Mid-way through the second half the ground began emptying. For many the pain of watching Sunderland register a record equalling worst start to a Premier League season was simply too painful too witness but they missed out on some exquisite football from Arsenal.
Queens Park Rangers lost 2-0 to London neighbours Brentford - and manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink bore the brunt of supporters' frustrations on Twitter.
Leeds United take on Burton Albion this afternoon.
Tottenham Hotspur host Leicester City at White Hart Lane in this afternoon's Premier League clash.
Mark Warburton’s Glasgow Rangers will face Kilmarnock at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership this afternoon.
Liverpool dropped 12 points against the bottom six in the Premier League last season.
The Welsh manager has been discussing whether the club will be signing Lee Grant on a permanent deal once his loan period runs out.
The Everton striker has six goals to his name this season.
Bruce has enjoyed a winning start to his Aston Villa reign.
The Royals are aiming for back to back league wins against Nottingham Forest today.