The Gunners couldn't have asked for a harder task to begin the Unai Emery era. They took on champions, Manchester City, losing 2-0.
Chelsea, however, faced a less daunting task in taking on Huddersfield Town, swatting aside the Terries during an impressive 3-0 win.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Arsenal side it believes will start the game.
Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, and the statistical likelihood of a player being selected. The widget can also show you players' recent form and stats.