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Arsenal FC news: Gunners love scoring goal on the first day of the Premier League season

The Gunners have been involved in several seven-goal thrillers when a new season kicks off

There are just two months to go until the new Premier League season kicks off and before the fixture list for the 2018/19 campaign is released on 14 June, talkSPORT.com looks at a few opening day barnstormers.

And if it’s goals you want – who doesn’t – then Arsenal is the club to watch.

In the last two seasons, the Gunners have been involved in seven-goal thrillers, while they hit Everton for six in 2010.

Liverpool players celebrate against Arsenal in their 4-3 win

Liverpool players celebrate against Arsenal in their 4-3 win

HIGHEST SCORING OPENING DAY FIXTURES

1994/95 season: Crystal Palace 1-6 Liverpool

1994/95 season: Sheffield Wednesday 3-4 Tottenham

1995/96 season: Southampton 3-4 Nottingham Forest
2009/10 season: Everton 1-6 Arsenal

2016/17 season: Arsenal 3-4 Liverpool

2017/18 season: Arsenal 4-3 Leicester

With a new manager to impress in Unai Emery and an attack containing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Mesut Ozil, you wouldn’t be surprised to see the Gunners sink their chances again.

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both know where the goal is

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both know where the goal is

First, though, at least we have a month of glorious World Cup action, which you can hear all on talkSPORT beginning on 14 June.

talkSPORT is your home of the 2018 World Cup. Tune in all throughout the summer to hear live commentary of every game, and visit talkSPORT.com for expert views and analysis of the big games and key moments from Russia.

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