Arsenal were buoyed before their game against Brighton and Hove Albion by the news that Manchester City had only drawn with Everton.
They seemed in a mood to celebrate on the south coast, Bukayo Saka giving them the lead inside just two minutes.
A lightning start from Arsenal! ⚡
— The Athletic | Football (@TheAthleticFC) December 31, 2022
It was the Gunners’ earliest away goal in the Premier League since a Theo Walcott strike against QPR back in 2013.