Alexis Sanchez returns to form in Arsenal win over Leicester

The Chilean scored a hat-trick and posted a number of other impressive stats to drive his side to a 5-2 victory.

If there is one player Arsenal have needed to hit form this season, it is Alexis Sanchez.

The Chilean forward was in fine form in his debut campaign for the Gunners last term, as he finished the year  with a hatful of goals and the club’s player of the season award.

He has struggled by his standards so far this season, though, after his exertions with his country in the summer, looking a shade of the player that set the league alight during the last campaign.

But he returned to form in the 5-2 win over Leicester on Saturday, with a hat-trick just the start of his impressive stats.

  MatchChances CreatedOn Target Chances CreatedTotal DribblesWon DribblesTouchesUnsuccessful TouchesTotal PassesAccurate Passes
Alexis Sánchez Leicester vs Arsenal 4 3 7 7 87 4 51 39

Aside from those three goals, he was a danger to the Foxes throughout, with him registering four total attempted assists throughout the game, three of which were successful, a success rate of 75%.

Dribbling was where he came into his own, though, with seven contests in total during his ninety-minute display - and all seven of those being successful.

His touches were just as impeccable, with him enjoying an immense 91 touches of the ball in the game but only four of those being unsuccessful ones: a success rate of 95%.

A fine display, then, from Sanchez, who Arsenal will be hoping has shaken off his slow start to hopefully begin firing them towards a potential title challenge this season.

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