Aston Villa: The 1st match

Arsenal vs Aston Villa (or Aston Villa vs Arsenal if you prefer) is a fixture that has been played since 1904 and it has returned more than it's fair share of entertainment.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Conor Coady of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Craig Pawson, the match referee interact following the coin toss as Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Episode 274: Ranting about referees . loving Arsenal’s positive performances

In this week's podcast, we talk about the draw against Manchester United, the controversial defeat against Wolves, and what we should take from both matches.
Arsenal's Icelandic goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson comes on after Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno leaves the field on being red carded during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

When will Mat Ryan be fit for Aston Villa vs Arsenal?

Arsenal lost Bernd Leno against Wolves but with no Mat Ryan to turn to, Arsenal had to bring on Alex Runarsson, so when will the Aussie be back?
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Conor Coady of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Craig Pawson, the match referee interact following the coin toss as Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

How the law conspired to rob Arsenal against Wolves

Partey's growing influence on the way the team plays, how Wolves' back four led to so many chances for Arsenal, and how the law is an ass.