Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland Highlights
Arsenal could not find a way past a resolute Sunderland defence as they began life without Robin van Persie with a goalless draw.
Watch English Premier League match, Arsenal Vs Sunderland highlights here.
Venue: Emirates Stadium
Date: Saturday, 18 August
Kick off: 15:00
The two clubs have met on 142 occasions, Arsenal winning 54 times to Sunderland’s 50 victories.
In 11 attempts, Sunderland have not yet won at Arsenal in the Premier League.
The Black Cats have only beaten Arsenal three times in 22 Premier League games between them so far.
The Gunners only won one of their five final Premier League matches last season.
Seven seasons without a trophy is their longest drought since Arsenal lifted the FA Cup in 1979, and then had to wait until 1987 to win the League Cup.
Arsene Wenger’s side lost four of their first seven Premier League matches last season.
The Black Cats won just two of their first 14 Premier League matches last season. Then Martin O’Neill replaced Steve Bruce, and they won eight of their next 14 matches.
But they failed to win any of their last eight Premier League matches of the season.
They conceded the highest percentage of goals (28%) from headers last season.