Thrilling Premier League start: Arsenal edges Leicester 4-3

AP
Published 8:08 p.m. ET Aug. 11, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Premier League made a thrilling return, and Arsenal finally had something to celebrate on the opening weekend.

It took the arrival of Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud from the bench in the second half to turn it around against Leicester and give Arsenal only its second opening-day victory in eight seasons.

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

“We kept going and the spirit of the team was absolutely outstanding,” Wenger said. “If you look at that from a neutral point, for a first game it was a top quality game.

“You want the Premier League to be the best league in the world and I think it has to produce these kind of games to produce…

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