I nearly gave the Man of the Match from Arsenal’s hard fought 3-2 win over Swansea to Mesut Ozil, as the German play maker’sd sweetly struck volley was the best of the goals and Theo Walcott should have had at least a hat-trick, but he was unlucky to hit the woodwork twice towards the end and I reckon his all-round game and two goals just edged it.
Cech 6 – Solid and reliable without being brilliant.
Bellerin 7 – Some good stuff but not his brilliant best.
Mustafi 7 – Possibly at fault for their second but otherwise excellent.
Koscielny 7 – Got a little edgy in the second half but a good game on the whole.
Monreal 5 – Given a torrid time and a day to forget for the Spaniard.
Xhaka 5 – Yes he lost the ball for the first goal and was sent off but harshly in my opinion, so disappointing day but no real disaster.
Cazorla 7 – Set the tempo and played vital part without anything spectacular.
Ozil 8 – Smashing goal and great contribution.
Walcott 8.5 – Unlucky rather than wayward and continues to impress and cause defences massive problems.
Iwobi 7 – Some super skills but marked down for defensive lapses.
Alexis 7.5 – Worked hard and had an impact but was not 100 percent after internationals.
Coquelin, Gibbs and Chamberlain 6 – All did what we needed from them.
John Moss (the ref) 4 – Another big mistake from the EPL’s worst ref. Never a red.