Lukas Podolski claimed a brace as Arsenal kicked their Premier League campaign into gear on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Fulham at a sodden Craven Cottage.
Arsenal's German forward Lukas Podolski (R) celebrates with Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (L) after scoring his team's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on August 24, 2013. Arsenal won 3-1.
Arsene Wenger's side were beaten at home by Aston Villa on the season's opening day, but they beat Fenerbahce 3-0 in mid-week in the first leg of their Champions League play-off and carried that momentum into Saturday's game.
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