PA 24244891
Home  »    »    »  Arsenal face Foxes and Man City tackle Spurs on Super Sunday

Arsenal face Foxes and Man City tackle Spurs on Super Sunday

| 14.02.2016

Lee Gormley | February 12, 2016

In what is set to be an epic Sunday of Premier League action, Arsenal will try to tame high-flying table-toppers Leicester City and bolster their own title aspirations, while rock-bottom Aston Villa contest Liverpool. In the evening kick-off, Manchester City look to bounce back against in-form Tottenham to round off a super weekend of top-flight fixtures.

Arsenal v Leicester City

  • Premier League
  • Sunday, February 14th
  • Kick-off: 12:00 GMT
  • The Emirates, London
  • Live on Sky Sports 1

Leaders Leicester clash with Arsenal

In Sunday’s opening Premier League match-up, Arsenal will look to halt the incredible run of Leicester City and edge further towards the summit, where Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes are currently sitting proudly after toppling Manchester City last time out.

Arsenal v Southampton - Barclays Premier League - The Emirates Stadium

The visitors continued their remarkable campaign with an emphatic 3-1 triumph over Manuel Pellegrini’s Sky Blues and are 16/5 with Coral to down the Gunners in London, with three points here potentially propelling them towards a historic title success.

Although, Arsene Wenger’s hosts are one of only two sides to have defeated Leicester domestically this term, smashing the Foxes 5-2 at the King Power Stadium last September, and they are 12/5 to prevail once more with both teams scoring.

Can Vardy or Mahrez reap havoc again?

Foxes hitman Jamie Vardy dispatched a double in that previous fixture defeat on home soil and has netted three times in as many games of late, making the England international forward 6/1 to open proceedings in north London.

Britain Soccer Premier League

Riyad Mahrez starred in the victory over Man City, dazzling Manuel Pellegrini’s helpless defence with his swift footwork before firing past Joe Hart, and the Algerian is 2/1 to add to his impressive season tally of 16 goals so far.

Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott were both on target in that earlier season coup and are evens and 6/4 respectively to get on the scoresheet again, while clinical Chilean Alexis Sanchez, who hit a hat-trick that day, is 7/1 for a brace or more this time around.

Aston Villa v Liverpool

  • Premier League
  • Sunday, February 14th
  • Kick-off: 14:05 GMT
  • Villa Park, Birmingham
  • Live on Sky Sports 1

Rock-bottom Villa vying for Liverpool upset

Aston Villa look destined for the Championship despite a recent win over relegation rivals Norwich City, while Liverpool are battling to remain in the top 10, and both sides collide at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon.

Norwich City v Aston Villa - Barclays Premier League - Carrow Road

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds faced FA Cup heartache at the hands of West Ham United recently, losing via a last-gasp extra-time header from Angelo Ogbonna, and are without a win in five outings on all fronts.

The Villans have endured their fair share of misery too but overturned their hapless run with success over the Canaries previously, making Remi Garde’s hosts 10/3 to inflict a shock defeat on Liverpool.

Can Benteke banish demons against old club?

Former Villa frontman Christian Benteke has been misfiring with Klopp’s Merseysiders this year, having missed an abundance of great opportunities to strike against West Ham, but he is evens to end his barren streak by finally netting anytime.

Britain Soccer FA Cup

Daniel Sturridge made another return from injury in that FA Cup exit and is 5/1 to bag a brace or more on a potential start, having netted twice last time out against Villa, while Philippe Coutinho is 7/4 to find the target.

For the struggling home outfit, Rudy Gestede was able to net a double in that narrow 3-2 reverse fixture loss and is 2/1 to strike anytime again, with Gabriel Agbonlahor the same price for a goal of his own, following one over Norwich.

Manchester City v Tottenham

  • Premier League
  • Sunday, February 14th
  • Kick-off: 16:15 GMT
  • The Etihad, Manchester
  • Live on Sky Sports 1

Man City contest Spurs in crucial encounter

During Sunday’s late pairing, Manchester City will aim to bounce back from their humbling at the hands of Leicester with victory over this season’s other surprise title challengers Tottenham.

Manchester City v Everton - Capital One Cup - Semi Final - Second Leg - Etihad Stadium

The Sky Blues may have won five of the last six meetings with their opponents, but it was Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs that prevailed last, hammering City 4-1 at White Hart Lane, and they are 23/10 to rally to another triumph.

Although, the hosts have tasted defeat just once in their previous nine match-ups across all competitions and are 6/5 to earn three points in front of their home support.

Kane and Aguero set to star again

In-form Harry Kane was on the scoresheet in that previous victory and is 11/2 to strike last this time around, with midfielders Heung-Min Son and Dele Alli 2/1 and 11/4 to net anytime respectively.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - King Power Stadium

Mercurial Argentine Sergio Aguero has dispatched in the past four successive seasons against Spurs, but will need a goal at the Etihad to make it five in a row, with the prolific frontman 7/2 for a double or more.

City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho may have a say on proceedings after an impressive rise to prominence this term, with the talented teenager 5/1 to net the game’s last goal.


Read our extensive Premier League archive.

Coral’s top tip: Back Jamie Vardy to open the scoring for Leicester against Arsenal at 6/1.

Bet Now



Lee Gormley

Lee joined the Coral team in 2014 after studying at Leeds Trinity University, having moved across the water from Ireland, and has plenty of industry experience from his time with various news outlets in both England and Northern Ireland. After graduating with a BA Honours degree in Sports Journalism, he has since become an important member of the talented sports desk, passionately covering boxing, football and snooker, among many other sports. Lee is also a massive Manchester United and Republic of Ireland fan, but curbs any bias during his work, and outside of his job can be found regularly taking part in sport himself, such as boxing, GAA and football.