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Barcelona injuries lay extra burden on Antoine Griezmann in home bow

The 1-0 loss was Barca`s first opening-day defeat in 11 years and their early-season jitters were further compounded when striker Luis Suarez and electric winger Ousmane Dembele were ruled out for at least a month with muscle problems.

Aug 23, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

Olivier Giroud demands important role at Chelsea next season

Giroud, who is the top scorer in the Europa League with nine goals, is out of contract at the end of the campaign, although Chelsea have an option to extend it for another 12 months.

Apr 18, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud seeks France return to boost game time

Giroud has not started a Premier League game for Chelsea since the club signed Argentina international striker Gonzalo Higuain in January.

Mar 21, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

France's Olivier Giroud savors FIFA World Cup glory despite criticism

France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar work rate in his team’s World Cup triumph in Russia.

Jul 17, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: France looking for answers after narrow Australia escape

France are hardly alone in struggling to put down weaker opponents, and they will be delighted to have emerged with the points against Australia, a win secured with great help from the VAR system and a lucky deflection.

Jun 18, 2018, 11:22 AM IST

Chelsea close-in on top-four after 1-0 win against Liverpool

Frenchman Giroud headed what proved to be the winning goal in the 32nd minute, meaning the striker has now scored 17 league goals with his head since the start of 2015-16, more than any other player in Europe’s top five leagues.

May 07, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

Chelsea face Man United in FA Cup final as Giroud sinks Saints

Opting to select Giroud instead of Alvaro Morata proved a shrewd move by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte as the former Arsenal star produced a tremendous piece of skill to break the deadlock early in the second half.

Apr 22, 2018, 21:58 PM IST

Antonio Conte all praise for Giroud-Morata strike pair

Both Morata and Giroud, who signed for Chelsea in January, have spent plenty of time on the bench this season but they caused Burnley defenders, James Tarkowski and Kevin Long, plenty of trouble.

Apr 20, 2018, 08:47 AM IST

Chelsea thrash Hull City 4-0 to reach FA Cup quarterfinals

Willian bagged two and Olivier Giroud scored his first goal for the club since joining from London rivals Arsenal, while Pedro was also on target for Antonio Conte's dominant side. 

Feb 17, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud to miss Liverpool clash with hamstring injury

Giroud, who has scored seven goals this season, will undergo scans on Thursday to assess the damage.

Dec 20, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi, Neymar to win FIFA player of the year award

Ronaldo had another incredible year and to lead Real Madrid to retaining the Champions League was some feat.

Oct 24, 2017, 01:34 AM IST

Europa League: Everton lose to Lyon, Giroud lifts Arsenal

Everton's miserable Europa League run continued as they lost 2-1 at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Thursday and remained bottom of their group as Arsenal beat 10-man Red Star Belgrade 1-0.

Oct 20, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Watch: Olivier Giroud 'scorpion kick' shortlisted for FIFA goal award

Giroud scored with an improvised volley in the Premier League match on Jan. 1, producing an acrobatic flick with his left heel to convert Alexis Sanchez`s cross into the net off the crossbar while tumbling forward.

Oct 10, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud reaches century milestone in Europa League win

Olympique Marseille also lost as Salzburg's Munas Dabbur took advantage of a cut-back to slide the ball home for the hosts, who take over at the top of Group I with four points.

Sep 29, 2017, 08:36 AM IST

EPL: Olivier Giroud brace keeps Arsenal in top-four hunt

Arsenal showed resolve and took just nine minutes to restore their two-goal cushion and secure a fifth victory in their last six games.

May 14, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Premier League 2016-17: Oliver Giroud late show seals stunning Arsenal escape against Bournemouth

Despite the thrilling revival Arsenal ultimately lost ground in the title race and are now eight points behind leaders Chelsea,

Jan 04, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Premier League: Olivier Giroud wonder goal keeps Arsenal's title charge alive, Spurs enter top 4

Giroud netted with a breathtaking improvised strike reminiscent of Henrikh Mkhitaryan's recent goal for Manchester United.

Jan 02, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Premier League: Olivier Giroud sucker-punch earns Arsenal draw at Manchester United

Arsenal remain without a league win at Old Trafford in 10 years and Wenger has still not beaten Mourinho in the league in 12 attempts.

Nov 19, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

EPL Roundup: Man City, Arsenal forge ahead; Tom Heaton heroics thwart 10-man Man Utd

Herrera was sent off in the 70th minute after being shown a second yellow card for sliding in on Dean Marney.

Oct 29, 2016, 22:33 PM IST