Arsenal v Leicester - As it happened

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Arsenal v Leicester - As it happened

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Arsenal v Leicester - As it happened

What a start to the Premier League season!

Mike Dean blows the final whistle which is greeted by a huge roar at the Emirates. Late goals from Ramsey and Giroud secured the win for the Gunners on an incredible night in North London.

Full time!

Yellow card Morgan

Leicester are now the team getting frustrated. Morgan catches Giroud with a high challenge.

Leicester throwing everything forward!

5 minutes of added time!

Super subs!

The two substitutes sent on by Arsene Wenger both score in two minutes to send the crowd wild! We are into the final minute of the 90 at the Emirates.

Leicester sub!

Gray replaces Albrighton.

Giroud puts the Gunners ahead!

This is ridiculous. Xhaka delivers a corner and Giroud does incredibly well to get his header on target. The ball comes off the underside of the bar and just about crosses the line. Arsenal are ahead!

Goal Arsenal!

Ramsey scores!

Ramsey controls brilliantly at the far post. He just about toe-pokes the ball past Schmeichel to level the match. 10 minutes to go! Who is going to win this one?

Arsenal level!

Iheanacho comes on!

He replaces James.

More frustration for Arsenal

Oxlade-Chamberlain unleashes a wild shot when he had plenty of options to his right. The Emirates crowd are not happy.

15 minutes to go!

Arsenal sub!

Welbeck is replaced by Walcott.

Fierce strike from Oxlade-Chamberlain

He drives his shot across the Leicester goal but it drifts agonisingly wide for the Gunners.

Leicester sub!

Daniel Amartey replaces Shinji Okazaki.

Lacazette impressing

The Frenchman is the player creating the chances for the Gunners. He picks out Ozil on the edge of the box but his shot is blocked.

Ramsey nearly makes immediate impact!

The Welshman makes one of his bursting runs into the box to get on the end of Lacazette's cross but he heads just wide from eight yards.

Arsenal Subs!

Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud replace Mohamed Elneny and Rob Holding.

Chance Bellerin!

Welbeck plays a through ball for Bellerin who is one on one with Schmeichel but the defender strikes straight at the Foxes keeper. Bellerin could have squared to Lacazette who was ready and waiting.

Vardy scores again!

From the resulting corner, Vardy finds himself with plenty of space at the near post and glances his header past Cech. Incredible.

Goal Leicester!

Save Chech!

Mahrez tricks and turns on the edge of the Arsenal box and unleashes a right footed strike that Cech saves.

Chance Vardy!

Arsenal are giving the ball away far to easy. Mahrez benefits from the sloppy play this time and fires a ball forward to Vardy. He is in behind the Arsenal defence but Cech is there to sweep up.

Ozil shoots wide

The German picks up the ball on the edge of the box and lets fly but he drags his shot wide.

We are back underway!

And that's half time!

What a game!

Welbeck levels the game!

Intricate play on the edge of the Leicester penalty area leads to Kolasinac being played in behind the defence. The Foxes defenders are calling for offside but he squares it to Welbeck who finishes in the empty net. Huge goal for the Gunners.

Goal Arsenal!

Leicester ending the half strong

The foxes are launching crosses into the Arsenal penalty area. The Gunners defence looks shaky but they have managed to scramble each delivery away.

Arsenal struggling to break through the Leicester back line

The Gunners are knocking the ball around nicely on the edge of the Leicester box but cannot find a way through the well organised defence.

Chance Leicester!

Arsenal are on the ropes here. Fuchs is on the left this time and delivers another dangerous cross. Okazaki rises highest but knocks his header just wide.

Vardy puts the Foxes ahead!

Sloppy play by Arsenal in the middle of the park allows Albrighton to pick the ball up on the left flank. He delivers a dangerous ball into the Arsenal box which Vardy fires into the back of the net. Poor from the Gunners.

Goal Leicester!

Chance Arsenal!

Welbeck picks up the ball on the edge of the Leicester box and drives into the penalty area. He pulls the ball back but again there is no red shirt on the end of it for Arsenal. Kolasinac then fires a powerful volley at goal, which is deflected but schmeichel saves.

Chance Arsenal!

The Gunners get in down the left again. This time Ozil pulls the ball back for Welbeck, who gets his shot away but it is blocked by a blue shirt.

Oxlade-Chamberlain looking bright

Starting at left wing-back, Oxlade-Chamberlain gets to the Leicester byline and drills a low cross into the box. There is, however, no one on the end of it for the Gunners.

Ozil offside

The German makes an intelligent run in behind the Foxes defence. The ball is clipped over for him to run onto and he found himself one on one with Schmeichel but the flag was raised.

What a start to the game!

End-to-end stuff here at the Emirates. Lacazette had the Gunners in front after 2 minutes but poor defending from Arsenal lead to an easy tap in for Okazaki. Neither side looked to have settled yet.

Oxlade-Chamberlain shot

Oxlade-Chamberlain picks up the ball in the middle of the park and drives forward. He unleashes a left-footed strike the flies just wide on the left top corner.

Okazaki equalises!

A ball is delivered to the far post and Maguire doew well to head it back across goal. Okazaki jumps highest to finish into the empty net for the Foxes. All level!

Goal Leicester!

Lacazette scores!

What a start! Bellerin controls a cross field ball on his chest and lays the ball back to Elneny. The Egyptian delivers a cross first time onto the head of Lacazette who sticks his header in the bottom left corner.

Goal Arsenal!

Kick off!

Lacazette gets the 2017/18 Premier League season underway!

Here come the teams!

Lacazette starts

Arsene Wenger has challenged the Gunners new boy to continue his fine form in front of goal.

Words from the Leicester manager

Gunners stars arrive

Leicester team news

Arsenal team news

Welcome to the opening game of the 2017/18 Premier League season!

The Premier League is back in action and gets underway with Arsenal v Leicester.

Join us for live updates of the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Leicester at the Emirates Stadium.

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