Intention of today's winner of the match Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: "It's good to start like this, with two wins, before we go to Liverpool. We feel confident. We feel stronger with players like David Louise and Nicolas Pepe. We are sure we can fight for the top four. "
FULL TIME: Arsenal 2-1 Burnley
Enough time for Barnes to be booked, a penalty for the return of Kolasinac and that's it! Arsenal won their first two Premier League games of the season for the first time in a decade. Burnley was certainly the better side in the first half; Arsenal were certainly the better side in the second, and they deserved three points. But Burnley made them work and sweat.
90 min +4: Arsenal are struggling to clear this as well. But they are let down as Rodriguez tries an overly ambitious head kick. It's wild and high and this match is certainly over.
90 min +3: The pope is on the corner! Some head tennis. Louise goes over her own crossbar. Another corner is coming!
90 min +2: Pepe has a chance to release Aubameyang. With Tarkowski, they are two on one. But the passage is not good. Lennon punches the other end and wins a corner. Before heading out, Louise is booked for a check at Barnes.
90 min +1: Four added minutes will follow. Socrates is reserved for a cynical sculpture halfway through.
90 min: Willock breaks down to the right, reaches the curve and cuts to Torreira, who hits the lower right for the first time. The pope pairs very well. A wonderful move and save for the match.
88 min: Lowton bothers himself on the edge of the Arsenal box. Torreira looks to pass the ball to Leno, and the Burnley man pushes him for his trouble. He crossed and landed heavily on his shoulder, but after a worrying rush and jerk, he stood up again, no serious damage was done.
86 min: Aubameyang passes on the right and wins a corner by Mee. Pepe takes it. Barnes shakes his head. The clock, a longtime Arsenal icon, is ticking.
85 min: Burnley sees plenty of ball in this final phase. McNeil inserts a curler to the left, but Barnes can't meet it nearby. Leno claims.
83 min: Ceballos goes to the standing ovation. It's great today. He was replaced by the equally popular Torreira. A sensational moment at Arsenal.
82 min: Lowton crosses to the right. Rodriguez lurks, waiting to jump abruptly, but Sokratis very well negates his threat and sends the ball to his keeper.
80 min: Louise blocks Barnes, 35 yards from goal. Westwood throws a free kick into the area towards Mee, running to the left. But Mee can't quite shoot, Leno claims. Emirates residents are getting a little nervous right now. It's quiet and tense.
78 min: Pepe kicks Mee in the midfield – nutmeg on the crossing! Run towards the Burnley box. He eventually overthrew Tarkowski, but what a skill. This guy will shine a light on the Premier League.
76 min: Arsenal manages to escape, Maitland-Niles crosses the right side and crosses the pitch for Pepe, who at home makes a chance to score on goal. He steps into space next to Burnley's box … but then sends dribbles into the arms of the Pope.
75 min: Westwood sends a free kick into the Arsenal penalty area on the right. Mee gets a head kick in the distance, but he gets past the goal. Arsenal shoots, but the ball comes back soon. Arsenal are struggling to get their own half out in the moment.
74 min: Lowton crosses to the right. Barnes bursts on, but no one in particular. The ball is kicked out of goal. Home fans get a little nervous as visitors start asking one or two questions for the first time.
72 min: It's Gudmundsson's last act of the afternoon. He is accepted in favor of Aaron Lennon, who will receive a full former Tottenham squad as he departs the field. In the meantime, Lacazette was replaced by Kolasinac.
71 min: Lowton shoots a low shot into the Arsenal area on the right. The ball goes to Gudmundsson who runs deep towards McNeil, entering from the left. McNeil wins the shot but sends it well over the goal.
68 min: Louise is forced to enter from a corner on the right, breaking Lowton's cross. Leno knocks on the corner, but Arsenal eventually cleans the lines. Arsenal have been dominant since the reboot, but there are reminders that it’s not over yet.
67 min: Westwood leans into the influential Ceballos and inserts a free kick from the left. The stage kit is out of the question, but the 23-year-old Spaniard, on loan from Real Madrid, is making a serious impression this afternoon.
65 min: Burnley tries to get back at Arsenal, but Lowton's cross from the right flutters harmlessly in Len's hands.
