Arsenal Edge Leicester In Seven-Goal Thriller
English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Leicester City 11 August 2017
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.