Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in first EPL game of the season

Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in first EPL game of the season

- Arsenal win their first Premier League game of the season at home

- The Gunners defeated Leicester City 4-3 at the Emirates stadium

- Arsene Wenger's men scored twice in the dying minute to secure a win

Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 at the Emirates to kick-start their English Premier League campaign with a bang.

Arsene Wenger's men who finish fifth in league last season started the new season with a win at home.

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Alexandre Lacazette wasted no time in scoring the first goal for the Gunners (and the first goal of the 2017/2018 season) in the 2nd minute with a header from Bellerin's cross.

Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in first EPL game of the season

Lacazette celebrating his opening goal. Photo: Sqwuaka.

The Foxes equalized almost immediately in the 5th minute after Okazaki slotted home from close range.

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Jamie Vardy volleyed in after a great cross from Albrighton in the 27th minute to put the Foxes in front.

The North London team levelled up on the brink of half-time through Danny Welbeck to force the game to a 2-2 draw.

Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in first EPL game of the season

Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in first EPL game of the season. Photo: Sqwakwa.

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Vardy put Shakepeare's men back in the lead when he slotted home from a swirling cross from Riyad Mahrez.

Late goals from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud put the home team back in front as game ended 4-3 in full-time.

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