Arsenal took the lead for a third time in the 82nd minute though, with Lacazette firing into the top corner after turning inside the Cardiff box once again, and that proved to be the victor at the Cardiff City Stadium. Though Cardiff had by far fewer shots on goal than the visitors, it was far too easy for them to equalise - twice. A complete performance from Arsenal's number 9.
Emery insisted on Friday that Ozil is happy playing that role rather than as a No.10 but the Germany worldwide did little here to show that's the case.
6 - Bringing in Lacazette paid off but Emery also used Ozil on the right of the attack, a knock-on effect being Hector Bellerin was over-exposed.
If Gunners fans hoped the end of Arsenal Wenger's reign would cure the brittleness of their team, they received a clear reminder in the Welsh capital that Emery has much work to do to add the requisite resilience to his side.
Emery did not deny that he had attempted to sign Özil past year for Paris Saint-Germain but he hit out at claims the pair were at loggerheads.
In general, the Arsenal defence was at best frail, throughout.
The Germany worldwide broke the deadlock in the 11th minute with a powerful header from Granit Xhaka's corner.
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Cardiff scored their first Premier League goal of the season on their 41st attempt.
MD Matteo Guendouzi, 6 - Has started all four league games under Emery and the teenager continues to show promise.
Lacazette said at the final whistle: "For me, it was important to start well".
To help with that quest, Emery is expected to have playmaker Mesut Ozil to call upon for the match.
81' GOAL! Lacazette makes the difference again today!
After a quiet start to the half, Arsenal went back in front after the hour mark, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang send a fine curling effort into the back of the net.
An impressive cameo. Lucas Torreira was solid defensively and even bagged an assist for the winning goal.