The French forward played the full 90 minutes as Arsene Wenger’s men came from a goal down to beat the 10-man Foxes in front a jubilant crowd at Emirates Stadium.
Giroud set up Theo Walcott for Arsenal’s equaliser with a deft cushioned header and had a number of efforts saved by Kasper Schmeichel before Danny Welbeck’s stoppage-time winner in north London.
Carragher was asked for his thoughts on Giroud after the game on Twitter by one fan, and the former Liverpool defender revealed that he is a keen admirer of the France international.
The veteran defender tweeted:
@lNSlGNE Always liked Giroud underrated & great assist for Walcott goal.
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) February 14, 2016
Sunday’s win left Arsenal third in the table and two points behind leaders Leicester heading into the final 12 games of the season.
The Gunners’ next top-flight game is a trip to Manchester United on 28 February.
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