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Olivier Giroud

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Birthdate:  September 30, 1986    Birthplace:  Chambery, France    Nationality:  France    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  194 lbs    

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Giroud scored two goals during Arsenal's 2-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday.

Giroud is simply on fire right now, scoring nine goals in his last nine matches in all competitions, including four in his last three games. He is now tied for the team-lead with 13 goals on the season, which puts him six behind league-leader Harry Kane.

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March 18, 2015

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Giroud was very effective Tuesday versus Monaco, finishing with seven shots, two crosses and a goal in Arsenal's 2-0 Champions League victory.

The Frenchman tried to make up for missing several easy chances in the first leg, but fell short as Monaco advanced on away goals. Giroud is in excellent form with seven goals and an assist in his last eight matches, and Arsenal will now shift focus back to the Premier League, where they will face Newcastle on Saturday.

March 16, 2015

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Giroud scored a wonderful goal during first-half stoppage time, before setting up another Arsenal goal during Saturday's 3-0 win over West Ham.

Giroud has gone on quite a tear lately, as he's tallied seven goals and three assists over his past 10 matches across all competitions. The Frenchman's latest goal completed a lovely one-touch passing sequence from Arsenal and ultimately provided the initial boost the Gunners needed to reel off a convincing win Saturday.

March 5, 2015

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Giroud opened the scoring for the second straight game by notching a 64th minute goal during Arsenal's 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday.

Giroud pounced on a ball in from teammate Kieran Gibbs to finish a very close range goal at the near post. In doing so, the Frenchman scored for the second straight Premier League game, brining his season account to a commendable 10 goals in 12 starts.

March 1, 2015

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Giroud opened the scoring in Sunday's 2-0 victory over Everton.

Giroud only found the target on one of his six shots - after an embarrassing 0-for-6 showing in the midweek loss to Monaco in the Champions League - but at least the on-mark strike found the back of the goal. He now totes nine goals in 16 Premier League appearances this season.

February 23, 2015

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Giroud scored just before halftime during Arsenal's 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Giroud has now compiled five goals and three assists over his six starts across all competitions. In doing so, the Frenchman has reached 10 total goals on the campaign, including eight in 15 league matches. As the lynchpin atop Arsenal's attack, Giroud carries fine form into the Gunners' upcoming fixtures.

February 10, 2015

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Giroud is available off the bench for Arsenal's Premier League match against Leicester City on Tuesday.

Interestingly, Danny Welbeck is also on the bench for the Gunners, who will have Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez leading the attack against one of the worst sides in the Prem.

February 9, 2015

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Giroud recorded an assist on Arsenal's lone goal in Saturday's 2-1 loss to Tottenham.

Giroud's assist came after the Frenchman misfired an apparent shot that fell nicely for teammate Mesut Ozil to finish from close range. Overall, he wasn't very involved in Saturday's North London derby, but an enticing home matchup Tuesday versus Leicester City potentially presents a great bounce-back opportunity.