Arsenal v Crystal Palace - match reports and analysis
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Sam Allardyce says Premier League fixture organiser should be sacked
The Crystal Palace manager is furious at the timing of festive games, with Swansea City next up in a crunch match
Donkey or scorpion? Olivier Giroud’s volley defies classification
The Arsenal striker Giroud’s acrobatic opening goal against Crystal Palace will live long in the memory and is likely to be the highlight of his career
Arsène Wenger calls Olivier Giroud goal against Crystal Palace ‘a work of art’
Arsène Wenger said Olivier Giroud’s back-heel flick against Crystal Palace was in the top five goals of his 20 years at Arsenal but the striker was more modest
Olivier Giroud’s brilliant back-heel helps Arsenal sink Crystal Palace
A back-heel volley over his head after a cross went behind him enabled Olivier Giroud to put Arsenal on the way to a 2-0 Premier League win against Crystal Palace
Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace: Premier League – as it happened
Olivier Giroud’s spectacular scorpion kick lit up an otherwise routine victory for Arsenal, with Alex Iwobi scoring the second as the Gunners climbed back to third in the table
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