Player ratings: Arsenal scupper Mesut Ozil’s chances against Southampton

Groundhog day indeed - Arsenal have won just a point against the Saints at home, dropping us down to our dear fourth place. Just like...

Arsenal player ratings v Dinamo Zagreb: Özil and Alexis shine, Joel...

A strong performance and a 3-0 win against Dinamo Zagreb kept Arsenal's Champions League hopes alive on Tuesday night. The Gunners went into the game...

Arsenal player ratings v Stoke

Arsenal romped to a 3-0 win over Stoke at the Emirates on Sunday in the Premier League. Definitely one of our strongest performances this season;...

Coquelin stands out – Arsenal player ratings v Burnley

How did the Arsenal players do on an individual basis as they beat Burnley 1-0?

Player ratings v West Bromich Albion: Bizarre defending sees Arsenal miss...

A combination of a resilient performance from West Brom, strange defending from Arsenal and lack of luck saw us miss out on winning three points,...

Arsenal player ratings v Bayern: Čech and Özil best of the...

An eventful match, 2 goals, none in our net, and hope in Champions League restored - all in one night! Add a few beers...

Theonomenal: Arsenal player ratings v West Brom

That’s more like it, Arsenal! A superb display from the Gunners in the final Premier League game of the season as they brushed West Brom...

Arsenal player ratings v Basel: Theo Walcott is like a new...

Basel at home is done and dusted, an easy 2-0 win for the Gunners!

Player ratings: Cazorla (almost) saves the day for Arsenal v Liverpool

It's started! Did you miss it? Theo tripping over the ball in front of the goal? Coquelin living on the edge of a red card for 60 minutes? So exciting!

Arsenal player ratings v Stoke – Ozil, Ox & Alexis shine...

Arsenal never really got out of 2nd gear against Stoke because they didn't have to.

Player ratings v Tottenham Hotspur: Super sub Gibbs makes up for...

The repercussions from Arsenal's 5-1 loss midweek were that we looked completely cream-crackered against Spurs. Similar to our match against Swansea, our midfield went missing...

Walcott shines in cameo: Arsenal player ratings v Sunderland

Arsenal drew another blank at the Emirates, the third game in a row when they've failed to score. Try as they might, they could not...

Player ratings: Coquelin costs Arsenal against Tottenham

Having cemented a slender advantage going into the half-time interval, it seemed as though Arsenal would learn from their lessons of old and finally...

Alexis Sanchez struggles – Arsenal player ratings v Monaco

I’m not sure what’s worse, not winning at all or getting so close you could almost taste it. Other than a couple of ten minute...

Arsenal player ratings v Tottenham

Arsenal crashed to defeat in the NLD and they have no-one to blame but themselves. Here's how they rated.

Human eyes aren’t always enough to fully appreciate him – Arsenal...

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Arsenal managed to grab all three points against West Brom on Boxing Day but it was far from an inspiring performance. How did the players do individually?

Arsenal player ratings - Ozil and Alexis shine against Lincoln

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It was another good FA Cup match for Arsenal, and slightly less frustrating than Sutton although it didn't start too well.

Player ratings: West Ham United nail over-confident Arsenal

West Ham took advantage of an overly confidence Arsenal in the opening game of our season. As much as this was a bit of a...

Player ratings v Manchester United: Ozil, Sanchez and Walcott shine in...

Although it has to be said the whole team performed spectacularly against Manchester United, there were a few players who really stood out. A rapid,...

D'Ohspina: Arsenal player ratings v Swansea

A slow, static first half followed by a frantic, frustrating second half. We did everything right except for score. Our passing was on-point and we...

Arsenal player ratings: Youngsters shine as more senior players stink up...

Arsenal player ratings
It was a rainy Monday night at the Riverside for Arsenal who came away with all three points after a tough game. So how did the players do?

Arsenal player ratings - Alexis and Xhaka star in win v...

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Arsenal recorded their first Premier League win of November with a hard fought win against AFC Bournemouth. So how did the players do individually?

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil untouchable as Arsenal run riot

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Arsenal blow Ludogorets away, but who stood out and how did the players do individually?

