Oxlade-Chamberlain set the tone for Arsenal's win at Reading with a firm shot on target in the opening minutes, and his pace and trickery created space for the likes of Santi Cazorla to influence the game. Three points were the priority - but Oxlade-Chamberlain will push himself to deliver more and more.
"I want to be getting more goals and more assists, so I’m always beating myself up when like tonight, I don’t," he told Arsenal Player. "As long as the boys are winning, that’s the main thing.
"I’ll keep plugging away and keep trying to do the right things on and off the ball. I know it’s important [to work hard] for my full back. Whenever I get the chance to play, I can guarantee I’m always going to give 100 per cent and I’ll be looking to get on the scoresheet a bit more as well.
"I’m never happy with myself," he added. "I know I’ve got quite a good shot so when an opportunity comes about and I don’t make the keeper work, I’m not a happy boy. I think that’s the best way to get the best out of me. I’m always hard on myself and push myself to do more.
"I’m sure the fans are doing that to me as well, as I’m finding out. I’m just going to keep plugging away and keep working hard in games and in training."