Granit Xhaka is the first player to be shown a yellow card in the new season. Arsenal played the first match of the new season yesternight against Crystal Palace. The gunners play first every season because of the alphabetical order that ensures they appear first.
Granit Xhaka received the first yellow card of the season after a dive.Xhaka dived after a challenge on him by a Crystal Palace player.The referee however felt that the challenge was too soft compared to his dive. Xhaka is a regular with the yellow cards and even the red cards, so this was not so new. Do we say he carries on from where he left last season?... Well yes!
Ben White would later receive the second booking of the match and of the season.Nathaniel Clyne received the third booking. Arsenal scored the first goal of this season via Gabriel Martinelli. That was in the first half.
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