Arsenal players beat England's Premier League Burnley 2-1 in the second round and entered the season for the first time since 2009 with two wins. The winning goal was scored just like a week ago by Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubemiang. The second victory is also celebrated by the vice-champion Liverpool, who took three points from Southampton to win by 2-1.
Liverpool sent Sadio Manet in the first half, followed by Roberto Firmino in the 71st minute. The match was dramatized by the mistake of visiting goalie Adrian, who was punished by Danny Ings.
The Spanish goalkeeper made a mistake three days after Liverpool helped defeat Chelsea in a penalty shootout at the UEFA Super Cup. At the festivities, one of the fans who broke into the court in Istanbul injured his ankle and Adrian's start was uncertain about the match against Southampton.
Cebalos saved two assists
Arsenal took the lead in the 13th minute, Alexander Lacazette. Shortly before halftime Ashley Barnes, who made two rounds in the first round. The second home goal scored Aubameyang in the 64th minute, and as in the first round against Newcastle settled for Arsenal's victory.
Danny Chebalos has signed both Arsenal goals. The Spanish midfielder became the third player in the club's history to record two assists in the league's debut. Only Ray Parlor and Henrik Mchtarian managed before.
|English Football League – Round 2|
|2: 1 Arsenal – Burnley (13. Lacazette, 64. Aubameyang – 43. Barnes)|
|Aston Villa – Bournemouth (71. Louise – 2nd King of Pen., 12 H. Wilson)|
|Brighton – West Ham United 1: 1 (65. Trossard – 62. Hernandez)|
|1: 0 Everton – Watford (10th Bernard)|
|Norwich – Newcastle 3: 1 (33., 63. and 76. Puki – 90. + 3 Shelvey)|
|Liverpool – Southampton 1: 2 (83rd Ings – 45th + 1 Mané, 71st Firmino)|
|18:30 Tottenham – Manchester City|