The Premier League is back with a bang! Arsenal edged out Leicester City in seven-goal thriller at the Emirates to kick off the new campaign.

The Gunners came from behind twice to win 4-3 and start the season with a win in front of their home supporters.

Arsene Wenger's side raced into an early lead just two minutes in when club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette headed home on his top-flight debut, but were pegged back instantly when Shinji Okazaki found the net at the other end a mere 160 seconds afterwards.

Marc Albrighton's deep cross caught out the Arsenal backline, including goalkeeper Petr Cech, and led to Harry Maguire's knock-down finding Okazaki, who made no mistake with his close-range header.

Craig Shakespeare's Leicester side caused all sorts of problems for Arsenal's back three over the course of the game and went ahead for the first time in the game when Jamie Vardy put the Foxes 2-1 up in the 29th minute.

Danny Welbeck levelled matters in first-half stoppage time, completing a fast-paced, pulsating first half of action.

The second half brought more of the same though, with Vardy adding his second nine minutes after the interval, rising highest and glancing Riyad Mahrez's corner past Petr Cech.

But the scoring wasn't complete, as two Arsenal substitutes inspired Arsenal's late fight-back.

First Aaron Ramsey finished superbly to level matters after being played through by Granit Xhaka, before his fellow sub, Olivier Giroud, came up with a brilliant header from a corner in the 85th minute to complete a remarkable turnaround at the Emirates.

Oh Premier League football, we've missed you very much.

Featured Image Credit: PA

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