Bad day for Ndidi as he gives away penalty to help Arsenal secure first away win against Leicester since 2015

Bad day for Ndidi as he gives away penalty to help Arsenal secure first away win against Leicester since 2015

- Arsenal picked up their first away victory against Leicester City since 2015 after a convincing 3-1 win

- Goals from Luiz, Lacazette and Pepe turned Tielemans' early strike to a mere consolation goal

- It wasn't a good day for Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi who gave away a penalty for Arsenal's second goal

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Arsenal put up one of their best performances this season as they came from behind to beat Leicester City 3-1 at the King Power, their first win in the stadium since 2015.

Leicester City drew the first blood as early as the 6th minute thanks to a fine strike from Youri Tielemans.

The Belgian midfielder robbed Xhaka from halfway and sets off towards the box before simply dispatching a low shot into the corner to beat Leno.

But that goal served as a wake up call for the Gunners as the sprung back to life, levelling matters in the 39th minute, through a David Luiz powerful header.

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The goal made in Brazil saw Willian cross a decent ball into the box before Luiz moved away from Castagne and produced a fine header to beat Schmeichel in goal for Leicester City.

Just when many thought the first half will end in a stalemate, Pepe's curling effort was stopped by the hands of Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi and a penalty was given in the 45th minute after VAR consultation.

Lacazette stepped forward to take as he sent Schmeichel the wrong way. The scoreline read 2-1 in favour of the Gunners as Arsenal went into the break with the lead.

At the start of the second half, Arsenal picked up from where they stopped in the first half, as Willian again provided the assist for Pepe who tucked home the Gunners third from close range in the 54th minute to make it 3-1.

Bad day for Ndidi as he gives away penalty to help Arsenal secure first away win against Leicester since 2015
Pepe scores Arsenal's third. Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images
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That was how the game ended as Gunners held on to claim vital three points despite fightback from Leicester City.

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The victory means that Arsenal have won for the first time at the King Power stadium since 2015.

They move up to 10th with 37 points on the EPL log while Leciester City remain in third with 49 points but have the likes of West Ham, Chelsea and Liverpool hovering around them.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that former Man United striker Dimitar Berbatov has predicted Chelsea will settle for an epic 2-2 draw when they face the Red Devils at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are scheduled to host United on Sunday, February 28, in a Premier League cracker both teams will be desperate to win.

Chelsea head into the tie off an impressive run of results that has seen them go eight matches without defeat across competitions.

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