Arsenal secured their second Premier League win on the trot with a 3-2 victory over Cardiff City in South Wales.
Matchday: Team News – Player Ratings – Match Highlights
Match: Cardiff City v Arsenal
Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Sun 2 Sep 13:30
Unai Emery finally started Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang together for Arsenal in South Wales.
The two forwards were part of an attacking lineup but were beaten to the opening goal by Shkodran Mustafi whose powerful header opened the scoring.
Arsenal pressed forward but couldn’t find the crucial second goal as Cardiff equalised just before half-time.
The Gunners found themselves ahead again after the break when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got his first goal of the season but it didn’t last long as Cardiff again hit back to equalise.
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Lucas Torreira was brought on in the aftermath of the second equaliser and it was the Uruguayan midfielder who popped up with a crucial assist for Alexandre Lacazette to score the winning goal.
Here are the highlights from a very entertaining match (will open in new tab).