PLAYERS RATINGS: Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea

An amazing match by Arsenal FC, and a poor and disappointing match by Chelsea and Mauricio Sarri. The Gunners dominated the match, and Unai Emery read the match correctly, unlike Mauricio Sarri, who became tactically known for the other managers.

The two goals came in the first half, by Alexander Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny, who was a boss today on the pitch in the defense and offense. Unfortunately, Chelsea needs a new world-class striker and some tactical changes by Mauricio Sarri.


Here are our player’s ratings for Chelsea and Arsenal

Chelsea players ratings:

Kepa: Made some crucial saves, but conceded twice. 6/10

Azpilicueta: Another poor match. 6/10

Rudiger: Average. 6/10

Luiz: Was trying today, made two clearances in the first 75 minutes, and 14 long balls. 6.5/10

Alonso: Was okay in the cross, but poor in general. 6/10

Kovacic: Didn’t have a clear role in the midfield. Was lost to a point. 6/10

Kante: One of the poorest matches for Kante. Was close to scoring, but his position was wrong. 6/10

Jorginho: Had some long shots, but as well, lost and no clear role in the midfield. 6.5/10

Willian: Had some crosses and used his pace, but couldn’t make the difference. 6/10

Hazard: Was always trying alone. But sometimes he had four defenders marking him. Couldn’t be the man alone today. 6.5/10

Pedro: Was active, and close to scoring from outside the penalty area. 6.5/10




Barkley: Couldn’t change much in the midfield. 5/10

Oliver Giroud: Barely touched the ball. 5/10

Callum Hudson-Odoi: Tried, but didn’t do much. 5/10



 Arsenal players ratings:

Brend Leno:  Was good, not tested a lot anyways. 6.5/10

Laurent Koscielny: A decent match after just six matches with Arsenal this season. Scored once, was close to scoring twice, and decent in the defense. 8.5/10

Sokratis Papastathopoulos: One of his best matches this season. Made an assist as well. 8/10

Hector Bellerin: Was amazing today and made an assist. Too bad he left injured. 7.5/10

Sead Kolasinac: Was always dangerous and getting in Chelsea’s areas behind the defense. 7.5/10

Granit Xhaka:  Was decent today, especially in the first half. 7.5/10

Matteo Guendouzi: An amazing match by the youngster. 7.5/10

Lucas Torreira: As well, a decent match. 7.5/10

Aaron Ramsey: Was the only creative player until he was subbed. 7/10

Alexander Lacazette:  Scored an unbelievable goal. Amazing match. 8/10

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: The worst Arsenal player today. Did nothing. Not having a good time against the top six this season. 6/10


Ainsley Maitland-Niles: Brought some life to the attack, but couldn’t do much. 6/10
Alexander Lacazette: Was close to scoring, had to start over Auba in the second half. 5.5/10
Mohamed Elneny: Had a good match in the minutes he played, has to play more often instead of Xhaka. 6/10
Man of the match: Laurent Koscielny deserves it. A big defensive and offensive match.

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