All that early-season optimism from Arsenal followers appear justified as they’ve made a quick begin of their Premier League opener.
The Gunners are successful 1-Zero at newly-promoted Fulham, a match you may take heed to LIVE on talkSPORT now.
Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring as he scrambled the ball residence within the eighth minute after new signing Willian had an close-range effort saved.
And with that strike, an enchanting stat emerged in regards to the Frenchman.
He turns into the primary participant to attain the primary Premier League objective of a season – twice.
The final time he did it got here within the 2017/18 season opener towards Leicester, nodding residence a cross from the precise on his full Premier League debut.
That match ended up ending 4-Three and also you get the sense there’s extra objectives on this Craven Cottage conflict.
Mikel Arteta’s males have regarded very assured and have gone near extending their lead on just a few extra events
Willian hit the put up with a well-placed free-kick, whereas Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pressured Marek Rodak into making a wise save.
Nevertheless, it’s not been a completely polished efficiency by Arsenal – they practically went behind early on after a stray backpass by Ainsley Maitland-Niles and confusion between new signing Gabriel and goalkeeper Bernd Leno virtually gifted Aboubakar Kamara a objective.