Arsène Wenger praises match-winner Olivier Giroud for staying at Arsenal

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Lacazette almost had his second of the night just minutes later, but Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel turned the shot aside, but Giroud beat the Dane with an exquisite header on the ensuing corner to give Arsenal the 4-3 victory.

Each year, the new season comes with a feeling of a fresh start.

Craig Shakespeare's side peppered the Arsenal penalty box with crosses.

It started extremely well for Arsenal as big money signing Alexandre Lacazette scoring within 94 seconds of his Premier League debut.

Arsenal - It will be another season of pain for Arsenal with possibly more protests over Arsene Wenger. They did it again to win the FA Cup in May.

But Arsenal enjoyed a productive pre-season schedule and beat London rivals Chelsea in last weekend's Community Shield to maintain their momentum going into the new season.

It's well known that Arsenal want (and need) to move some players on, but even with that many individuals sidelined, Wenger can still call upon Rob Holding, Calum Chambers, Nacho Monreal and new signing Sead Kolasinac to make up his back three. "We have all the other players prepared in preseason and they are all ready".

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It was then Jamie Vardy's turn to shock the Gunners as Marc Albrighton's brilliant cross left the Englishman with an easy tap in to take the lead.

They sat back, forced Arsenal into making mistakes and had Vardy's pace on the break to hurt the Gunners. Diego Costa is still there, despite all the rumours, but those could return to unsettle the dressing room.

And the 30-year-old proved his worth with another vital goal after coming on as a substitute - but is hoping for a more substantial role at the club.

He is a menace in the box and was involved in both Welbeck's goal to make it 2-2 and his incredible trickery and powerful shot forced Kasper Schmeichel into a fine stop which led to the corner for Giroud to score the victor.

"Previously in the Premier League we've not got off to the best of starts, so it meant a lot for us to get a good start and get three points today".

Arsenal fans had little time to celebrate.

But the home side's pressure in the final half hour turned the game back their way and Ramsey equalised with a shot from close range seven minutes from time with Ozil appearing to handle the ball in the build-up.

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