Mesut Ozil provides assist in Arsenal defeat

Arsenal team news

Mesut Özil provided an assist during Arsenal’s disappointing defeat at the hands of West Brom in the Premier League.

The Gunners took the lead when Ozil set up Olivier Giroud for the opener. Arsenal look set for a comfortable afternoon however the home side were ahead going into the break.

Özil broke the assist record he created against West Brom at the Hawthorns when he setup Giroud. The 27-year-old has now provided an assist in seven consecutive games which is a Premier League record.

The World Cup winner has a total of 11 assists in 12 games for the Gunners now which is the highest in Europe’s top five leagues including England, Spain, France, Italy and Germany.

West Brom 2 – 1 Arsenal

Stadium: Hawthorns
Kick-Off: 15:00 GMT

West Brom confirmed starting XI: Myhill, Dawson, Evans, Olsson, Brunt, Morrison, Fletcher (c), Yacob, McClean, Sessegnon, Rondon 

Arsenal confirmed starting XI: Cech, Bellerin, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Cazorla, Coquelin, Gibbs, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud