Football

Granit Xhaka scored his first goal for Arsenal.

Granit Xhaka scores 30-yard screamer for Arsenal vs Hull

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Arsenal have found a player in Granit Xhaka.

The midfielder, a £35 million signing from Borussia Monchengladbach, scored an absolute beauty as Arsenal ran riot at Hull City.

Alexis Sanchez’s brace helped Arsenal to a 4-1 win but it was Xhaka’s strike in the 92nd minute that was the pick of the bunch.

Article continues below

He picked the ball up roughly 35 yards from goal before advancing a few steps. Unchallenged, the Switzerland international simply decided to take a hit. And we’re so glad he did.

This is his first Arsenal goal but he’ll do well to score another one. Scroll down to check it out.

Article continues below

Xhaka's goal

It will be up there alongside Jordan Henderson’s goal last night against Chelsea for goal of the month, for sure. Perhaps even goal of the season.

Of course, Twitter went into hysterics. Piers Morgan was among those to express his disbelief.

Second in the table

The Gunners secured their third league win a row, and in impressive style, too.

Sanchez opened the scoring in the 17th minute after Alex Iwobi’s shot nicked off the Chilean’s foot. Arsenal’s task of picking up three points was made all the more easier when Jake Livermore was sent off before the interval for handball.

Sanchez missed a penalty but Theo Walcott ensured the Gunners weren't made to pay for his error with his 100th career goal.

Robert Snodrass reduced the deficit in the 79th minute but Sanchez, who scored in the midweek draw to Paris Saint-Germain, restored Arsenal’s two-goal deficit four minutes later.

Then, in stoppage time, came Xhaka’s thunderbolt.

FBL-ENG-PR-HULL-ARSENAL

What has been the best goal of the season so far? Let us know in the comments section below!

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Thierry Henry
Alexis Sanchez
Granit Xhaka
Football
Premier League
Mesut Özil
Theo Walcott
Arsenal

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again