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Arsenal Defeat Cardiff In A Five-Goal Thriller

Arsenal Defeat Cardiff In A Five-Goal Thriller

by | 2nd September 2018
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates his winning goal against Cardiff City

Arsenal were able to secure their first away win of the season in a five goal thriller was they defeated newly promoted Cardiff City.

 

The Gunners opened the scoring through a Shkodran Mustafi header in the 11th minutes but Cardiff fought back as Victor Camarasa scored an equalizing goal on the stroke of half-time.

 

The second half started strongly for both side but Cardiff defence was broken when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored with a curling effort in the 62nd minute.

 

Arsenal’s lead did not last for long as Cardiff equalized once again thanks to a Danny Ward header in the 70th minute.

 

It seemed Neil Warnock‘s side would come away with a point until Alexandre Lacazette‘s powerful late winner in the proved the difference in a contest full of attacking quality and defensive fragility.