Arsenal battled to beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Friday to get the new Premier League season underway, with Gabriel Martinelli scoring the first goal before home defender Marc Guehi turned the ball into his own net late on at Selhurst Park. The Gunners, who finished fifth last term, took the lead in the 20th minute when new signing Oleksandr Zinchenko headed Bukayo Saka’s corner back across goal and Martinelli was on hand to nod home as the Palace defence was caught flat-footed.
Aaron Ramsdale 7 – A nervy performance. Invited unnecessary pressure onto his defence by taking too long on the ball. Good save after 41 minutes to deny Edouard. Continue reading ” ARSENAL PLAYER RATINGS AGAINST PALACE AS WARNOCK HAILS GUNNERS”