Premier League: Olivier Giroud seals Blues' comeback win

Apr 15, 2018, 07:24 IST | AFP

The French international striker has largely struggled to make an impact since his deadline day move from Arsenal in January

Giroud celebrates his maiden EPL goal for Chelsea. Pic/AFP
Giroud celebrates his maiden EPL goal for Chelsea. Pic/AFP

Olivier Giroud hopes to have kickstarted his Chelsea career after coming off the bench to inspire an eight-minute turnaround from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Southampton on Saturday with his first Premier League goals for the club.

The French international striker has largely struggled to make an impact since his deadline day move from Arsenal in January. Dusan Tadic and debutant Jan Bednarek put the hosts in command, but Giroud struck either side of Eden Hazard's equaliser to cut the gap on Liverpool and Tottenham in the fight for a top-four finish.

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