"But to win the way we won is more than a compliment to our team and staff".
New Arsenal boss Unai Emery could start Danny Welbeck at left-back against current champions Manchester City as the Gunners' first choice full-backs Nacho Monreal and Saed Kolasinac are out injured for this afternoon's game. His season began against record-breaking champions of last season, Manchester City.
Chris Wood directs a header towards the goal in Burnley's EPL opener, a 0-0 draw with Southampton.
Emery now has a clear sense of the task he faces, throwing his arms in the air in frustration as the goals were conceded.
It doesn't get much easier for Arsenal as they travel to Stamford Bridge next Saturday, while City play host to Huddersfield the following day. Working to help when we need quick pressing against the opposition. We arrived after a hard season and I told him I wanted to help him and would like him to be happy.
With former Leicester City defender Matt Elliot labelling Arsenal "Lightweight & Flimsy".
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There were two offside goals scored, but that's about the only mere consolation Arsenal can take from this game. "A new manager after 20 years".
"I think especially to start the Premier League against such a strong team here at Emirates Stadium and start well is important", Silva said.
"They deserved this, the result".
"We played a high level considering the lack of physical condition for numerous players who arrived back late after the World Cup", he said.
Starting off the season for both teams, it was a hard fixture, with both of the teams missing many of there regular players. Nearly a goal on his debut for Mahrez! Still, there's plenty of time to improve for the season - but hard work is an absolute must.
West Ham were expected to respond in the second half, but it was Liverpool who found the net again, though this time controversially. James Milner's cutback was turned into the net by Sadio Mane, who added a third eight minutes after the break.
Petr Cech got the nod over the Gunners' new signing to start Sunday's home defeat, and the manager seems in no rush to make changes.
"That is good that people are positive, but this season will be unbelievably hard".