Key thoughts and analysis from Saturday’s Premier League action

Key thoughts and analysis from Saturday's Premier League action
Key thoughts and analysis from Saturday's Premier League action

theScore examines the most important developments and biggest talking points from Saturday’s slate of action in England’s top flight.

Arsenal throw away points

Arsenal turned back the clock Saturday with the type of performance that cost them the Premier League title last season. In a match the Gunners were expected to win comfortably, Mikel Arteta’s men threw away two points against an inferior Fulham side that fought back from being a man down to secure an impressive 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium.

From Arsenal’s perspective, such an outcome might’ve been avoided had Arteta not taken an unnecessary gamble with his team selection ahead of the contest.

Arsenal gifted Fulham a shock lead inside the opening minute after a poor pass from Bukayo Saka gave Andreas Perreira a clear passage to score past an out-of-position

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