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Despite Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez keeping Newcastle United hot on their heels with his aggressive play early in the match, the beneficiary of several high assists was fellow forward Olivier Giroud, who turned a first big assist from Danny Welbeck into the first Arsenal goal of the match:
But thanks to some inept offense from Newcastle United, Arsenal midfielder Santiago Cazorla got a perfect corner shot less than four minutes later – which Giroud was more than happy to turn into a header that gave them a 2-0 lead.
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