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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...

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Which included Alexandre Lacazette.

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But it was Hibs which took the lead via Boyle.

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Arsenal attempted to rally, with Eddie Nketiah prominent.

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Willian also attempted to make an impact on midfield.

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

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Arteta attempted to rally his players...

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

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

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