Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal against Cardiff brought to an end a 76-game run for the forward.
Stepping inside to curl a beautiful effort into the corner of the net to restore Arsenal’s lead and get himself up and running for the campaign, it was the first time the Gabonese forward had found the back of the net from outside the box in 30 months.
Lacazette and Aubameyang when they play together (six games):
Aubameyang: 6 GOALS & 3 ASSISTS
Lacazette: 6 GOALS & 2 ASSISTS
— Lacazettes (@Lacazettes) September 2, 2018
Always a good feeling when you win a tough game come on boyz #coyg #WeAreTheArsenal pic.twitter.com/F75fuRRtVO
— Aubameyang P-E (@Aubameyang7) September 2, 2018
The goal also represented Auba’s 150th top-flight goal:
His 10th goal involvement from his last nine starts for Arsenal:
Aubameyang now has 11 goals and 4 assists in 18 games for Arsenal.