Player ratings v Viking FK: Campbell, Cazorla and Oxlade-Chamberalin all shine...

Another pre-season win for Arsenal against Viking FK saw moments of brilliance from a few Gunners.

Player ratings: Key players let Arsenal down against Chelsea

Well that was beyond disappointing. Although many will likely argue that Per Mertesacker getting sent off was the beginning of the end for Arsenal in...

Danny does de Gea – Arsenal player ratings v Manchester United

How did the players get on against Manchester United? Far better than many anticipated.

Player ratings: Arsenal celebrate St. Totteringham’s Day as Tottenham fall on...

Despite all the odds, Arsenal managed to finish second.

Ozil shows his genius – Arsenal player ratings v Everton

Who was the standout player for Arsenal in their 2-0 home win over Everton on Sunday?

Arsenal player ratings: Who was the worst?

A sub par performance from the majority of the Arsenal players against Dinamo Zagreb meant we lost our first Champions League match in disappointing fashion. Although everyone...

Who was the worst? - Arsenal player ratings v Monaco

Arsenal players collectively had a stinker. But who was the worst?

Player ratings: Arsenal v Stoke

Arsenal may have only put two past Stoke, but they really should have had a hatful. 29 shots, 12 of which were on target, they...

Arsenal player ratings: Alexis Sanchez head and shoulders above the rest...

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December is off to a good start with a huge 5-1 win away to struggling West Ham.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil, Xhaka star in West Ham show

It was a lovely Wednesday night at the Emirates Stadium, one like we haven't had in a while.

Arsenal player ratings v Preston – Giroud shines with another late...

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Arsenal took it as a personal challenge to make this "easy cup fixture" more entertaining for the neutrals.

Arsenal player ratings: Stars fail to shine again in cup win

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Arsenal won their FA Cup game at Sutton but it was an odd match against a non-league side on an artificial pitch.

Arsenal player ratings v Leicester City

Arsenal struggled against Leicester City on Tuesday night, so how did the players rate?

Arsenal player ratings: Dismal Gunners deserved to lose at Southampton

Well, that was just about poor enough to ruin Christmas. With a chance to leap to the top of the Premier League table, Arsenal collapsed...

Arsenal player ratings: Great team performance to kick Ooff 2017 in...

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Happy new year! 3 points, a clean sheet, great performance and goal of the season on the first day of 2017 - not a bad way to start.

Player Ratings: Arsenal boy runs Chelsea ragged

The Ox took the game by the horns and came away with Man of the Match.

Player ratings v Newcastle: Cech and Koscielny keep Arsenal’s title hopes...

It's done now; we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Arsenal certainly don't like to do things the easy way do they? If ever there...

Arsenal player ratings: Iwobi shines in a big away win

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Arsenal romped home against Swansea, but how did the players do on an individual basis?

Player ratings: Walcott And Giroud braces lead Arsenal closer to Wembley

Even though 4-0 is a huge result, Arsenal struggled at times, with Hull and with injuries. The team that started this match was pretty decent,...

Player ratings: Xhaka scores screamer while Alexis and Walcott impress v...

The scoreline may be flatting but at least Arsenal managed to net four against Hull.

Player ratings: Super-sub Welbeck bags boring Arsenal three points against Norwich

Although the 1-0 win over Norwich was pretty tedious, a win is a win right now.

Player ratings v Leicester City: Alexis back in business

After a shaky first 15 minutes against Leicester City, Arsenal took hold of the match and cruised to an emphatic 5-2 victory. During the opening...

Player ratings v AFC Bournemouth: Ozil shines along with Arsenal defenders

Despite an edgy first half, Arsenal managed to grind out a reasonably comfortable 2-0 win against Bournemouth. The first half was frenetic. We looked keen...

Arsenal player ratings v Leicester City – Ozil’s class almost steals...

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Is it "Arsenal get a point away to the champions" or "Arsenal lose two points away to a team trying not to be relegated"?

Ozil stars again – Arsenal Player ratings v QPR

Arsenal ran out 2-1 winners against QPR, but how did the players do on an individual basis?

