13th August, 2022
Gabriel Jesus grabbed a brace as Arsenal thrashed Leicester City 4-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday to continue their fine form in the premier league.
The gunners have now won their opening two matches.
Jesus opened scoring for Arsenal on 23 minutes after a fine play from Granit Xhaka.
Xhaka played in Jesus, who showed great determination to get to the ball before a couple of defenders and from inside the box he shot into the top right corner of the net.
The former Manchester City player got his brace on 35 minutes from a corner kick.
The corner was whipped in and Jesus was in the right place at the right time, planting his header perfectly into the right side of the goal.
Leicester got one back on 53 minutes from an own-goal. William Saliba scored into his own net.
The gunners made it 3-1 on 55 minutes from Xhaka after an assist from Jesus.
Jesus teed up Xhaka inside the box and he rolled the ball past Danny Ward.
James Maddison gave Leicester hope on 74 minutes, scoring his side’s second goal to make it 3-2.
He latched on to a precise pass deep inside the box from Kelechi Iheanacho, and he beat the goalkeeper with a low shot into the middle of the goal.
Gabriel Martinelli gave Arsenal a 4-2 lead one minute later. He did not hesitate to lash home from just outside the box.
He hits the ball precisely into the bottom right corner and it nestled in the net.