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Leicester City will want to produce more of their wonderfully-exciting, fast-paced, attacking football when they host Arsenal in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Claudio Ranieri's men have been one of the best teams in the Premier League this season, and they lie two points clear of Arsenal at the moment, with just three points separating them from leaders Manchester City.

With Riyad Mahrez running the show for Leicester, the Gunners will need to be at their defensive best to avoid another forgettable loss this season.

"My players come to the training ground with a laugh, but when we work, they're very serious," Ranieri said. "If you go into your job and you are sad and not happy then you don't work very well.

"I think the players know me very well now. Slowly, they understand my philosophy. I want to joke, but when we work, I change my face and my voice and they understand that now is the right moment to work."

Leicester have showed their fighting qualities in the Premier League this season, with the last two matches, in particular, showcasing that point, when they came from two goals down to beat Aston Villa, before managing a come-from-two-goals-behind 2-2 draw against Stoke.

Arsenal will know this match will not be over until the referee blows the final whistle. "I'm very excited about this game," Mahrez, the player of Leicester City's season so far, told Foxes Player. "Everyone else is as well.

"Arsenal are a big team and Arsenal at home at our stadium will be a great game.

"[They will have a lot of the ball but] I think it's good for us because we're a counter attacking team. We could leave the ball to them and then when we take the ball we can go on the counter with some good play at the front.

"We have fast players and we have to use this to maybe score one or two goals."

Arsenal bounced back pretty well after that controversial defeat to Chelsea by seeing off Tottenham in the League Cup third round. A much-changed Arsenal side played decent football, and with the regular first-teamers set to return, it will be interesting how they perform against an in-form team like Leicester. One thing is for sure, the more Leicester attack, the more chances Arsenal will have to score at the other end.

"They had a very strong finish last year," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who has a lot of respect for Claudio Ranieri, unlike another Chelsea manager, said. "They finished with seven wins in the final part of the season. They scouted very well and the emergence of players like Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy makes them always dangerous.

"They made 10 changes on Tuesday night against West Ham [in the Capital One Cup, which Leicester won 2-1], and they had just beaten Manchester City away from home. They beat West Ham and that shows that they have a massive squad."

Team news: Leicester City: Ranieri will be without midfield men Matty James and Nathan Dyer, who are both suffering from knee injuries.

Arsenal: Francis Coquelin is still recovering from the knee problem picked up against Chelsea, while Jack Wilshere, Danny Welbeck and Tomas Rosicky remain on the treatment table.

Where to Watch Live

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Arsenal vs Leicester is set to begin at 3 pm local time (7.30 pm IST, 10 am ET). Live TV coverage of the English Premier League match will be on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD1, while all the Premier League match action can be watched via live streaming online on Hotstar and Starsports.com.

Watch the Leicester City vs Arsenal game live in the US on NBCSN, with the live stream option on NBC Sports Live Extra. Canada viewers can watch the game live on Sportsnet, with the live stream option on Sportsnet World.

There will be no live coverage on TV in the UK, but radio commentary will be available on Arsenal Player. Australia viewers can catch the EPL game live on Fox Sports, while the online live streaming options are on Fox Sports On Demand and Foxtel Play.

Viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the EPL match live on Bein Sports Arabia and Bein Sports Connect.

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