Late goal gives Arsenal EPL thriller win

Late goal gives Arsenal EPL thriller win

But Leicester couldn't resist a relentless final 15 minutes from Wenger's side, and Giroud's win was a cruel blow to a side that had offered so much to an exhilarating 90 minutes.

The English Premier League got underway in fine style as Arsenal triumped 4-3 over Leicester courtesy of a dramatic late victor at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night.

In the league's first Friday night start, Arsene Wenger's side was trailing 3-2 with seven minutes remaining but Ramsey grabbed the equaliser and Giroud headed in an 85th-minute victor.

The lead unfortunately wouldn't last long as Leicester City eventually equalized just two minutes later, but the memory is one that both Lacazette and Arsenal fans will hold onto, as their new boy provided plenty of promise for the coming season. After Aaron Ramsey leveled in the 83rd minute, Giroud sealed the three points within two minutes on an evening of thrilling attacks gifted by fragile defending.

Although Danny Welbeck leveled on the stroke of halftime, Vardy restored Leicester's lead after the break.

Wenger admitted he had given the former Montpellier man the chance to leave but is delighted he opted to stay put.

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Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been in doubt.

"At one stage I opened the door for him as I knew I had many strikers, and in the end he chose to stay", said Wenger.

"But I don't want him to go and in the end he made a decision to stay and it was one of the days of recent weeks for me because I know how important he is". It was one of the great days of recent weeks for me because I know how important he is. "It was a relief for me he chose to stay".

"With the first corner, we were late".

To think, we have an entire opening weekend to go yet, as well as an entire season.

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