Capital One Cup: Arsenal Find New No.9 As Mathieu Flamini Nets Match-Winning Brace in North London Derby (Video)

Alan Duffy

23rd, September 2015

Well it looks like Arsenal have finally found their new No. 9, in the 31-year-old shape of Gallic grunt Mathieu Flamini.

In the season’s first North derby on Wednesday night, the Gunners ran out 2-1 winners against Tottenham to book their place in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup, with none other then Flamini the two-goal hero for the visitors.

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The former Marseille man’s first came on 26 minutes after Spurs ‘keeper Michel Vorm weakly parried an Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain effort…

A Calum Chamber OG early in the second-half level the scores but on 78 minutes, the Flamster produced a superb volleyed effort from outside the box, a goal which ultimately fired the Gunners into the next round of the competition…

Courtesy of that brace, Flamini is now the joint-top-scorer for the Gunners in all competitions this season.

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