Opening-day woe for Leicester


However, Arsenal's makeshift back three of Sead Kolasinac, Nacho Monreal and Rob Holding failed to stop Shinji Okazaki equalising just two minutes later.

Unfortunately, the records show that Arsenal have won just one of their opening day fixtures in seven seasons.

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has championed the Gunners' fighting spirit and togetherness after coming from behind to beat Leicester on Friday night.

A classic PL encounter saw Arsenal lead 1-0 after 94 seconds.

Two goals in the first 10 minutes and two in the last 10 - if that doesn't rekindle the excitement of Premier League football, not much can.

Huddersfield Town - Aaron Mooy has been one of its big signings and he was terrific last season, but it's going to be a tough one in the Premier League for it. Make no mistake, for teams like Huddersfield success is staying up. The England striker has the password to Arsenal's defense.

Jamie Vardy then struck twice either side of Welbeck's equaliser as the Foxes looked set for a first league win over Arsenal since 1983.

The Gunners got off to the flawless start, with record-signing Alexandre Lacazette scoring after just 94 seconds, via his his first-ever shot in the Premier League.

The forward bullied Maguire in a standing battle from a corner, got his head to the ball first and arrowed it off the crossbar, beyond Schmeichel. There were 14 of them from open play in the first 45 minutes alone.

It took just 45 minutes, and Arsenal were not even losing, but Twitter was already losing its collective marbles: "Wenger Out" was in the top 10 United Kingdom trends at half-time. Ozil is given a chance to shoot but drags his attempt a little bit of the target.

They sat back, forced Arsenal into making mistakes and had Vardy's pace on the break to hurt the Gunners.

CLOSE! Almost an instant impact from Ramsey, as he charges up the field to get on the end of a cross into the box. In the following minutes, the hosts tried to tighten their defence and get back on their front foot, keeping Leicester's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel on his toes.

If they succeed in bringing him in, Wenger will have a squad depth and quality that could compete for the Premier League title this year.

With this vital goal tonight...

That held until Arsenal took advantage of a lapse of discipline from Leicester right before halftime.