Giroud dedicated goals on Humberside to his son.

Giroud dedicated his goals at the KC Stadium to his new-born baby Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud was delighted to get back on the scoring sheet as the Gunners bounced back to winning ways.

Theo Walcott and Giroud scored two goals each on Humberside to book their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. It was the France international's first goal in 12 games and he expressed his delight at scoring hours after his wife gave birth to a baby boy. “I could have missed the game actually, so I was glad that he arrived during the night,” Giroud told Arsenal Player, reported. “I could have a little rest [after he was born].

“I travelled to Hull and I wanted to dedicate these two goals to him. I’m very happy to score. “We scored four goals, so that’s a good efficiency up front and at the back, so we can be happy with our performance tonight. “It’s always hard for a striker not to score but you have to keep the confidence as high as you can and work hard at training. I’m very pleased to get back on the scoresheet and to smell the first goal.

“After, it was a good assist from Theo [for the second]. I succeeded to put two in the net and it’s nice for the team. “It’s nice for me obviously and now it’s Watford. If we go through, we go to Wembley.” More: Thierry Henry hails Firmino.

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