Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: Seven things you missed

Anthony Martial of Manchester United scores his sides third goal past Joe Hart of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old

The 2017/18 Premier League season got off to a thunderous start at the Emirates on Friday night, with Arsenal coming back to win 4-3 against Leicester in a cracking game.

It didn't take long for things to get started, with Alexandre Lacazette giving Arsenal the lead in just the second minute of his debut as the most expensive signing in the history of the club.

Jamie Vardy scored to put Leicester ahead just before the half-four mark after a cross from Marc Albrighton, while the bad Leicester centre-back (at least on this day) allowed Danny Welbeck to equalize. A cross from Elneny found the head of Lacazette, who opened his body, drawing Wes Morgan to power a header into the far post of Schmeichel.

However, Arsenal's makeshift back three of Sead Kolasinac, Nacho Monreal and Rob Holding failed to stop Shinji Okazaki equalising just two minutes later.

"But I haven't been able to score on a consistent basis, which is something I need to be able to do".

Anthony Martial of Manchester United scores his sides third goal past Joe Hart of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old

After Wilfred Ndidi had survived a penalty shout for handball, Arsenal leveled in first-half stoppage time, Danny Welbeck tapping in from Kolasinac's square pass after Lacazette's shot was blocked.

They sat back, forced Arsenal into making mistakes and had Vardy's pace on the break to hurt the Gunners.

Robson went onto state that Arsene Wenger's 3-4-3 system will benefit Ozil and give the 28-year-old more room to create. I'm disappointed with the handball in the build up, but once the corner's given you have to defend it better.

The fans at the Emirates were getting their first glimpse of Lacazette in a competitive game and the £46.5 million ($60.3 million) man needed less than two minutes to find the net. A corner kick from Ozil proved futile and the rebound fell to Xhaka who saw the raised hand of Ramsey - calmly making a delightful pass to the Welshman to brilliantly score a nice equaliser for the Gunners in the 83 minute. Although Arsenal signed off in May by lifting the FA Cup, a fifth-place finish ensured the north London club failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in two decades.

If going by both side's pre-season results, then the overriding feeling before kick-off would have been that the hosts would get off to a flying start.

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