Giroud scored Arsenal’s two wins over Newcastle

Giroud scored Arsenal’s two wins over Newcastle

Giroud scored Arsenal's two wins over Newcastle

Newcastle – Arsenal home of the headquarters of Newcastle United with a 2-1 victory. Arsenal scored two goals by Olivier Giroud in the first half, before diluting Newcastle defeat through Moussa Sissoko in the second half.

At St James’ Park on Saturday (03/21/2015) night, two goals for the Gunners from Giroud was born in the first half with four minutes adrift; respectively in the 24th minute and then 28 minutes.

Newcastle then minimize the lag in the second half, precisely in the 48th minute, with a goal from Moussa Sissoko. Some Toon Army waged pressure in the rest of the time but the score remained.

With the win, Arsenal cemented third position in the Premier League standings with 60 points from 30 matches, still stalking Manchester City in second place (61 points) and four points ahead of Manchester United who are in fourth position and had undergone 29 games. Newcastle while it is glued in position 12 with 35 points.

The game

Arsenal tried to press in the early minutes but Newcastle is not only able to ward but also to counterattack. Ayoze Perez to the edge of the Arsenal penalty area, although the ball eventually be stopped through a tackle important of Gabriel Paulista.

From a free kick in the 12th minute, the ball is directed to the far post. Alexis Sanchez receives the ball before unleashing a shot which still hit the opponent’s corner kick. Not long ago Alexis tried to pass the ball from the left side toward the goal but the pass successfully read the Newcastle defender who immediately interrupted.

When the game entered the 24th minute, Arsenal finally lead. From a free kick, the ball headlong Danny Welbeck and forwarded kemuian Olivier Giroud with a flick to send the ball into the goal Newcastle.

After that Arsenal continued to press and reap the rewards of four minutes later. From a corner kick, the ball towards the front for Giroud headlong into the top corner can be driven without Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul.

Five minutes before halftime, Moussa Sissoko managed to win the duel and had the ball on the left side. He then drove to the center, with a number of Arsenal defender already on alert, and then fired a shot that hit the opponent.

Newcastle started the second half well as directly make a goal in the 48th minute. Moussa Sissoko receives the ball cross from Remy Cabella and proceeded to kick sniper. Host reduce the lag to 1-2.

Shortly thereafter Ayoze successfully fired a shot in the middle of a crowd of players Arsenal, sending the ball thin deviated from the target area.

A golden opportunity to equalize wasted in the 60th minute. Following a shipment cross, Yoan Gouffran gets the ball without escorted opponent in front of goal but his shot was weak and straight at David Ospina.

Cabella won the ball after a duel on the right side and then send the ball towards Sammy Ameobi in the middle. However, Gabriel was able to block the round leather. From the corner, Ospina was forced to rescue a reflex of the ball header Michael Williamson.

A wave of attacks still come from Newcastle. Daryl Janmaat fired remotely, with the ball still thin deviated from the target area in the 66th minute.

Cabella slick penetration under siege a number of Arsenal players. Upon entering the penalty box, he can be fired even if the ball then hit Laurent Koscielny until finally secured Ospina.

Four minutes before dispersal, Ospina was forced to rescue from the kick Ayoze Perez. The ball rebounds and controlled Ammeobi, whose business is still driven dribble Arsenal defender for a corner kick that when the endless nothing.


Newcastle: Krul; Taylor, Janmaat, Williamson, Colback, Anita (Gutierrez 71 ‘), Sissoko, Gouffran, Cabella, Ameobi (Armstrong 88’), Perez.

Arsenal: Ospina; Chambers, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal, Ramsey, Coquelin, Sanchez (Flamini 71 ‘), Welbeck (Bellerin 88’), Cazorla (Rosicky 71 ‘), Giroud.