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Video: Olivier Giroud Scores Unbelievable Overhead Kick to Beat Red Star Belgrade

Video: Olivier Giroud Scores Unbelievable Overhead Kick to Beat Red Star Belgrade

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud sealed a 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League tonight with a fabulous overhead kick.

Arsene Wenger’s side travelled to Serbia as group leaders, having dispatched of FC Koln and BATE Borisov in match day one and two, respectively.

However, Red Star proved a more difficult team to break down.

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The game was heading for a draw in the 80th minute, until the host’s saw Milan Rodić pick up a second yellow card and receive his marching orders.

The dismissal handed the Gunners a chance to secure all three points… and thanks to some simply outrageous build-up play from Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere, that’s exactly what happened.

However, it will be Giroud who gets the highest praise, as he pulled off this sensational, acrobatic finish:

 

Giroud of course has previous for scoring goals from unrealistic angles, notching this Puskas Award-nominated effort against Crystal Palace last season.

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