Arsenal
2 - 1
Burnley
2019-08-17 | 13:30 |  English Barclays Premier League | Emirates Stadium |  Full Time
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  • 13' Alexandre Lacazette (Goal)
    64' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Goal)
    2 Goals 1 43' Ashley Barnes (Goal)
  • 38' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
    91' David Luiz
    2 Yellow Cards 1 95' Ashley Barnes
  • Red Cards
Commentary
  • 90'

    Aubameyang sets up Torreira with a cut-back but Pope makes another superb save. He has kept Burnley in this match.

  • 90'

    Aubameyang has a great chance to score his second after Pepe sets him up but a poor touch costs him the chance to get a shot away.

  • 90'

    FULL TIME! 2-1. Arsenal hold on to win at the Emirates but Burnley won't be disheartened by their performance. Pope was brilliant for the hosts while Aubameyang's winner was enough to ensure Arsenal win their opening two matches.

  • 87'

    UPDATE: It remains 2-1 to Arsenal as the clock ticks down. Can Burnley give Arsenal a late scare?

  • 84'

    Sub for Arsenal as Torreira comes on for Ceballos who was superb on debut.

  • 80'

    Leno does well from a Burnley set piece. He had to get down sharply or it could all have been level again.

  • 77'

    Arsenal are happy to slow the pace down and wait for Burnley to commit more men forward as they chase the game.

  • 73'

    Subs: Lacazette makes way for the more defensive Kolasinac while Gudmundsson is off for Burnley and Lennon comes on.

  • 71'

    A scare for Arsenal as Gudmundsson's cross is met by McNeil but the header is well over.

  • 69'

    Arsenal are turning on the class now. The new signings have all made a massive impact which bodes well for the season ahead.

  • 65'

    That is Aubameyang's 9th goal in his last 7 matches and has scored on every appearance against Burnley.

  • 64'

    GOAL! ARSENAL! AUBAMEYANG! 2-1. Brilliant from the Gunners. New signing, Ceballos wins the ball high up the field and it falls to Aubameyang who has been threatening all match. He shoots and Pope is beaten.

  • 63'

    Ceballos with a curling effort from outside the box but Pope pulls off another save.

  • 60'

    SAVE! Aubameyang hits a shot from inside the box on the angle but Pope gets down brilliantly.

  • 57'

    Arsenal now camped inside the Burnley half as their visitors are forced to drop deeper.

  • 55'

    Pepe has made an immediate impact in the second stanza. Burnley's high press was great in the first half but they are struggling to deal with Pepe who carries the ball well with strength.

  • 52'

    Aubameyang has a shot from distance that has Pope struggling but it is just over.

  • 49'

    The crowd picks up the volume as they feel Burnley are taking too long once the ball is out of play.

  • 46'

    KICK OFF! 1-1. The second half is underway.

  • 46'

    SUB for Arsenal - Record signing Pepe comes on for Nelson.

  • 45'

    Nelson has the ball in the back of the net but the flag is up against Monreal. VAR in action again and confirms it was the correct ball.

  • 45'

    HALF TIME! 1-1. Arsenal took the lead through Lacazette but Barnes equalise just before the break. It is a scoreline that reflects how the game has gone as Arsenal have struggled to play through the Burnley press.

  • 43'

    GOAL! BURNLEY! BARNES! 1-1. Equaliser for Burnley! McNeil has a shot from outside the box but it is a miss-hit and falls to Barnes who taps past Leno. VAR check is done and the goal stands.

  • 41'

    SAVE! For once Arsenal play around the press and find space. The ball is played to Guendouzi who shoots low but Pope saves with his legs. Excellent from the Gunners.

  • 38'

    Yellow Card for Aubameyang. He charged a free kick down without treating 10 meters.

  • 37'

    McNeil does well to win a free kick but Monreal rises highest to clear.

  • 34'

    Ceballos makes good run into the Burnley box but the cross is too deep and goes out for a goal kick.

  • 31'

    Burnley win a succession of free kicks dangerous areas but they are all well defended by the hosts.

  • 28'

    Burnley win a corner but O'Neill really should have done better after finding space in the box.

  • 25'

    Burnley are doing extremely well to win the ball back off Arsenal high up the field but Luiz is again in the way. Good start for his so far.

  • 22'

    Arsenal slowing the pace of the game down but Burnley press high and win the ball back. Luiz does well to ensure Wood's pathway to goal is blocked.

  • 19'

    The goal has woken Burnley up a bit as they look dangerous going forward. The Gunners will need to win more second balls off Wood and Barnes.

  • 15'

    CLOSE! Barnes almost equalisers immediately. A ball over the top is hit first time on the volley by Barnes but it is wide of goal - good attempt.

  • 13'

    GOAL! ARSENAL! LACAZETTE! 1-0. Superb by Lacazette! He receives the ball inside the box but with back to goal. Somehow he manages to twist and turn to get a shot away and beat Pope.

  • 12'

    Lacazette with a header from close but a great save by Pope.

  • 10'

    Arsenal with the corner and Luiz is almost on the end of it for a debut goal. It goes for another corner.

  • 5'

    Willock makes a good run down the centre of the pitch and the Burnley defence keeps backing off. Just outside the box he tries to find Aubameyang but the pass is intercepted.

  • 3'

    Gudmundsson makes a good run down the right and finds space. With plenty of space he puts in his right-footed cross towards the back post but Cork can't get on the end of it. Bright start by the visitors.

  • 1'

    KICK OFF! 0-0. We are underway at the Emirates!

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to Turf Moor as Burnley take on Arsenal in the English Premier League. Kick off in just under 15 minutes.

  • 0'

    Burnley - starting line-up: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters, Cork, Westwood, Gudmundsson, McNeil, Wood, Barnes Subs: Hart, Taylor, Hendrick, Gibson, Rodriguez, Lennon, Bardsley

  • 0'

    Arsenal - starting line-up: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Luiz, Sokratis, Monreal, Guendouzi, Nelson, Willock, Ceballos, Lacazette, Aubameyang Subs: Martinez, Mkhitaryan, Torreira, Pepe, Chambers, Kolasinac, Martinelli

  • 0'

    Arsenal make three changes to their starting lineup as new signings Dani Ceballos and David Luiz come in. Alexandre Lacazette starts too while Calum Chambers, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Granit Xhaka drop out.

  • 0'

    Both teams won on the opening day but who will remain unbeaten after week two? Players are out and ready for kick off.

Team Line-ups
Arsenal Burnley
  • Bernd Leno
  • Sokratis
  • Dani Ceballos
  • Alexandre Lacazette
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles
  • Nacho Monreal
  • David Luiz
  • Reiss Nelson
  • Joe Willock
  • Matteo Guendouzi
  • 1
  • 5
  • 8
  • 9
  • 14
  • 15
  • 18
  • 23
  • 24
  • 28
  • 29
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 18
  • 23
  • Nick Pope
  • Matthew Lowton
  • Jack Cork
  • James Tarkowski
  • Ben Mee
  • Johann Gudmundsson
  • Chris Wood
  • Ashley Barnes
  • Dwight McNeil
  • Ashley Westwood
  • Erik Pieters
Substitutions
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan
  • Lucas Torreira
  • Nicolas Pépé
  • Calum Chambers
  • Emiliano Martínez
  • Sead Kolasinac
  • Gabriel Martinelli
  • 7
  • 11
  • 19
  • 21
  • 26
  • 31
  • 35
  • 3
  • 13
  • 14
  • 19
  • 20
  • 25
  • 26
  • Charlie Taylor
  • Jeff Hendrick
  • Ben Gibson
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • Joe Hart
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Phil Bardsley

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