Mesut Ozil plays starting role in Arsenal 3-0 win over Olympiacos

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Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on October 20, 2015. Arsenal won the match 2-0. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil played a staring role in his sides crucial UEFA Champions League tie with Olympiacos.

The Gunners needed to win the game by two goals and ended up recording a 3-0 victory.

Ozil played a key role in Arsenal’s opening goal by providing the pass which unlocked Olympiacos defence allowing Ramsey to provide the assist for Giroud.

The French international netted his first hat-trick for Arsenal bringing his goal tally of the season up to 13.

Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the Premier League this weekend. The North London based side sit in second place with 30 points in 15 games.

Olympiakos 3 – 0 Arsenal

Kick-Off: 19:45
Stadium: Karaiskakis

Olympiakos: Roberto; Elabdellaoui, Da Costa, Siovas, Masuaku; Milivojević, Kasami; Sebá, Fortounis, Pardo; Ideye.
Manager: Marco Silva

Arsenal: Čech; Bellerín, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Flamini, Ramsey; Campbell, Özil, Walcott; Giroud.
Manager: Arsene Wenger

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