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Two quick goals got us started as newly signed Alexandre Lacazette and Shinji Okazaki scored goals within the first five minutes.

Arsenal appeared a step behind defensively, ceding possession nearly uncontested at moments, and Marc Albrighton would make them pay, jumping on a misplayed ball from Arsenal and sending a attractive cross to Jamie Vardy who would put it away to give Leicester City their first lead of the campaign.

It took the arrival of Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud from the bench in the second half to turn it around against Leicester and give Arsenal only its second opening-day victory in eight seasons.

Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal fans that Olivier Giroud is staying at the club this season. And in the end he chose to stay and it was one of the great days of the recent weeks for me.

Giroud also spoke to reporters, saying he's hoping for a bigger role in the future after coming on as a substitute on Friday: "That's a nice start, but obviously I prefer to be on the pitch".

Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare has slammed referee Mike Dean for missing Mesut Ozil's handball. I thought the ball would go out as it was flying over me and suddenly there was a player.

Wenger said he gave Giroud the option to leave for another club this summer in search of more regular playing time but was thrilled when the striker chose to stay.

"So we conceded two goals from corner, we were quite good last season on corners".

From a corner, he powered a stunning header in off the left upright to give Kasper Schmeichel no chance and win the game for Arsene Wenger's side.

We grabbed a vital equaliser in first half injury time as Lacazette's blocked shot fell kindly to Sead Kolasinac who cooly squared for Danny Welbeck to make it 2-2 at the break. The Frenchman equaled the record for fastest goal on the opening day of the Premier League, a record he shares with former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell who did the same against Manchester City in 1994. "We were quite good past year on corners and overall I believe that with a bit of work we can get that out of the system".

Hector Bellerin pulled the ball back to Mohamed Elneny to got a first time cross in for Lacazette to head Arsenal in front. "We see players like Hector Bellerin, Alex Iwobi coming through, Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock have had a fantastic pre-season".

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