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Preseason friendly photo special: Arsenal defeated at Hibs

Arsenal kicked off their preseason with defeat to Scottish PremiershipHibernian at Easter Road.

Gunners manager Mikel Arteta oversaw the 2-1 defeat, with his line-up a mixture of youth and experience with his players just over a week into preseason training.

Hibs jumped ahead via a goal from Martin Boyle before Daniel Mackay struck in the second-half. The Gunners pulled a goal back through Emile Smith Rowe, while Nicolas Pepe also saw a penalty saved.

Sead Kolasinac featured for the Gunners, having returned from a six-month loan with Schalke. In between the posts was Arthur Okonkwo after signing a new deal last week.

Here we have some of the highlights from the friendly at Easter Road:

Arteta selected a strong line-up...


Which included Alexandre Lacazette.


But it was Hibs which took the lead via Boyle.


Arsenal attempted to rally, with Eddie Nketiah prominent.


Willian also attempted to make an impact on midfield.


But it was Hibs which went 2-0 ahead after the halftime break via Mackay.



Arteta attempted to rally his players...


...and was rewarded with a penalty - which Pepe saw saved.


Arsenal eventually pulled a goal back via Smith Rowe, but it wasn't enough as Hibs finished 2-1 victors.


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