Sydney FC 0-2 Arsenal: Alexandre Lacazette makes an impact

MIKE KEEGAN AT ANZ STADIUM: Lacazette was handed the number nine jersey following his much-heralded arrival and perhaps gave a glimpse of things to come with a predatory finish.

Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal’s club record £52m signing, took less than 15 minutes to score his first goal for his new employers as they breezed to a 2-0 win over Sydney FC on the first match of their tour to Australia and China.The Frenchman, who entered the fray on 68 minutes, had the ball in the back of the net on 83, when he calmly slotted fellow substitute Alex Iwobi’s pull-back home from around 10 yards out.Lacazette was handed the number nine jersey following his much-heralded arrival ...