Marc Albrighton confident Leicester will recover from disappointment of last-gasp Arsenal defeat

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The Foxes remain at the top of the Premier League table, despite losing to one of their closest rivals.

Leicester City midfielder Marc Albrighton has insisted that he's confident that the Foxes will recover quickly from the disappointment of losing in dramatic fashion against Arsenal, the Daily Mirror reports.

The Gunners came out on top when the two sides met on Sunday, but it was the heartbreaking manner of the defeat - with Danny Welbeck grabbing the winner in the final seconds of the contest - that may have led some to believe that the wheels could be about to fall off Leicester's amazing title bid.

However, the winger suggested that Claudio Ranieri's side are capable of putting the loss behind them in their next game, before highlighting the way the team have bounced back in the past.

"It's a stumbling block but we've come through tests before," he said, as reported by the Mirror.

"We lost to Arsenal and Liverpool but we just bounced straight back and we'll do that again this time, I'm confident of that.

"It was taken out of our hands a little bit but we fought to the end and unfortunately a set piece has killed us."

It was Arsene Wenger's side that were the first to defeat Leicester this season, as they came away from the King Power Stadium with a 5-2 win back in September. However, the loss appeared to have little impact on the side's form thereafter, as they won eight of their next 10 league games. 

That run came to an end when Liverpool defeated the Foxes 1-0 on Boxing Day. Once again however, Leicester responded in the perfect manner by going seven games unbeaten before the rematch with Arsenal. 

Despite the defeat, Ranieri's men are still top of the table by two points, and judging by the way they recovered from their previous league defeats this season, this latest loss will only inspire them to try and go unbeaten until the end of the campaign, and perhaps win the title along the way. 

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