(VIDEO)HIGHLIGHTS – WATCH FULL GOALS AND HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL 4:2 LEICESTER CITY PREMIER LEAGUE
That preseason may not have been an anomaly after all. The Emirates Stadium was packed as Arsenal defeated Leicester City 4-2 to maintain their perfect start to the new campaign.
New forward hero Gabriel Jesus contributed two goals and two assists to the victory.
Jesus gave his team the lead with a superb finish after Leicester had made a solid start and prevented Arsenal from gaining any momentum.
He then added a header from a corner kick to make it 2-0 for his team going into the half.
A William Saliba own goal and a James Maddison shot that deflected off the goalie gave Leicester City two goals in the second half to appear to tie the game.
However, the Gunners responded each time with goals from Granit Xhaka and Gabriel Martinelli, both of whom received help from Jesus.
Just before halfway, Leicester got a penalty kick that was later canceled after a video review determined that Jamie Vardy intentionally sought out Arsenal goalie Aaron Ramsdale.
Arsenal put on a thorough effort, tearing Leicester apart with their patented interchanging runs and rapid combinations.
Gabriel Jesus, who had multiple opportunities to score a potential hat trick, coordinated the offensive moves with an electrifying Martinelli, Gabriel
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