Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Sports | By Mabel Barber

Giroud rescues Arsenal to seal 4-3 opening win vs Leicester

Giroud rescues Arsenal to seal 4-3 opening win vs Leicester

The first match of the season is a critical one for every club, as starting with positive momentum and confidence is of the utmost importance. Antonio Conte in his first season in the Premier League managed to surprise opponents tactical maneuvers, but now rivals "the Aristocrats" are well aware of what to expect from a team of Italian specialist.

Arsenal have made a "huge breakthrough" in contract negotiations with playmaker Mesut Ozil, according to a recent report.

It's nearly time! Premier League is just hours away from returning to The Emirates as Arsenal prepare to take on Leicester City on the opening day of the season.

Safe to say, he had Arsenal fans even more excited when he netted the opening goal of the 2017/18 Premier League season after just two minutes.

The Gunners beat the English champions at the home of English football again last weekend after Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses' opener before Arsenal won on penalties.

Will he transfer that into the Premier League?

A lot has changed since these two sides last met in April when Arsenal snatched a late slim 1-0 win gifted the Gunners courtesy of an own goal by Robert Huth.

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Game Start Time: It is the home play of Arsenal, they host Leicester City and the match scheduled for the kick-off at 07:45 pm local time on August 11.

A Bosman free transfer signing, the Bosnian looks a real steal for Arsenal and will have Chelsea and Manchester City wondering why they did not sign him themsleves.

Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United could still sign one more player, but he will not be "crying" if they do not.

"We are going to see at the end of the season what happens", he indicated.

Leicester City: Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs; Albrighton, James, Ndidi, Gray; Vardy, Okazaki.

But Leicester, which so astonishingly won the league in 2016, couldn't hold on for its first win at Arsenal since 1973.

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal is "not super optimistic" that it will be able to keep hold of star striker Alexis Sanchez beyond this season, according to reports. "He's young and will only get better". 'Midfield players scoring goals, wingers scoring goals, central defenders good in the air scoring goals at set-pieces.

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