Arsenal were not to be denied however with Alexandre Lacazette popping up with his first Premier League strike of the season with ten minutes remaining, to secure back-to-back victories for the Londoners, and send them into the global break on a high.
Reacting to the win against Cardiff, Lacazette stressed that the performance was a good omen for the squad going forward.
'I think we won just two games in 2018 away from home.
"Yes it is good and important to win away".
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I could see that in some friendlies we played against other English teams this summer. Hughton added: "It is a hard league but we have been very good in the last two games".
"Like I said before, at the end of the day you want to try and get your best players on the pitch".
"It is not because of one game that I will play every game".
Unai Emery collected his second victory as Arsenal manager thanks to a fine strike from Alexandre Lacazette in a 3-2 success at Cardiff yesterday.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Arsenal on Sunday, September 2, produced superb performance in their Premier League game beating Cardiff City 3-2 in a tough encounter.
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Instead, he gets to avoid military service and continue his professional career in England. Two more golds for South Korea on Thursday as the Games start to wind down.
And Lacazette is happy to play alongside the Gabon worldwide for Arsenal, despite the player often ousting him from Emery's team.
The only new addition who didn't have a full pre-season was Torreira due to his excursions in Russian Federation, yet 10 minutes after coming on as a substitute for Matteo Guendouzi the combative 22-year-old provided a flawless assist for Alexandre Lacazette to secure a hard fought win at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Danny Ward cancelled out Auba's strike before Lacazette netted an 81st-minute victor following some fine work by Lucas Torreira.
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The contest was to have been held at the tightly guarded offices of his Party for Freedom in the Dutch parliament building. The Dutch government refused to take responsibility for the contest as the politician is not part of the government.
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