Aug 11, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at ​Emirates Stadium
Attendance: 59,387
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Lacazette (2'), Welbeck (45'), Ramsey (83'), Giroud (85')
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Okazaki (5'), Vardy (29', 56')
Morgan (94')

Team News: Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac handed Premier League debuts by Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
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Arsenal hand Premier League debuts to both Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette as the Gunners open their new domestic campaign at home to Leicester City.

Arsenal have decided to hand Premier League debuts to both Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac as the Gunners open their new domestic campaign at home to Leicester City this evening.

Lacazette is to form part of a three-man attacking line that also includes Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck, while Kolasinac will sit alongside Rob Holding and Nacho Monreal in an Arsenal back three.

As for the visitors, the Foxes have also handed a club debut to centre-back Harry Maguire following his move from Hull City.

Craig Shakespeare has opted to leave new signing Kelechi Iheanacho on the bench, although supposed Roma target Riyad Mahrez features in a starting XI that also includes Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki.

Arsenal: Cech; Holding, Monreal, Kolasinca; Bellerin, Elneny, Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Ozil, Welbeck, Lacazette
Subs: Ospina, Giroud, Ramsey, Walcott, Iwobi, Mustafi, Coquelin

Leicester City: Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs, Mahrez, Ndidi, James, Albrighton, Okazaki, Vardy
Subs: Hamer, Chilwell, Amartey, King, Gray, Slimani, Iheanacho

Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the King Power Stadium on October 22, 2016
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