Arsenal has made a winning start to its Premier League season as they defeated Fulham 3-0 in their opening game.
The first goal of new Premier League season took only eight minutes to arrive, courtesy of Alexandre Lacazette. The Frenchman pounced after Fulham failed to clear their lines, making hard work of a Willian shot.
Failing to compose themselves upon the second half re-start, Fulham slipped again. Debut delight arrived for Arsenal new boy Gabriel Magalhaes, who rose powerfully an unopposed to head in from a corner.
By this point Arsenal had found their groove and had a firm grip on momentum. Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang did not need a second invitation when given space to cut in from the left, and promptly curled the ball across goal for 3-0.
Arsenal beat Fulham 3-0 : 8th Minute – Alexandre Lacazette, 49′ – Gabriel Magalhaes, 57′ – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored for Arsenal.
Gunners brought in Willian and Gabriel Magalhaes as they looked to improve radically upon a worst league finish for 25 years.
It was a different team on the field than what we saw in the just concluded last season. Willian played a huge role and was central point to all three goals scored by Arsenal.
Gabriel also played his role to the perfection as he scored the second goal in 49th minute of the game.
The top-flight action resumed just over six weeks since the last season concluded, with the
Fulham have many lessons to learn from their last promotion, and have been far more measured with their transfer spending, though should have a few new faces on show today.