Arsenal started the English Premier League on a sour note Sunday losing 2-0 to West Ham United at home.
West Ham got the first goal in the 43rd minute through Cheikhou Kouyate after Arsenal keeper Petr Cech misjudged Dimitri Payet’s free-kick.
More worries for the Gunners came in the 57th minute when Mauro Zarate finished from 20 yards after being gifted the ball by the opponents.
Arsenal controlled possession but were unable to break a resilient Hammers.
This is West Ham’s first Premier League win under new manager Slaven Bilic.
Meanwhile Newcastle who played at home drew 2-2 with Southampton.