Tottenham 2 – 1 Arsenal Player Ratings by KJ
Ospina – 6
Made a lot of good saves but also looked very nervous and seemed to always parry the shot into a dangerous area for us.
Bellerin – 4
Completely destroyed by Rose today. Couldn’t deal with the pace and was never able to intelligently pass it out from the back.
Mertesacker – 5
Didn’t do anything really to prevent Spurs from pressing us into submission. His clearances weren’t great and didn’t seem to lead the team.
Koscielny – 4
Had an absolute shocker for the majority of the game. Rash tackling and was beaten in the air by Kane for their winner.
Monreal – 6.25 (our MOTM)
He was the best of a bad bunch. Never did anything special was never defensively exposed and made good tackles when needed.
Coquelin – 5
Sat off too much at times and then didn’t do enough with Ramsey to systematically press Mason and Bentaleb.
Ramsey – 4
He was like Bellerin very poor today. Didn’t get his passing right, too easily dispossessed etc. He should be stepping up in these types of games and yet he was one of the worst offenders.
Welbeck – 5
Did well to beat Rose to set up our goal but other than that, he constantly misplaced passes and was too easily frustrated.
Cazorla – 5
He didn’t have any real influence. Marked out of the game and lost the ball too easily. Hopefully this doesn’t affect his confidence too much but this was a poor game by the Spaniard.
Özil – 5
Scored but didn’t influence the game much after that. Similar to Santi, crowded out by Tottenham players too easily.
Giroud – 4
Didn’t do enough at all throughout the game to aid our attack. Lost the ball too easily or didn’t play it forwards quickly enough.
Rosicky – N/A
Didn’t do anything to really influence the game
Walcott – N/A
Same as Rosicky, Tottenham had the majority of the chances and possession in the second half.
Akpom – N/A
Came on far too late to have an influence.