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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain breaks personal record with brace v Reading

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sent Arsenal through to the EFL Cup quarter-finals with both goals in a 2-0 win for the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium.

The English winger produced a neat bottom-corner finish for his first goal, scored in the 32nd minute.

He then doubled his - and Arsenal’s - tally in the 78th minute with a deflected effort from the edge of the penalty area.

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This was Oxlade-Chamberlain’s second and third goals in his last three appearances for the north London outfit.

The 23-year-old also scored against Ludogorets in the Champions League last week. Prior to that, he scored against Nottingham Forest in the previous round of the EFL Cup, and against Liverpool on the opening weekend of the season.

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According to Opta - and this really is a remarkable statistic - Oxlade-Chamberlain, with five goals, has recorded a new best tally for goals in a single season for Arsenal.

Incredibly, the England international has never scored more than four goals in a campaign before.

Video: Oxlade-Chamberlain's goals v Reading

Oxlade-Chamberlain's record

Let’s take a closer look at his record since joining Arsenal…

2011-12

Appearances: 26
Goals: 4

Arsenal FC v Olympiacos FC - UEFA Champions League

2012-13

Appearances: 33
Goals: 2

Arsenal v Newcastle United - Premier League

2013-14

Appearances: 20
Goals: 3

Arsenal v Aston Villa - Premier League

2014-15

Appearances: 37
Goals: 3

West Ham United v Arsenal - Premier League

2015-16

Appearances: 33
Goals: 2

Arsenal v Manchester City - Premier League

2016-17

Appearances: 11
Goals: 5

Arsenal v Reading - EFL Cup Fourth Round

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