WATCH: Giroud’s stunning scorpion puts Arsenal 1-0 up on Palace

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2016-17 is the season of the scorpion, apparently. The new year may be fewer than 12 hours old (on American shores), but the Premier League goal of the (calendar) year may have already been scored.

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Step asideHenrikh Mkhitaryan, and make way for Olivier Giroud. Alexis Sanchez provided the cross, Giroud provided the scorpion-kick finish, and that’s really all that needs to be said about that.

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