Arsenal faced off against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux Stadium earlier tonight as they looked to secure a win and consolidate their position at the top of the Premier League table. The Gunners made a dominant start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at half-time.
Martin Odegaard finally opened the goal-scoring in the 55th minute before going on to score again just 20 minutes later. The contest ended with the North London club earning an impressive 2-0 win away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Arsenal player performed during the match against Wolves.
GK: Aaron Ramsdale – 7/10
The English keeper made a couple of decent saves at the back and earned an important clean sheet on the road.
RB: Ben White – 7/10
White was defensively solid and made a couple of decent chances in the Wolves half.
CB: William Saliba – 6.5/10
Saliba made one crucial clearance during the game and was accurate with his passing.
CB: Gabriel – 7/10
The Brazilian earned the ball back twice and did enough to keep a clean sheet in the end.
LB: Oleksandr Zinchenko – 7/10
Zinchenko performed his defensive duties well and made two key chances in the final third.
CM: Martin Odegaard – 8.5/10
The Norwegian sensation was a constant menace in the final third and scored two important goals in the second half to win the contest for Arsenal.
CM: Thomas Partey – 7/10
He got stuck in with some solid tackles and made one good opportunity in the final third.
CM: Granit Xhaka – 6/10
Xhaka picked up an injury and was replaced in the 15th minute.
RW: Bukayo Saka – 7/10
The English talent made two good runs with the ball and engineered some meaningful openings for others around him.
ST: Gabriel Jesus – 7/10
He was a constant threat in the final third but once again failed to register a goal.
LW: Gabriel Martinelli – 7/10
Martinelli made two good runs with the ball but there was no goal for him tonight.
CM: Fabio Viera – 7/10
Viera came on in the 15th minute and managed to secure an assist before being replaced in the 90th minute.
RW: Reiss Nelson – N/A
He hardly had any time to influence the game.
CM: Mohamed Elneny – N/A
Elneny didn’t get enough minutes to warrant a rating.
RB: Cedric Soares – N/A
He kept things solid at the back.