It was same old story for Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal as the gunners were comprehensively beaten by newly promoted Brentford. The gunners, missing a clutch of experienced players Witnessed a nightmarish start falling to a 2 nil defeat.
The gunners were clearly out of source without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, both of whom had fallen ill in the build-up. and with Thomas Partey, who is likely to be out until next month, would not be around to anchor the midfield. Earlier, Goals from Sergi Canos in the 22nd minute and Christian Noergaard in the 73rd minute condemned Arsenal to an opening day defeat and the pressure already piling up on hapless Mikel Arteta.