OFF: Leicester's Iheanacho, Musa, Ndidi Ambush Arsenal's Iwobi At Emirates

Sead Kolasinac

Arsene Wenger hailed "fantastic" Olivier Giroud for staying at Arsenal this summer after the French striker came on to score a late victor in Friday's dramatic 4-3 win over Leicester.

The Gunners got off to the ideal start, with record-signing Alexandre Lacazette scoring after just 94 seconds, via his his first-ever shot in the Premier League. Arsenal record-signing Alexandre Lacazette got off to a flawless by scoring inside two minutes of kickoff.

"I opened the door for him, because I knew we had many strikers, but he's really loved here and he made a decision to stay".

The Gunners look strong as they are coming off the Community Shield win over Chelsea at Wembley while Leicester has also played well in preseason training matches.

Everton are known to in the market for a new striker this summer, and following Arsenal's £52m purchase of Alexandre Lacazette, Giroud was heavily linked with a move to Goodison Park where he would be more likely to be the main striker.

"With Lacazette, it is simple", the French tactician said, as quoted by FourFourTwo.

Beijing slams U.S. 'freedom of navigation' exercises in South China Sea
The operation occurred at an awkward and tense moment, amid the war of words between the United States and North Korea. McCain illegally entered the waters near the Meiji Reef Islands without permission of the Chinese government.

Leicester have since levelled the scores to 1-1 with Shinji Okazaki scoring just 160 seconds after Arsenal took the lead.

"Insecurity goes quickly through a team and we had many experienced defenders out tonight - Koscielny, Mustafi, Mertesacker".

'A player I am a big fan of, ' is how Jamie Carragher described Olivier Giroud on Friday night. Both teams haven't been on the top of their game in the English Premier League but history precedes the Gunners and the Foxes as they play each other to start their Premier League on a good note.

"I feel as well that the goals we conceded, we can work together to get rid of that because one was a ball we lost in the build-up and we conceded two goals on corners".

It's the players around him in terms of Arsene Wenger bringing in a better centre forward so he's not the focal point that everyone looks at and says he's not good enough. We were quite good a year ago on corners and overall I believe that with a bit of work we can get that out of the system.

It was a game that Arsenal ought to have won, having dominated proceedings all through the 90 minutes and the added time.

Related News:



Most liked

Derek Wolfe Carted Off Field With Ankle Injury
Wolfe appeared unable to put any pressure on his right leg as he was helped by trainers from the cart into the team's facility. With depth NT Kyle Peko still recovering from a broken foot, the interior of the line was already a man short.

Assam flood situation worsens
A total of 124 animals including 9 one horned rhinos were died in the world heritage site in the first wave of flood. The district administration has closed down 225 schools in flood-affected areas in Tinsukia district.

Bungie reveals the latest changes since the console version
Most of the remaining changes for the PC beta include fixes for a handful of character glitches and balances for abilities. Warlocks now have the same melee range as all other classes, and Bungie has also fixed the "warlock slide" glitch.

Marlins' Samson Confirms Sale of Team to Jeter Group
The Marlins are not contending for a playoff spot now , but could be a playoff team next season with the right additions. Jeter, 43, will use just $25 million of his own money to buy a stake in the Marlins.

Interesting Facts About Usain Bolt, The World's Fastest Athlete
After a short while, though, he rose gingerly to his feet and limped across the line to huge cheers from the 56,000 crowd. It was the first time Bolt had been beaten at a major championship since the 4x100m relay at the 2007 worlds in Osaka.

East Asian nations finally give voice to concerns over South China Sea
Indeed, it's fair to wonder if China isn't the biggest victor in the United Nations sanctions decision. He also said any dialogue would deal with how North Korea can "feel secure and prosper economically".

LA council endorses 2028 Olympic bid
However, an independent analysis of a new budget in the works for 2028 will not likely be completed for months. There are not expected to be any "major" changes to the initial bid plans for the earlier edition.

Bills trades leaves club loaded for 2018 National Football League draft
We've got a hot one coming in with the latest reactions on the news that broke today. "I'm sure he's hurt", said McCoy. Secondly, Sean McVay is the new head coach and didn't have a weapon like Watkins on the Redskins last season.

Jamie Carragher predicts where Liverpool will finish this term
Their side were trailing 2-1 at the break after Watford twice took the lead through Stefano Okaka and then Abdoulaye Doucoure. That first half was like Liverpool at their worst last season so then you've had a pre-season and nothing's changing.

Congress Considers US Options When Dealing With North Korea
Oh, and he took some time off the greens today to bring the world to the brink of nuclear war with North Korea. Bader at the Brookings Institute argues that " deterring and containing North Korea is our least bad option ".

Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's decision of selling Matic to Man United
Matic made a decision to call time on his second spell at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea emerged victorious in their chase of ex-Monaco man Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Trump to call for China trade investigation
Next week the United States is scheduled to embark on its first round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo released after missing two preseason kicks
FSU coach Jimbo Fisher suggested past year changes to Aguayo's kicking routine may have contributed to his inconsistency. The Buccaneers kicker began the preseason ideal by way of a chip shot 20-yard field goal on Tampa Bay's opening drive.

CCTV footage shows Vikas Barala buying alcohol before stalking
Meanwhile, investigators are still clueless about the whereabouts of the vehicle and the persons accused, police said on Friday. After massive outrage on streets and in the Parliament, the accused appeared before a Chandigarh court on Thursday.

700k contaminated eggs have been sold in the UK
FSA chairwoman Heather Hancock said: "I'm confident that acting quickly is the right thing to do". Fipronil, which is found in eggs, is used to destroy fleas, lice, ticks and cockroaches.