An awful and poor match, and it wasn’t really surprised with the weird and over the defensive line up by Unai Emery. Arsenal conceded a goal in the first half and then equalized early in the second half by Mesut Ozil.
Later on, Crystal Palace scored twice against Arsenal with very silly defensive mistakes by Shkodran Mustafi mainly, where Arsenal couldn’t go out with any point today and take advantage of Tottenham and Manchester United losing and dropping three points yesterday and today.
We will rate our players after every match, here is Arsenal Insider players ratings:
Brend Leno: Was okay, made several saves and can’t be really blamed for the goals. 6/10
Mavropanos: A good first half. 6/10
Carl Jenkinson: A poor first half, attacking and defending-wise. 5/10
Laurent Koscielny: Was okay today, maybe the best in the back three line today. 6.5/10
Shkodran Mustafi: The worst player on the pitch, he was clearly behind one of the goals. 3/10
Sead Kolasinac: A poor match. 5.5/10
Mohamed Elneny: One of the poorest players today. 5/10
Matteo Guendouzi: As well, one of the poorest today. 5/10
Mesut Ozil: Couldn’t do much with no creativity in the midfield. But scored a goal. 7/10
Alexander Lacazette: Had some attempts on target, was okay. 7/10
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang: Except for the goal, he did almost nothing. 7/10
Ainsley Maitland-Niles: Average, didn’t do much, especially attacking wise. 5/10
Alex Iwobi: Pushed forward on the left side. 5/10
Lucas Torreira: Tried to create in the midfield. 5/10
Man of the match: None of Arsenal players.
Unai Emery: Another poor formation and defensive line up, the same mistake as the previous match. The Spanish manager couldn’t take advantage of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs losses yesterday and today. 3/10