Ozil, Lacazette, Holding score as Arsenal rally past PSG by 5-1

Ozil, Lacazette, Holding score as Arsenal rally past PSG by 5-1

- Mesut Ozil captains Arsenal in their 5-1 victory over PSG

- The German scored the first goal from a counter attack

- Lacazette scored a brace while Holding and Nketiah completed the win

Arsenal closed their pre-season campaign with a 5-1 over Paris Saint-Germain at the International Champions Cup match played in Singapore.

Unai Emery was facing his former side for the first time since he left as manager of the Parc des Princes outfit.

Mesut Ozil who was captain on the night scored the Gunners first goal after 13 minutes of the match played.

Ozil, Lacazette score as Arsenal rally past PSG by 4-1

Ozil celebrates as he scores Arsenal's first goal in the 4-1 victory over PSG. Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang caught PSG on the counter as he raced down the right and squares it into the middle for Ozil to score the first goal.

Christopher Nkunku equalized from the spot after the French champions were awarded a penalty in the second half.

Substitute Alexander Lacazette put Arsenal back in front as he beat his marker to finish from a Smith Rowe's cross in the 67th minute.

Lacazette was on song again in the 71st minute after a cross which was flicked back into the box by Rob Holding for the Frenchman to finish towards far post.

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Holding made it 5-1 to Arsenal through a header in the 87th minute as north London side cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Parisians.

Emery will now have to prepare for his side's first Premier League fixture of the 2018/19 campaign against defending champions Manchester City.

Edward Nketiah finished right at the dearth to hand the Emirate outfit a commanding victory over their French counterparts.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Emery tasted his defeat as manager of Arsenal when they lost 4-2 to Atletico Madrid after penalties.

Luciano Vietto scored the opener just before half time and moments after the restart 18-year-old Smith Rowe equalized for the Gunners but the Spanish side wen to to win 3-1 on penalties.

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Source: Legit.ng

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