Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry believes Alexandre Lacazette’s contribution was crucial towards the Gunners’ 3-0 win over Stoke City on Sunday. The north London club were pretty poor with their showing for the first hour of the match, and the arrival of Lacazette from the bench triggered a change in momentum.
Speaking after the game, Henry highlighted the impact of his compatriot, saying: “I think for me he changed the game. When Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang went on the left and Lacazette came on as a No 9, he started to make runs that a No 9 should make. He started to be the guy that they were looking for to make those penetrative runs. And Aubameyang got his chance when he went on the left and made that run.And for me, Lacazette changed the game when he came on.”