Cardiff came back twice to level with Arsenal but Lacazette winner seals the deal for Arsenal with the score reading 3-2. Aside from some Petr Cech mistakes, Arsenal started the game relatively positively. Shkodran Mustafi took Arsenal with an 11th-minute header. As expected Arsenal had more overall possession but as the game moved to the injury time of first half Camarasa shocks Arsenal camps with a late first-half equalizer. Teams were separated at half-time with the scores level at 1-1.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes it 2-1 aided by a touch by Lacazette. Minutes later Cardiff hit back with Ward scoring the equalizer making the score level once again at 2-2. But Arsenal kept on attacking for the winning goal and with a fine strike from Lacazette Arsenal took home the vital 3 points.