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Arsenal started off brilliantly and took the lead thanks to a Santi cazorla penalty. Alexis Sanchez then doubled the Gunners' lead with a lucky finish past Heurelho Gomes. Just minutes later Mesut Ozil made it three with a clinical header and Arsenal headed into the break 3 goals up.
Watford then showed some semblance of a comeback. New signing Pereyra got one back but Mazzari's side were then unable to find their way past an inspired Petr Cech.
Arsenal, now with their first win of the season move upto 7th spot and will be looking to build on this result.
FT: Watford 1-3 Arsenal
Watford put up a great show in the second half and were well worth their goal
Final whistle blows. Watford 1- 3 Arsenal
92' Wilshere gets a yellow for dissent
There will be 5 minutes of added time
89' Granit Xhaka has put in a great shift for Arsenal tonight
88' Comfortable save for Gomez!!
Sanchez steals the ball off Kaboul but hits an effort straight at the keeper
86' Arsenal are content to see out the game. They are letting Watford enjoy possession of the ball
84' Yellow for Behrami
Bad challenge by Behrami on Walcott and receives a yellow card for his efforts
82' Behrami fires wide
Holebas sends a cross goalwards which is partially cleared away. Pereyra receives it at the edge of the box and skips past a challenge before laying it off to Behrami but the midfielder's effort flies well wide of the target.
80' Corner for Arsenal. Cazorla delivers but easily cleared away
79' Another save by cech
Petr Cech pulls off another save this time off a Success header. Capoue delivered another beautiful corner which the substitute got his head on but only managed to find Petr Cech's gloves.
78' Yellow for Amrabat
Amrabat blocks off Wilshere and succeeds in getting a yellow card. He is then replaced by Success
73' Another substitution for Arsenal!
Monreal limps off to be replaced by Kieran Gibbs
72' Double change for Arsenal!!
Wilshere and Elneny replace Ozil and Chamberlain
72' Superb effort by Ighalo!!
Ighalo tries a spectacular overhead kick but it sails inches over the post. Watford really putting up a fight now.
71' Great pressure from Watford!
Watford win the ball in the Arsenal half and work it out to the left flank. Ighalo then dinks it to the far post but Monreal heads away
69' Double Save by Cech!!
Holebas Unleashes a shot from long range and Cech flies across his goal to make a fantastic stop. The ball then falls to Ighalo who fires it straight at the keeper. Lucky escape for the Gunners
67' Great counter by Arsenal
Arsenal have a great counter attack led by Bellerin. He plays the ball inside to Chamberlain but he too tries a fancy chip and like Walcott's effort it sails wide
63' Great move by Arsenal
Some great interplay between Ozil, Walcott and Cazorla results in some space for the Englishman but he tries a clever chip over the keeper and the ball flies high and wide of the goal
62' Watford have got their energy back. They are now pressing Arsenal high up the pitch and putting the defenders under pressure.
60' Yellow card for Deeney!!
Bad challenge by the Watford captain. High with the studs showing. Deserved a yellow for that. Monreal is in pain
57' Substitute Janmaat delivers a ball into the box which is headed away by Holding. Capoue then fires a shiot from the edge of the box which is blocked but Pereyra is on hand to slot home. Lifeline for Watford
57' Goal for Watford. Pereyra on debut. Would you believe it?
Finally a chance for Watford. Amrabat lays it across to Capoue who fires a long range shot straight at Cech
54' Another chance for Arsenal
Bellerin does extremely well down the right hand side to get past the left back. He then whips a low ball across the face of goal but yet again no Arsenal player on the end of it
53' Watford substituition.
Darly Janmaat comes on in place of Kabasele
Meanwhile, at the Goodison, Everton have taken the lead through a Leighton Baines penalty
50' Chance for Arsenal
Walcott wins the ball in midfield and finds Ozil who plays in Cazorla who finds Walcott again. He whips a ball across the face of the goal but there is no one on the end of it. Fortunate for Watford.
49' A long ball by Koscielny almost finds Sanchez but it bounces away to gomez
46' Half time sub for Watford
Pereyra replaces Guedioura for his Premier League debut
We are back for the second half. Can Watford stage a fightback? Stay tuned to find out
The first half was all Arsenal and they look set to register their first win of the season. Watford have a monumental task ahead of them to just try and get back in the game. Join us in 10 minutes for the second half.
Ozil's goal was Arsenal's 700th goal in the Premier League. They are only the second team to reach this landmark after Manchester United. Well. Well.
Arsenal lead by three as we go into the break. The Gunners have been simply outstanding. Alexis and Ozil have linked up marvellously today and it is already game over for Watford
HT: Watford 0-3 Arsenal
46' Chamberlain feeds Sanchez on the left. The Chilean delivers a beauty right intothe heart of the Watford defence and Ozil heads home with ease. 3-0 to Arsenal
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