Reality check? Comparing Arsenal’s position now to this time last season

first_img 5 Theo Walcott has scored five goals in his eight Premier League appearances for the Gunners Results: Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 Arsenal, Arsenal 2-3 Olympiacos, Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich, Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal, Arsenal 3-0 Dinamo Zagreb, Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal, Arsenal  0-2 Barcelona (Round of 16), Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal (Round of 16)So Arsenal may have got off to a bright start, but it’s a little too early to get excited… 5 Results: Arsenal 3-4 Liverpool, Leicester City 0-0 Arsenal, Watford 1-3 Arsenal, Arsenal 2-1 Southampton, Hull City 1-4 Arsenal, Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea, Burnley 0-1 Arsenal, Arsenal 3-2 Swansea CityAnd here’s how the Premier League 2015/16 table looked at this stage last season: Arsenal have recovered from their blip to Liverpool on the opening day of the campaign in style.The Gunners are undefeated in all competitions since the 4-3 loss to Jurgen Klopp’s men at the Emirates, quietly going about their business in the Premier League and Champions League.But should such a start to the season lead to excitement over what this season could bring?With this question in mind, we’ve taken a look at how Arsenal’s position now compares to this time last term…Premier League 2016/17 table after the opening eight games: 5 5 Results: Paris Saint-Germain 1-1 Arsenal, Arsenal 2-0 Basel, Arsenal 6-0 Ludogorets RazgradHow Arsenal’s Champions League group finished in the 2015/16 season: Results: Arsenal 0-2 West Ham United, Crystal Palace 1-2 Arsenal, Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool, Newcastle 0-1 Arsenal, Arsenal 2-0 Stoke City, Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal, Leicester City 2-5 Arsenal, Arsenal 3-0 Manchester UnitedArsenal’s current position in their Champions League group: 5last_img read more