Alexis Sanchez's shot striking the post looked to be the closest Arsenal would come until Giroud marked his return to the starting XI by looping a header over Ben Foster with four minutes to play. You do not have "your place", like a seat that you buy with a season ticket. I'm not immune to critics.
The West Brom goalkeeper continued to deny the Wenger's side with a number of fine stops and the away side almost made them pay when Petr Cech dropped a corner at the feet of Claudio Yacob but thankfully for the Arsenal keeper the defender could only blaze over at the back post.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis said his team's 1-0 defeat at Arsenal was a case of "deja vu" in reference to their similar defeat at Chelsea.
Wenger's men moved to second position with the win, seven points behind leaders Chelsea but could drop to third should Manchester City beat Hull City in the day's last fixture. That seems to be when Giroud is most effective for this team, whereas he serves to slow the team down for much of the opening 70 minutes or so.
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"Olivier Giroud has just outmuscled Gareth McAuley out of the way, he put his hand across him early and outmuscled him". We have to live with that and the excessive reactions. "It doesn't mean they are not ready to change their mind if we win the next game".
"It's not easy to walk out sometimes in a hostile environment and perform at your best", said the Arsenal manager.
"We knew we had to win today after two disappointing defeats".
"We are ready for a fight and we want to respond", added Wenger. We were playing against six at the back, three in midfield and then one up top, but we never gave up. "When you play on the 26th it's a game of big importance and you know that you can't switch off".