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Disappointing start for Arsenal against Villa

17 August 2013, 17:24

Lagos - Arsenal’s season started with a less than desirable result as the team were stunned by Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium.

Christian Benteke was responsibe for two of the three goals that sunk the Gunners with Antonio Luna adding another.

Villa were not phased by being behind earlier in the match after Olivier Giroud opened the scoring. Instead Benteke slotted in a penalty after a foul by Laurent Koscielny. The match ended on 3 - 1 for Aston Villa.

Here are the rest of the results of the opening weekend of 2013/14 English Premiership season:

Liverpool 1-0 Stoke
West Ham 2-0 Cardiff
Norwich 2-2 Everton
Sunderland 0-1 Fulham
West Brom 0-1 Southampton


Swansea v Manchester United
Sunday, August 18
Crystal Palace v Tottenham
Chelsea v Hull

Monday, August 19
Manchester City v Newcastle



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