6-0 win over Sevilla and 4-0 over Chelsea. There was a positive atmosphere in the preparations at Arsenal. A streak Mikel Arteta wanted to continue in the season opener against Crystal Palace.
So the Spaniard saw no reason to play with his main team so much. He has reserved a place for Man.City newcomers Oleksandr Zinchenko and Gabriel Jesus.
The Ukrainian left-back was the first to put Palace goalkeeper Vincente Guaita to the test. Prior to that, Gabriel Martinelli had already missed a point from the opening goal opportunity.
Moments later, it was a hit: Saka turned the corner off the far post, and Zinchenko headed the ball to Martinelli who was poised to score his first Premier League goal of the season against the net.
Arsenal entered the first half with a deserved lead. Crystal Palace not only gave up and fought back in the match. Eberechi Eze, among others, faced off against the very powerful Aaron Ramsdale.
Five minutes before the end of the match, Saka settled the match by dribbling in the penalty area. Arsenal’s young winger tried to pass the ball, but was hit by Joey. The Crystal Palace defender misdirected the ball into the goal.
The end result was on the scoreboard. Arsenal got the three points and is therefore the “league”. for a while anyway. The two dead candidates for the title are Liverpool (Saturday) and Mann. City (Sunday) His season has not started yet.
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