Flop Of The Match- Award To Surprise Arsenal Star- Arsenal vs Chelsea

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The Gunners traveled to Stamford Bridge for the first London derby of the season.

However, Arsene Wenger’s men were held to a goalless stalemate against the Premier League champions.

Alexandre Lacazette squandered the best chance of the game after he fired the ball over the bar.

Arsenal took a point away from a hard-fought encounter at the Bridge which saw David Luiz given his marching orders for a dangerous tackle on Sead Kolasinac.

But who impressed for Arsenal?

Here are the Arsenal players’ from the Chelsea vs Arsenal game:

Petr Cech – 7/10

Big save from Pedro in the first half. Exuded confidence as he looked solid as ever for Arsenal.

Laurent Koscielny – 7/10

Arsenal’s skipper led by example as he held their back three together to thwart Chelsea. Made two or three brilliant last-ditch tackles to cut out the threat.

Shkodran Mustafi – 7/10

Gave Morata a torrid time by sticking tight to him throughout the game. Had a goal disallowed rightfully for being offside.

Nacho Monreal – 6.5/10

Steady and Solid performance by the Spaniard. Slotted in and covered well for Sead Kolasinac or Mustafi as and when needed.

Hector Bellerin – 7.5/10

Consistently troubled Alonso with his pace and was a thorn in Chelsea’s side.

Granit Xhaka – 6.5/10

A sloppy performance in a decent Arsenal display. Gave away the ball easily far too often and did not manage to get hold of Kante or Fabregas during the game.

Aaron Ramsey -7.5/10

The Welshman had a hugely positive impact in the midfield. Gave Kane something to ponder. Had a shot hit the post in the first half after an amazing mazy run in the box.

Sead Kolasinac – 7/10

Tremendous force on the left and he even offers an attacking outlet. Could have got his second yellow for dissent on another night.

Alex Iwobi – 6.5/10

Replaced Ozil and put in a decent shift for the Gunners without making much of an impact. Looked tired because of Champions League fixture in which he participated.

Danny Welbeck – 6.5/10

He pressed effectively and worked hard for the possession of the ball. Limped off with a groin injury late on.

Alexandre Laczazette – 4/10

was almost not present in the game and when the chance came he missed a gilt-edged opportunity which could have made a major difference.

Substitutes:

Alexis Sanchez – 6/10

Came on to replace Lacazette and he himself did not look very exciting for the Gunners.

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