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News Article  | English Premier League

Arsenal Edge Leicester In Seven-Goal Thriller

English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Leicester City 11 August 2017

By SL International - Aug 11, 2017 10:39 PM

English Premier League

Result: Arsenal 4-3 Leicester City

Date: 11 August 2017

Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal began the Premier League campaign on a high, after defeating Leicester City 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller at the Emirates Stadium.

Click through the gallery for some of the action from the thrilling encounter.

The Gunners broke the deadlock inside two minutes when Lacazette marked his league debut with a goal by heading home Mohamed Elneny's cross.

The visitors hit back in the fifth minute when Maguire knocked the ball back into the box, wher Shinji Okazaki was on hand to fire past Cech.

Leicetser then took the lead in the 30th minute as Marc Albrighton fired a low cross towards Vardy, who slotted home from close range, 1-2.

However, Arsenal managed to level matters on the stroke of halftime as Sead Kolasinac squared the ball for Welbeck to slot home, 2-2.

The visitors restored their lead 10 minutes into the second half, as Vardy lost his marker and headed home Mahrez's corner at the near post, 2-3.

Kasper Schmeichel came to Leicester's rescue in the 62nd minute as he produced a fine save to deny Hector Bellerin from close range.

Arsenal pushed for an equaliser and were rewarded in the 83rd minute, as Aaron Ramsey controlled well and fired past Schmeichel from close range.

The home side then secured the victory in the 86th minute as substitute Olivier Giroud powered home a header from close range, 4-3.

 


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2’ Alexandre Lacazette

47’ Danny Welbeck

83’ Aaron Ramsey

85’ Olivier Giroud

5’ Shinji Okazaki

29’ Jamie Vardy

56’ Jamie Vardy

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@the great khosiological. LOL Chiefs are always good in cup games- but I'm hoping for some luck.
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Scoring goals was never a problem for Arsenal but confessing too many goals is what causes Arsenal to forever compete for the top 4
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They always start wth the ryt foot but come january they will choke
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Gud work boi's and Sir Wenger...!!!
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#eddie Aug 12, 2017 01:53 PM
@Piratesfan don't forget dude.....we ddnt hav the likes of mustafi,koscienly nd mertasacker....our defence is top nouch......mid is top nd attack even top nouch.....there's something telling me this is the year that the gunners will win the league!!!
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@the great khosiological..hw dom r u my OLD baboon?..whr dd i mention tht arsenal lost the game?
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@ZZ2 vs papa charles..ths team almost relegated last season mos so whch champions r u talkin abt..
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Arsenal is serious defeating former champion is not child's play keep it up< u reminded us(ANC loyal members)Msho who defeated "them" all
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Scoring was Neva our problem but leaking is
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Smamane Aug 12, 2017 10:14 AM
Kolasinac what a talent,Wenger signed a germ there,Him and Xhaka r da only quality players in dt arsenal squad,as for Lacazette we r yet to c da best of him
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The Gunners must fix their wall because other team won't allow them to get back in the game if they score
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As gunners we gone win the league this season

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