Along with the Germans and the French, the English opened the new championship on Friday evening. Arsenal beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the opening game. The scorer of the first goal of the season, which is traditionally celebrated in England, is the 21-year-old Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli.
In recent years, the Arsenal players did not shine at the beginning of the English championship and soon fell out of the fight for the champion. This time, however, they entered the new season of the English league with a victory. The Brazilian scored the first goal in the 20th minute Gabriel Martinelliafter the accurate passing of the new reinforcement of the Londoners Oleksandr Zhinchenko sent the ball into the net with his head, and the rivals scored the second one themselves in the 85th minute, scoring an own goal Marc Guehi.
Arsenal beat Crystal Palace for only the second time in their last nine head-to-head games. Before this season, Mikel Arteta’s men had lost their opening league game five times in recent years, while Crystal Palece had only won their opening match five times in the last 22 years.