Newcomer Brentford opens Premier League by beating Arsenal

Brentford defeated Arsenal 2-0 in their first Premier League match ever on Friday, as fans returned to the stadiums without restrictions on numbers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP photo/Ian Walton)

BRENTFORD, England — Brentford started its first topflight campaign since 1947 by stunning Arsenal 2-0 Friday in the opening game of the Premier League season.