North London giants Arsenal secured their first Premier League win of the season after they defeated West Ham United 3-1 in a week three clash played at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening.
Austrian international forward Marko Arnautovic shot the Hammers into the lead in the first half but it lasted for just six minutes.
Spanish defender Nacho Monreal finished from close range to level matters for the Gunners as both sides played out a 1-1 draw at the halftime interval.
Arsenal regained the lead for the first time in the game when new summer signing Issa Diop inadvertently turned substitute Alexandre Lacazette’s cross-shot into the net.
The visitors threatened to score an equaliser before substitute Danny Welbeck wrapped up the first points under the new reign of Spanish tactician Unai Emery.
In the other afternoon kickoffs, former Premier League champions Leicester City came from behind to recorded a second successive win via a 2-1 victory at Southampton.
Demarai Gray and Harry Maguire scored for the Foxes to overturn Ryan Bertrand’s second half opener.
Huddersfield Town won their first point with a goalless draw against newly promoted outfit Cardiff City at the John Smith Stadium.
In the game of the day, Bournemouth and Everton finished the game with ten men as both sides played out a 2-2 draw at the Vitality Stadium.
In-form Brazilian forward Richarlison was sent off in the first half for a headbutt on Adam Smith before the English right-back was sent off for a professional foul on former Arsenal star Theo Walcott.
Theo Walcott and Michael Keane put the away side 2-0 up but ended up with a solitary point following goals from the Bournemouth pair of Callum Wilson and Nathan Ake.
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