Why Mesut Ozil & Nacho Monreal missed Leicester vs Arsenal

Leicester vs Arsenal

Sunday’s Premier League action kicked off at the King Power Stadium as Leicester hosted Arsenal.

Both clubs came into the match with European dreams.

Starting with the Foxes, they remain optimistic of a seventh place finish this season.

That could be enough to qualify clubs to the Europa League if Man City beat Watford in the FA Cup final.

Can Arsenal finish the season in the top four?

The Gunners lost at Wolves last time out, however it’s worth noting that they can still qualify for the Champions League next season if they win this year’s Europa League.

Leicester vs Arsenal line-ups

Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell, Choudhury, Albrighton, Tielemans, Ndidi, Maddison, Vardy

Subs: Soyuncu, Gray, Iheanacho, Ward, Barnes, Mendy, Fuchs

Arsenal XI: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi, Papastathopoulos, Kolasinac, Mkhitaryan, Torreira, Xhaka, Iwobi, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Subs: Cech, Elneny, Koscielny, Mavropanos, Guendouzi, Nketiah, Willock

Mesut Ozil & Nacho Monreal

German midfielder Mesut Ozil missed the Leicester game due to injury.

The club confirmed that Ozil has . afoot injury which forced him out of contention on Sunday.

As for Monreal, the Spanish defender also was out with a knock.

Monreal has a calf problem.

Also see: Leicester City vs Arsenal live streaming: Watch online & confirmed line-ups.

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