Arsenal's spectacular 6-1 victory over Everton is the Club's best ever start to a season.

The win went one better than their previous best, a 5-1 triumph over Wimbledon in 1988, the first day of their title-winning campaign.

See all of Arsenal's best opening-day performances below.

ARSENAL'S BEST SEASON-OPENING RESULTS
Date Competition Opposition H/A/N W/D/L F A
15-08-2009 League Everton A W 6 1
27-08-1988 League Wimbledon A W 5 1
18-08-2001 League Middlesbrough A W 4 0
18-08-1979 League Brighton A W 4 0
31-08-1929 League Leeds United H W 4 0
15-08-2004 League Everton A W 4 1
26-08-1937 League Everton A W 4 1
30-08-1930 League Blackpool A W 4 1
01-09-1906 League Manchester City A W 4 1
01-09-1897 League Grimsby Town H W 4 1

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