GOAL! Arsenal 2-1 Burnley (Aubameyang 64)
What a finish Aubameyang! Ceballos sends him down the left flank after winning Gudmundsson. Aubameyang takes off from the wing, lowers his shoulder and stops the unstoppably low shot in the lower left corner! The pope had absolutely no chance.
63 min: Ceballos seems to have more time than everyone else in the field. He lowers the ball, almost in slow motion, thinking and turning his shot towards the top right of the box. Pope turned very well on the ball.
61 min: Now it is Burnley's turn to put his big new signature. Jay Rodriguez is coming over for the quiet Chris Wood. McNeil then crosses to the left and Westwood heads in from six yards out. Real chances at both ends!
60 min: Arsenal hit him in passive style … then suddenly got into action, Pepe quickly went down the right side and let Aubameyang into the area. Aubameyang touched and popped straight into the pope, which pairs well, but really didn't have a chance.
58 min: Arsenal corner to left. Ceballos taken. The game is played briefly and is addressed to Maitland-Niles, who sends the shot by sailing over the Highbury & Islington pipe. What a pity, nailing Burnley back.
57 min: Barnes gave Pepe the ball halfway. Pepe dries inside on the right and tries to free Lacazette. Tarkowski makes sure the door is closed, but it's a lot better than Arsenal, which has enjoyed 94% possession since the restart!
55 min: Pepe swings elegantly down the right side, holding on to the pitch and thinking of a shot. He leaves instead of Ceballos, whose effort is blocked. The audience is already warming up for Pepe. Already the glow of his talent.
53 min: The Burnley probe, for the first time since the reboot, several neat triangles on the left resulted in McNeil raising a speculative long-range effort above the crossbar.
51 min: Ceballos and Monreal combine inside the inner left channel and rise Aubameyang which shoots from the distance towards the top right. His diagonal shot is a little too high, but the Pope worried about it.
50 min: Pepe still doesn't let things get down and re-hardens it by hooking it with Aubameyang down below. It is a determined race that leads to nothing, but again creates crowds. At the touch line, Emery waves his hands in agitation. He wants some high-tempo play, right away if not before.
49 min: And so Burnley spends his sweet time throwing around, immensely irritating the audience. Unai Emery also seems rather unhappy about this, giving the line master a fraction of her mind. There goes that half-time voltage!
47 min: The corner played for a short while, then turned to Maitland-Niles on the left D. Maitland-Niles goes down to the left and hovers into the middle … and over the crossbar. It's harmless. But the locals were obviously talking. Immediate signs that they plan to step up the pace.
Arsenal begin the second half. And their turn comes Nicolas Pepe, who replaces Reiss Nelson. He is immediately in action, part of a move that results in Monreal winning a corner on the left.
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HALF TIME: Arsenal 1-1 Burnley
Some reinforcements as teams leave the field. Burnley provided as good as they got during the first half. Deservedly on the level, they asked Arsenal's defense several questions. This is deliciously ready for the second half. Please don't go anywhere!
45 min +1: And now VAR dismisses Arsenal's goal. Aubameyang inserts an extra from the left to free Monreal, who pulls towards Nelson nearby. Nelson inserts a fine finish into the top left. But Monreal's nail art was offside.
45 min: An offside check ensued as VAR had to stuff its place. Barnes was obviously involved. Nothing more than Burnley deserves.
GOAL! Arsenal 1-1 Burnley (Barnes 43)
Lacazette, on the edge of the Burnley box, is considering firing. It won't shoot. Burnley clean and tear the other end. Wood passes to the left, then goes to McNeil, who sends a low diagonal pass to Barnes on a tripod of the penalty area. He’s completely unmarked, and after getting his feet straight, he pushes the ball into the lower left, despite the pressure that eventually came from Louise, in the back.
41 min: A bit of space and time for Guendouzi, just to the right of Burnley D.'s house He considers his options before firing low and hard towards the lower right. Pope gets his foot out right, diverts the ball behind the corner.
40 min: Guendouzi advances uphill and sends a pass to the left for Monreal crossing first at high speed. The pope took him down from heaven.
38 min: Burnley responded quickly with a free kick, but Aubameyang did not pull back a dozen yards and was booked as a result. When the set piece is finally done – hop into the box, of course – Barnes sends a weak crate into Leno's arms. Easy for the keeper. Barnes should have done a lot better.