Arsenal clashed heads with Luton Town at Kenilworth Road earlier tonight as they looked to secure a positive result on the road in the Premier League. Gabriel Martinelli opened the goal-scoring for the Gunners in the 20th minute. However, Gabriel Osho equalised for the home team just five minutes later. Gabriel Jesus restored Arsenal’s lead in the 45th minute as Mikel Arteta‘s men went into the half-time break with a 2-1 lead.
Elijah Adebayo equalised for Luton Town in the 49th minute before Ross Barkley completed the turnaround in the 57th minute. Kai Havertz scored the leveller for the Gunners just three minutes later. Declan Rice ended up scoring a dramatic injury-time winner when he scored with a great header for Arsenal. The contest finished with the North London club earning a last-gasp 4-3 win away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Arsenal player fared during the clash against Luton Town.
GK: David Raya – 4/10
He made just one save in the game and conceded three poor goals tonight.
RB: Ben White – 7.5/10
White did his fair share of defending and managed to engineer two inviting chances going forward. He has got an assist to show for his efforts.
CB: William Saliba – 6.5/10
The French talent made a few crucial clearances at the back but won’t be pleased about conceding three times during the game.
CB: Gabriel – 6/10
He failed to keep things tidy on the defensive end of the field but was strong in the air.
LB: Jakub Kiwior – 6/10
He was far from convincing at the back and struggled to influence the game in the final third.
CM: Martin Odegaard – 7.5/10
Odegaard created a lot of promising chances for others around him and picked up an assist for setting up Rice’s winning goal in injury time.
CM: Declan Rice – 8/10
Rice was a positive influence in both halves and stepped up when his team needed him the most by netting the winner in the dying embers of the contest.
CM: Kai Havertz – 8/10
The German sensation was a constant menace in the final third and managed to score at the hour mark.
RW: Bukayo Saka – 8/10
He caused all sorts of problems for the opposition defenders and ended the game with an assist to his name.
ST: Gabriel Jesus – 9/10
Jesus was a real threat inside the Luton penalty box and has got a goal and an assist to show for his efforts.
LW: Gabriel Martinelli – 7/10
He was not shy of having a strike at goal and was responsible for giving Arsenal the lead in the 20th minute.
LW: Leandro Trossard – 6/10
His impact on the game was minimal.
LB: Oleksandr Zinchenko – 6.5/10
He kept things solid inside his half.