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WATCH: Giroud’s stunning scorpion puts Arsenal 1-0 up on Palace

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion  - Premier League

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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2016-17 is the season of the scorpion, apparently. The new year may be fewer than 12 hours old (on American shores), but the Premier League goal of the (calendar) year may have already been scored.

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Step aside, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and make way for Olivier Giroud. Alexis Sanchez provided the cross, Giroud provided the scorpion-kick finish, and that’s really all that needs to be said about that.

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