Published: Wed, August 31, 2016
Sports | By Nelson Rowe

Premier League Matchday 2


"They have the exactly the same qualities they had past year and they are team who are very quick on the break and defend well as a unit".

Mahrez was signed by Leicester City from Le Havre in January 2014 and was been a vital part of their title-winning campaign last season. Guardiola said his players needed to "take more risks" in possession and it is likely to be a while before they feel fully comfortable with the team's new shape.

"When you go for somebody you want him to join you but you have to respect the decision, we are all professional people". "The managers make mistakes, the referees make mistakes, the players make mistakes". "Of course they have not played any games for a while, so I have to be selective and I can not go for the three because that would be too risky". "Leicester are a good team - they did not win the league and only lose three games last season for nothing".

"It was a game of top-level intensity and I believe we responded well to last week's disappointment", Wenger said.

"It [the Premier League] is the best league in the world, the most exciting, where there is the most at stake".

Mahrez's goal could not prevent a 2-1 defeat at Hull on the opening day, and Arsenal are this weekend's visitors to the King Power Stadium.

The Algeria worldwide scored 17 goals and provided 11 assists last season as City won the Premier League.

Two of Leicester's three Premier League defeats in 2015/16 were against the Gunners, including their only home defeat. If you look at his numbers, certainly he was in the top three in the league past year.

FC's Mark Donaldson breaks down the best of the social media world, including Leicester City's Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 player ratings.

Luis Hernandez is once again expected to replace Robert Hurt in the heart of Leicester's defense.

Mertesacker, Gabriel and Ozil are still out, while Xhaka hopes so record first start for the club.

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