Bournemouth 0-3 Arsenal: Gunners maintain 100% start to the season

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Arsenal see Bournemouth off 3-0 on Saturday at Vitality Stadium. Bournemouth were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last match 4-0 to Manchester City. Arsenal were coming from consecutive wins against Leicester City and Crystal Palace. As the table looks today, Bournemouth are in 14th place in the table and have 3 points while Arsenal sit in 1st with 9 points after 3 matches.

Arsenal dominated the first half, with an early goal from Martin Odegaard in the 5th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a 2nd effort from Martin Odegaard at the 11 minute mark, ending the first half 2-0.

The Gunners started the second half with an intensified spirit, with a goal from William Saliba in the 54th minute, to hand a welcome victory to the visitors.

Substitutions for Bournemouth included Jaidon Anthony, Lewis Cook and Ryan Christie for Marcos Senesi, Ben Pearson and Philip Billing, repectively. Arsenal brought on Emile Smith-Rowe, Edward Nketiah, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Kieran Tierney and Albert Sambi Lokonga, to replace Martin Odegaard, Gabriel Martinelli, Ben White, Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka.

There were bookings for Jordan Zemura and Adam Smith from Bournemouth. For Arsenal, Gabriel Jesus saw yellow.

Bournemouth will next travel to Liverpool, while Arsenal will face Fulham at home.

Technical card:
Bournemouth:Mark Travers, Chris Mepham, Lloyd Kelly, Marcos Senesi (Jaidon Anthony, min.46), Adam Smith, Jefferson Lerma, Philip Billing (Ryan Christie, min.65), Jordan Zemura, Ben Pearson (Lewis Cook, min.46), Marcus Tavernier and Kieffer Moore
Arsenal:Aaron Ramsdale, Ben White (Takehiro Tomiyasu, min.75), Gabriel Magalhaes, William Saliba, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Bukayo Saka (Kieran Tierney, min.88), Granit Xhaka (Albert Sambi Lokonga, min.88), Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard (Emile Smith-Rowe, min.74), Gabriel Martinelli (Edward Nketiah, min.75) and Gabriel Jesus
Stadium:Vitality Stadium
Goals:Martin Odegaard (0-1, min. 5), Martin Odegaard (0-2, min. 11) and William Saliba (0-3, min. 54)