LONDON - Tottenham ground out a scoreless draw at Chelsea on Sunday to return to the top spot with an ultra-defensive display from Jose Mourinho's side frustrating the Premier League's joint top scorers.At a stadium where it ...
Nov 30, 2020
SAINT-DENIS, France - On a night when youth and experience aligned, striker Olivier Giroud scored twice on his 100th appearance for France and teenager Eduardo Camavinga celebrated his first start by scoring an acrobatic goal in a 7-1 thrashing of Ukraine ...
Oct 8, 2020
PARIS - Olivier Giroud moved level with Zinedine Zidane for international goals as France began its World Cup preparations with a comfortable 2-0 friendly win against Ireland on Monday.Giroud poked the ball home in the 40th minute after his initial header ...
May 29, 2018
LONDON - Chelsea will play Manchester United in the FA Cup final after beating Southampton, 2-0, in the second semifinal at Wembley Stadium on Sunday with goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata.Giroud, who had been selected ahead of Morata to ...
Apr 23, 2018
OLIVIER Giroud scored late in the second half for Arsenal to maintain its perfect Europa League campaign with a 1-0 win over 10-man Red Star Belgrade on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Five minutes after Milan Rodic was sent off for ...
Oct 20, 2017
OLIVIER Giroud scored his 100th goal for Arsenal as the Gunners beat BATE Borisov 4-2 to go two-for-two in Europa League group play on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Arsenal rested nine front-line players including Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil ...
Sep 29, 2017
TOULOUSE, France - Antoine Griezmann missed a straightforward early chance as France had more than 30 shots on goal but failed to score in a disappointing scoreless draw at home to a resilient Luxembourg on Sunday.Veteran goalkeeper Jonathan Joubert kept Les Bleus ...
Sep 4, 2017
LONDON - The Premier League made a thrilling return, and Arsenal finally had something to celebrate on the opening weekend.It took the arrival of Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud from the bench in the second half to turn it around against Leicester ...
Aug 12, 2017
RENNES, France - Striker Olivier Giroud led the way with a hat trick as France crushed Paraguay, 5-0, in a friendly match on Friday.Midfielder Moussa Sissoko and forward Antoine Griezmann completed the scoring to give France a morale-boosting win ahead ...
Jun 3, 2017
STOKE, England - Olivier Giroud scored twice and Alexis Sanchez netted his 50th English Premier League goal as Arsenal beat Stoke 4-1 to maintain its push for Champions League qualification on Saturday.Mesut Ozil grabbed the other goal for Arsenal, whose swagger ...
May 14, 2017
BOURNEMOUTH, England - Olivier Giroud headed a late equalizer after setting up two goals to complete Arsenal's second-half fightback at Bournemouth, salvaging a 3-3 draw for his side in an engrossing Premier League game on Tuesday.Bournemouth stunned Arsenal ...
Jan 4, 2017
LONDON - With Alexis Sanchez's cross floating into the penalty area behind him, Olivier Giroud only had one choice: A back-heeled overhead flick."I was a bit lucky but it was the only thing I could do," Giroud said. "The ...
Jan 2, 2017
LONDON - Olivier Giroud scored an exquisite goal from an overhead back-heeled strike as Arsenal beat struggling Crystal Palace, 2-0, on Sunday to rise to third in the English Premier League."I have maximum luck," Giroud said of his "scorpion" kick. " ...
Jan 2, 2017
LONDON - Olivier Giroud headed home an 86th-minute winner as Arsenal avoided another Christmas stumble in the English Premier League to beat West Bromwich Albion, 1-0, on Monday.The visitors limited the Gunners to only a handful of chances at Emirates ...
Dec 27, 2016
SUNDERLAND, England - Olivier Giroud scored his first goals of the season as Arsenal beat Sunderland, 4-1, on Saturday, leaving the beleaguered northeast team with only two points after 10 Premier League games.The France forward struck twice within five minutes of ...
Oct 30, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France - The Icelandic thunderclap roar proved no match for the sheer talent of France as the hosts finally showed their title credentials at the European Championship on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).A crushing 5-2 victory lined up a semifinal ...
Jul 4, 2016
PARIS - In-form Nice winger Hatem Ben Arfa was left out of the France squad for the European Championship as coach Didier Deschamps unveiled a 23-man squad with no surprise inclusions on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Ben Arfa scored 17 goals ...
May 13, 2016
LONDON - Arsenal began its FA Cup defense with a 3-1 comeback victory against Sunderland and was joined in the fourth round by Manchester United and Manchester City on Saturday.United labored past Sheffield United 1-0 at Old Trafford, and Manchester ...
Jan 10, 2016
PIRAEUS, Greece - Olivier Giroud scored a hat trick as Arsenal advanced to the last 16 of the Champions League with a 3-0 win over Olympiakos on Wednesday, overturning an advantage held by the Greeks.The France striker opened the scoring in ...
Dec 10, 2015
LONDON - Goals from Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil helped Arsenal end a run of two consecutive defeats in the Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich on Tuesday.Arsenal knew that victory in at least one of its next ...
Oct 21, 2015
ZAGREB, Croatia - Dinamo Zagreb swept to a surprising 2-1 victory over 10-man Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday as the Londoners' made a dismal start to their campaign in Group F.A goal by Josip Pivaric in the ...
Sep 17, 2015
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