#COYG<br>TEAM NEWS<br>Head coach Scott Parker has reported no injury concerns ahead of Fulham's Premier League return, with loanee Alphonse Areola pushing for his debut.<br>Fellow summer arrival Mario Lemina could also make a first appearance.<br>Arsenal defender David Luiz has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a neck injury sustained in the Community Shield win against Liverpool.<br>He could be replaced at centre-back by 22m defender Gabriel, with Rob Holding also in contention.<br><br>MATCH FACTS<br>Head-to-head<br>Fulham have lost their past five Premier League matches against Arsenal.<br>They conceded nine goals in the two meetings during their most recent top-flight campaign in 2018-19.<br>Arsenal's only defeat in the past 13 Premier League meetings was 2-1 at Craven Cottage in January 2012.<br>The two sides have met once before on the opening day of a top-flight season, with the Gunners coming from behind to win 2-1 in 2007.<br>Fulham<br>The Championship play-off winners have avoided relegation in only 12 of the previous 28 Premier League seasons.<br>Fulham finished 19th and were relegated in each of their last two Premier League seasons, in 2013-14 and 2018-19. They conceded the most goals in both of those campaigns.<br>They have lost their opening game in successive seasons: 2-0 to Crystal Palace in 2018-19 and 1-0 against Barnsley last year.<br>The Cottagers are currently on a top-flight record run of 10 successive London derby defeats.<br>Aleksandar Mitrovic has scored 49 goals since making his Fulham debut in February 2018. Only Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (54), Mo Salah (54) and Jamie Vardy (50) have scored more often in England's top four divisions during that period.<br>Mitrovic scored five goals in Fulham's opening six Premier League matches of 2018-19, but managed just six in the following 31 games.<br>Arsenal<br>Arsenal are aiming to win their opening match in consecutive seasons for the first time in 11 years.<br>The Gunners are undefeated in all four of their previous opening Premier League matches versus newly-promoted opposition (W3, D1). Their last opening day league defeat against a promoted side was a 1-0 loss at Highbury to Bristol City in 1976.<br>They have not lost any of their last 24 matches in the month of September in all competitions (W19, D5) since a 3-2 home defeat by Olympiakos in the Champions League in 2015.<br>Arsenal have already won two trophies in their 29 matches under Mikel Arteta: the FA Cup and Community Shield.<br>They scored 56 Premier League goals last season, their lowest total since 1995-96.<br>Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 54 goals in 85 Premier League appearances since his debut in February 2018. Click here to read full news..