CL: Olivier Giroud's treble fires Arsenal into knockout stages

Updated: Dec 11, 2015, 11:30 IST | ANI

Olivier Giroud produced a scintillating performance by netting a hat-trick as Arsenal overcame Olympiakos 3-0 to progress through to the Champions League knockout stages

Johannesburg: Olivier Giroud produced a scintillating performance by netting a hat-trick as Arsenal overcame Olympiakos 3-0 to progress through to the Champions League knockout stages.

Arsenal's French forward Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Olympiacos and Arsenal at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus. Pic/AFP
Arsenal's French forward Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Olympiacos and Arsenal at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus. Pic/AFP

The Frenchman put Arsene Wenger's side ahead in the 29th minute before doubling the lead four minutes into the second half.

Giroud completed his hat-trick when he dispatched a clinical penalty to ensure that Arsenal reach the last 16 of the competition for the 16th year in a row, Sport24 reported.

Arsenal won the do-or-die encounter and finished as runners-up in Group F behind Bayern Munich.

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Sourav Ganguly set to be next BCCI President

NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK