Oliver Giroud

  • World Cup 2014: France crush Switzerland 5-2 to lead Group E June 21, 2014

    Salvador: Forwards Olivier Giroud and Karim Benzema each scored one goal and created another as a rampant France blew away Switzerland 5-2 Friday to take control of Group E and all but seal a place in the next round. France has six points and can qualify if Ecuador and Honduras...
  • FIFA World Cup: France thrash Jamaica in final warm-up match June 9, 2014

    Lille: France head to Brazil with their confidence high after rounding off their World Cup warm-up matches by thrashing Jamaica 8-0 on Sunday, with striker Karim Benzema scoring two and creating two in an impressive display of attacking football. Benzema picked out Oliver Giroud for France's fourth goal and also created...
  • Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Arsenal, 1st half report March 14, 2013

    Munich: Oliver Giroud's 3rd minute strike helped Arsenal take a 1-0 lead at half-time over Bayern Munich in the second leg of round of 16, Champions League fixture at the Allianz Arena here on Wednesday night. Arsenal though still trail the German side 3-2 on aggregate after Bayern had won...
  • Giroud shines as clinical Arsenal thump West Ham 5-1 January 24, 2013

    London: Oliver Giroud netted a double, Lukas Podolski scored and set up three more as rampant Arsenal closed the gap on the Champions League positions by thumping West Ham United 5-1 in their rearranged Premier League match on Wednesday. Arsenal, finding a spark and much-needed self belief after successive league defeats...