The final match of the weekend in the Premier League was played on Monday night, with Crystal Palace hosting Arsenal at Selhurst Park. The Eagles had Roy Hodgson back before for another campaign, and they had a successful start to the 2023–24 campaign with a victory over Sheffield United. on the opening weekend. Arsenal, meanwhile, battled to a 2- 1 home palm over Nottingham Forest, with Mikel Arteta’s side hoping to ameliorate upon their runner- up finish to Man City in May this term.
The Gunners had added the likes of Declan Rice and Kai Havertz to their team over the summer, while Palace had lost crucial winger Wilf Zaha. still, they had brought in Matheus Franca from Flamengo as their big- plutocrat addition so far. The lineups for the match were as follows Crystal Palace XI Johnstone, Ward, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell, Doucoure, Lerma, Eze, Schlupp, Edouard, Ayew Arsenal XI Ramsdale, Partey, White, Saliba, Tomiyasu, Rice, Havertz, Odegaard, Saka, Martinelli, Nketiah During the match, Nketiah hit the post after a brilliant turn, and Odegaard scored a penalty after Nketiah was brought down( 0- 1, 53 ’)
Tomiyasu was transferred off with a red card after two quickfire bookings in the 66th nanosecond. Arsenal surfaced victorious against Crystal Palace, despite the controversial Takehiro Tomiyasu red card, with the final score being Crystal Palace FC 0- 1 Arsenal FC.