The 26-year-old took to Instagram to post a picture of himself during the game along with the caption, “Giving all Gunners at the @Emirates stadium a warm welcome after summer break: ✔️ #YaGunnersYa #GunnersOnFire #EmiratesCup2015 #AFCvLYON 6:0.”
The Gunners recorded an emphatic 6-0 victory over Lyon with goals coming from Giroud, Oxlade Chamberlain, Iwobi, Ramsey, Cazorla and Ozil.
The Germany international set up Olivier Giroud’s opener via a well placed free-kick. Özil also set up Aaron Ramsey goal towards the end of the half which ended in a 4-0 scoreline. The 26-year-old went on to score a well placed half volley to put his side 5-0 up.
Arsenal finished last seasons Emirates Cup as runners-up losing out to Spanish giants Valencia. The Gunners have won the cup a total of three times since it was first setup in 2007.
Özil provided nine assists and five goals in 32 appearances for Arsenal in all competitions last season.
Emirates Cup 2015 match schedule:
Sunday, July 26
14.00 – Olympique Lyonnais v Villarreal
16.20 – Arsenal v VfL Wolfsburg