Connect with us

Sports

Premier League: Arsenal beat Palace 2-0 in season opener

Published

on

Arsenal have kickstarted their season with a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace in the opening match of the English Premier League season.

The Mikel Arteta side maintained their impressive pre-season form to defeat their hosts in an entertaining curtain-raiser at Selhurst Park.

Gabriel Martinelli scored the opener in the 20th minute from new signing Oleksandr Zinchenko’s headed assist.

Read Also: OFFICIAL: Jesus completes £45m move to Arsenal

Marc Guehi then inadvertently headed Bukayo Saka’s fierce cross into his own goal late on to seal victory for Arsenal.

The Gunners’ next Premier League clash is against Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium next Saturday.

Crystal Palace will take on Liverpool the following Monday at Anfield.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations