Leicester, Spurs, Arsenal or Man City? Soccer Saturday pundits predict their champions
By Tim Clement
Last Updated: 12/02/16 10:34pm
Leicester, Spurs, Arsenal or Man City? As the Premier League's top four prepare to do battle on a huge Super Sunday, we asked the Soccer Saturday pundits to predict who will end the season as champions.
Leicester are five points clear of Arsenal ahead of the their midday Emirates clash, while Tottenham, who sit ahead of their north London rivals on goal difference, visit fourth-placed Manchester City at 4.15pm.
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With two Arsenal legends on the panel there's no surprise to see support for Arsene Wenger's men, while leaders Leicester also attract backing as they look to continue to defy the odds.
Here's what the Soccer Saturday pundits say ahead a potentially pivotal weekend in front of the Sky Sports cameras...
MATT LE TISSIER
This is the first time I've changed from Manchester City. I just think that defeat to Leicester has hit them for six. They can still win it obviously but their away form is a real concern.
Le Tiss' tips
Matt Le Tissier is backing Jamie Vardy to score first and Leicester to beat Arsenal 2-1 at 60/1.
Leicester may well lose on Sunday but we've seen them bounce back well from defeats already this season, going on a 10-match unbeaten run after they were battered by Arsenal last time. Then they've got nine winnable games, well eight with Southampton in there, before a tricky final three, with Manchester United and Chelsea away either side of Everton's visit.
Le Tiss predicts: Leicester (15/8 with Sky Bet)
I'm sticking with the same side I've had all season, Arsenal. Never admit you're guilty on Valentine's weekend! If Arsenal lose on Sunday then yes, maybe I'll concede it's Leicester's season as they haven't been convincing, not as convincing as the current top two anyway.
The question is however, do either of them have the knowledge to get it done? They're the two away teams on Sunday and, without copping out, any of the four can win it. Man City also have Vincent Kompany coming back and that could be huge, where as Leicester and Tottenham have been fortunate with injuries.
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Charlie predicts: Arsenal (2/1 with Sky Bet)
At this moment I think Leicester can do it. After this game, they've got what you'd consider nine winnable games. The last three games are difficult but if they can continue the way they're playing and with the confidence at such a high level then they might not need those three games.
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I just think it could be one of those magical seasons like when Blackburn or Nottingham Forest did it. Maybe the top teams are just redefining themselves and there's an opportunity, but if I'd foreseen that happening I would have said it would be a team like Southampton or West Ham that could take advantage, certainly not Leicester, but they've been absolutely fantastic.
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Thommo predicts: Leicester (15/8 with Sky Bet)
I'd lay Leicester all day long. I can see any of the other three winning it but not Leicester. If Arsenal win on Sunday then they're favourites for the title, although if they lose and then fail to beat Manchester United in their next game they could we be out of it.
Arsenal do have the toughest away run but they're the best team on their day. They played well and should have beaten Southampton and then they produced what I'd call a big footballing result in beating Bournemouth last weekend.
Everyone's saying they've got a good run after this but for me it's the ones that they're expected to win which worry me. Teams have been having a good at them so far and that suits their game but they are going to start coming to Leicester, putting 10 men behind the ball, and saying a point is a good result for us, which is a different kettle of fish for them.
Merse predicts: Arsenal (2/1 with Sky Bet)
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