Aug 17, 2013 at 3pm UK at ‚ÄčEmirates Stadium

1-3

Giroud (6')
Szczesny (21'), Wilshere (30'), Koscielny (61'), Cazorla (79')
Koscielny (67')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Benteke (22', 61'), Luna (85')
Vlaar (30'), Luna (45'), Benteke (60'), Westwood (65'), Agbonlahor (90')
Result: Villa snatch surprise victory
Result: Villa snatch surprise victory
Christian Benteke scores twice as Aston Villa come from two goals behind to beat 10-man Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
The Match
Match Report
Christian Benteke scores twice as Aston Villa come from two goals behind to beat 10-man Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
Live Commentary
Read how Aston Villa caused an opening day shock against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage.
HT Report
Christian Benteke's equaliser ensures that the score is 1-1 between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the break.
Team News
Santi Cazorla's midweek exploits for Spain means that he can only make the bench for Arsenal's clash with Aston Villa.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League opener between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates.
Head to Head
Feb 23, 2013 3pm
Arsenal
2-1
Aston Villa
Cazorla (6', 85')
Diaby (37')
Weimann (68')
Lowton (36'), Delph (66')
Mar 24, 2012 3pm
Arsenal
3-0
Aston Villa
Gibbs (16'), Arteta (90'), Walcott (25')

Petrov (15'), Warnock (52'), Ireland (70'), M Collins (89')
Jan 29, 2012 4pm
Dec 21, 2011 7.45pm
Aston Villa
1-2
Arsenal
Albrighton (54')
Clark (38'), Hutton (90')
Hutton (90')
Van Persie (17' pen.)
Coquelin (27'), Mertesacker (45'), van Persie (78')



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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