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Odegaard And Partey Get 8 | Arsenal Players Rated In Brilliant Win Vs Bournemouth

Emirates Stadium
Emirates Stadium

Arsenal welcomed Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium earlier today as they hoped to earn a positive result at home in the Premier League. The Gunners made a horror start to the game as they conceded the opening goal in the first minute when Philip Billing scored for the visitors. Mikel Arteta’s men struggled to come up with a response in the first half and went into the half-time break 1-0 down on the scoreline.

Marcos Senesi doubled Bournemouth’s advantage in the 57th minute. However, the home team got a goal back via Thomas Partey’s effort just five minutes later. Ben White equalised for Arsenal in the 70th minute before Reiss Nelson ended up netting a dramatic injury-time winner to seal all three points for his team. The contest ended with the North London giants earning a brilliant 3-2 win which consolidated their place at the top of the Premier League table.

Let’s take a look at how each Arsenal player fared during the match against the Cherries.

GK: Aaron Ramsdale – 6/10

Ramsdale made a couple of solid saves at the back but will be disappointed after conceding a goal in both halves.

RB: Takehiro Tomiyasu – 6/10

He was a dominant presence in the air but looked shaky at the back. Tomiyasu was replaced at half-time.

CB: William Saliba – 6.5/10

Saliba was far from convincing at the back but was a lively presence on the ball. He managed to engineer two good chances going forward.

CB: Gabriel – 6.5/10

The Brazilian talent hardly gave away the ball and made crucial clearance at the back.

Emirates Stadium
Emirates Stadium

LB: Oleksandr Zinchenko – 7.5/10

Zinchenko got stuck in with some crunching tackles and made a few inviting chances for his teammates from the left flank.

CM: Martin Odegaard – 8/10

He had plenty of strikes at goal and engineered some decent opportunities for others around him. However, Odegaard failed to register a goal today.

CM: Thomas Partey – 8/10

The talented midfielder scored Arsenal’s first goal and made one good chance as well in the opponent’s half.

CM: Fabio Vieira – 7/10

He showed a few flashes of what he is capable of but didn’t do enough to find the back of the net.

RW: Bukayo Saka – 7.5/10

The England international was a constant menace in the final third but failed to get his name on the scoresheet today.

ST: Leandro Trossard – 6/10

He struggled to get into the flow of the game and was replaced in the 21st minute.

LW: Gabriel Martinelli – 7.5/10

The Brazilian talent completed some dangerous dribbles in the Bournemouth half and engineered a couple of meaningful openings for his teammates.


CAM: Emile Smith Rowe – 7/10

He made two decent chances in the final third and has got an assist to show for his efforts.

RB: Ben White – 7.5/10

White scored the all-important equaliser for Arsenal in the second half.

CAM: Reiss Nelson – 8/10

He made an instant impact off the bench and ended up scoring an outstanding injury-time winner for his team with the last kick of the game.

CM: Granit Xhaka – N/A

The Swiss sensation didn’t get enough minutes to warrant a rating.