UEFA Champions League 2015-2016: Giroud's hat-trick takes Arsenal to Last 16
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Arsenal had a greater ball possession. The match saw four Frenchman scored the first goal of the match. The Gunners needed a win bigger than 0–1 in order to advance to the Last 16 knockout round of . The first half ended in 0–1.. Two yellow cards for both the sides with a total of 27 fouls committed in the match. was the first man to be booked in the 9th minute. In the 18th minute, was yellow carded. Later, in the 29th minute, Ramsey assisted and the
In the 49th minute, Giroud scored the second goal, assisted by. Giroud was booked for his foul in the 63rd minute. committed a in the penalty area and was yellow carded in the 66th minute. Arsenal was awarded a penalty kick. Giroud successfully converted the penalty into a goal, completing a hat-trick for his first time for Arsenal. The match ended 0–3 and Arsenal qualified for the Last 16. Olympiakos, standing third in the group table, qualified for the .
Giroud was awarded the man of the match.
|December 9, 2015|
|(0–1) HT|| 29' |
49' Olivier Giroud
67' (pen.) Olivier Giroud
63' Olivier Giroud
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