Arsenal started the season with a crucial 3-2 victory against Liverpool to return to the top of the Premier League table at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday

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Gabriel Martinelli struck in the first minute and Bukayo Saka followed with a brace to sink Liverpool to their second Premier League

Arsenal started at a frantic pace and opened the scoring within the first minute. Expansive play down the right wing ended with Saka turning the ball inside to Martin Odegaard

Nunez, who has suffered a slow start since signing for a club-record fee from Benfica in the summer, clinically tapped home Luis Diaz's cross to draw the game level

Despite Liverpool's rise, Arsenal enjoyed another spell of pressure late on in the half and were again rewarded

Liverpool were exposed down their right side again, allowing Martinelli to flash a pin-point low cross to Saka, who sweeped home past Alisson

Diogo Jota's pass stretched the Arsenal defence and Roberto Firmino dispatched a left-footed strike past Aaron Ramsdale into the far corner

In a back-and-forth game, Liverpool struck back level eight minutes after half-time. Arsenal held on to overtake Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table