French striker Yaya Sanogo finally broke his duck for the club, scoring the opening goal in Arsenal’s 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund. The youngster also led the line well for the bulk of the game, providing his teammates with a much needed targetman, who has the ability to play with his back to goal, and put in a good shift before a hamstring injury brought an early end to his evening.
It didn’t take his teammates long to sing his praises after the game with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who was the first to congratulate Sanogo, saying, “It’s important he got that goal, it’s been a long time coming. In pre-season he showed us what he could do, and he took [the chance] tonight. It was a good start for him, a goal always helps your confidence and I thought he played really well. He held the ball up well and hopefully he can score a few more like that.” Continue reading