Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil are each enjoying a brilliant week. They both scored in Arsenal’s superb 2-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich, and are having a big impact against Everton tonight.
Arsenal’s two heroes from Tuesday evening combined for the opening goal at the Emirates as Giroud made an intelligent run to delicately flick a sublime cross from the German into the back of the net.
Giroud’s goal marks his third in as many games, and an impressive response to being left out of Arsene Wenger’s starting lineup for a month when the Gunners boss preferred Theo Walcott as his lone striker.
The hosts were two goals to the good only 90 seconds later when another Frenchman – Laurent Koscielny – met another superb delivery, this time from Santi Cazorla, to send another header past Tim Howard.
Arsenal will go top of the Premier League with victory over the Toffees, but face a potentially sticky second half after Ross Barkley’s deflected effort on 44 minutes brought the visitors back to 2-1.
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