Rain Goal, Arsenal Silence Leicester
Arsenal clinched their first three points in the Premier League this season after a 4-3 win over Leicester City on Saturday (08/12/2017) early morning GMT at Emirates Stadium, London. French striker Olivier Giroud was the decider of the Gunners victory over The Foxes.
Leicester was immediately surprised by Alexandre Lacazette’s goal in the second minute. Lacazette scored in her debut match with Arsenal after completing Mohamed Elneny’s assist with a header.
Winning 1-0, Arsene Wenger’s team off guard and their goal even uprooted Leicester in the fifth minute. Shinji Okazaki scored his name on the scoreboard after utilizing the bait Harry Maguire to goalkeeper Petr Cech. 1-1 score.
Mutual attacks, Leicester turned to lead when their flagship striker, Jamie Vardy thrilling host goal. Vardy snatched Marc Albrighton’s cross in the 29th minute to change the score to 1-2.
Left behind makes Arsenal more aggressive in pressing. Their efforts bear fruit at the end of the first half. Danny Welbeck made it 2-2 after finishing a Sead Kolasinac pass. Score lasted until halftime.
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In the second half, the game still running interesting. Both teams have speed and have different ways of building attacks.
Tim made by Craig Shakespeare several times to make Arsenal goalkeeper fall wake save goal. Finally, the Gunners goal was conceded for the third time
Riyad Mahrez proved his touch by sending a pass through a corner kick to Vardy, who scored his second goal in this match in the 56th minute. The Vardy goal scored 2-3 for Leicester’s lead.
Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel saved his goal after blocking Hector Bellerin’s shot in the 62nd minute. The insistent host finally able to equalize the score to 3-3 when Aaron Ramsey fired a shot that slid rapidly into the goal of The Foxes in the 83rd minute.
Two minutes later, Arsenal proved their champions mentality by turning 4-3 lead over Leicester. Olivier Giroud became the hero of the Gunners victory through his goal in the 85th minute.
Giroud welcomes Granit Xhaka feedback through a corner kick. Ball
Initially hit the crossbar and dispelled Schmeichel, but the referee ensured the ball had crossed the goal line and was considered a goal. The goal made Arsenal a 4-3 win over Leicester.
Composition of players:
Arsenal: Petr Cech; Rob Holding (Olivier Giroud 67 ‘), Sead Kolasinac, Nacho Monreal; Hector Bellerin, Mohamed Elneny (Aaron Ramsey 67 ‘), Granite Xhaka, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain; Mesut Ozil; Danny Welbeck (Theo Walcott 75 ‘), Alexandre Lacazette.
Leicester City: Kasper Schmeichel; Danny Simpson, Wes Morgan, Harry Maguire, Christian Fuchs; Riyad Mahrez, Matt James (Kelechi Ihenacho 82 ‘), Wilfred Ndidi, Marc Albrighton (Demarai Gray 88’); Shinji Okazaki (Daniel Amartey 72 ‘), Jamie Vardy.