There is a lot of optimism going into Arsenal’s first Premier League game, and so there should be after an excellent pre-season.
However, fans need to be cautious about overconfidence ahead of what will be a challenging fixture against Crystal Palace on Friday night.
Mikel Arteta’s side were turned over 3-0 during the corresponding match back in April, as they were out-fought by the Eagles. Changes will have to be made to make sure that doesn’t happen again.
Press the next page as we list the four things that need to go right for the Gunners to secure the three points versus Palace.