Arsenal's Mesut Ozil celebrates London derby win over Crystal Palace

Mesut Özil has took to Instagram following Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace to celebrate his sides ‘hard-fought’ victory.

The 26-year-old posted a selfie to twitter along with the caption, “Hard-fought first victory of the season! These three points belong to North London…”

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Özil provided the assist for Olivier Giroud’s opening goal against Palace and made the most key passes in the Premier League today according to

The Arsenal star made a total of five key passes at Selhurst Park earlier today against Palace. Özil also made 55 passes throughout the game maintaining a passing accuracy of 98%.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger heaped praise on Özil for his performance against Palace.

“He had a very good performance. He was important getting out from the back, getting out of tight areas. It is a pleasure to watch the quality of his passing and the intelligence of his passing,” Wenger was quoted as saying by the official Arsenal website.


The North London based side face a tough test next week as they welcome Liverpool to the Emirates.

Arsenal moved into 11th place on three points after two games following the win over Palace.

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