Player ratings v Sunderland: Ramsey’s return gives Gunners crucial edge

After we went 1-0 ahead and Giroud gifted Sunderland an equaliser soon after, I was sure we'd done it again: we'd messed up another...

Arsenal player ratings v Swansea - Ozil celebrates birthday in style...

Arsenal's 3-2 victory over Swansea wasn't easy but thanks to goals from Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil, we did it.

Player Ratings: Giroud shines but Ozil & co. stink up Manchester...

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A draw at Old Trafford is better than a loss

Player ratings v Olympiacos: Ospina clanger least of Arsenal’s worries

Arsenal's poor home form and in the Champions League continues with a humiliating 3-2 loss to Olympiacos. The high-tempo game should have been a straight...

Player ratings v Liverpool: Campbell shines once again during Arsenal’s draw...

I'm not sure whether to feel aggrieved or relieved after that. Despite Liverpool going ahead twice, we fought back and eventually managed to go 3-2...

Player ratings: Cech costs Arsenal against Crystal Palace

If Arsenal are playing the same all the time, can we just repost the old player ratings?

Arsenal player ratings: Ox shines as Young Guns beat Reading

Just like all the previous meetings between these teams, Arsenal won against Reading.

Arsenal player ratings: Danny Welbeck is back!

What a match on Valentine's Day! From awful refereeing, dives, no shots on target, to red card, great subs and one Danny Welbeck. Arsenal can't...

Player ratings - Alexis, Xhaka & Koscielny Arsenal's only bright sparks...

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I forgot how to write miserable player ratings.

Player ratings: Ozil runs rings around Crystal Palace

Ozil unreal against Crystal Palace.

Player ratings: Same old Arsenal, always capitulating

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Shall we just copy paste the ratings from last season when we lost at the same place with the same result?

Player ratings: Cech outshines Stoke's young prodigy to send Arsenal top

After an intense match away to Liverpool midweek, Arsenal looked pretty knackered when we eventually rocked up at the Britannia. Stoke started the better team,...

Arsenal Player Ratings: Santi Cazorla is better than all of you

Phew, we survived another nerve-wrecker at The Emirates as Arsenal managed to snatch a late win against Southampton, with both of our new signings getting their debuts.

Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City: Poor all round with Koscielny,...

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Well, this has been a fun week for Arsenal fans everywhere!

Player ratings: Giroud and Xhaka shine during opening Euro clashes

All our Arsenal players, except for Hector Bellerin, have featured for their national teams in their opening matches of Euro 2016. Here's how we think they've rated so far.

Player ratings: Alexis, Xhaka and Ozil shine during Arsenal’s triumph v...

Alex Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka were absolutely brilliant during Arsenal's first win of the season against Watford.

Player ratings: Welbeck looks sharp despite frustrating Arsenal draw v Hull...

Despite being the stronger team against a weakened Hull side, we couldn't manage to find the net in 90 minutes. Watching the players constantly trying...

Poor all-around: Arsenal player ratings v Manchester United

When is a draw not a draw? When it’s an undeserved draw. After the first half we had, I’d say we were very lucky to...

Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City: Mental strength for everybody!

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Despite an awful opening 15 minutes, the Arsenal players warmed into the game against City, which they drew 2-2.

Arsenal player ratings: Oxlade-Chamberlain and Monreal shine as Gunners head to...

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It was yet another successful trip to Wembley, our second home.

Player ratings: Chambers and Alexis maintain Arsenal’s FA Cup run against...

Another uncomfortable win but at least we're through to the fifth round of the FA Cup. Burnley weren't going down without a fight and fight...

Norwich City 1-1 Arsenal – player ratings

A disappointing draw at Carrow Road made it three Premier League games without a win for Arsenal, who missed the chance to join Manchester...

Player ratings: Promising Arsenal performance overshadowed by cheat

What should have been a fair match between two title rivals became a farce very quickly. Diego Costa's actions followed by Gabriel's sending off completely...

Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2 – Finally

I was at the Etihad for the 6-3 last season. It wasn’t fun. The game that took place on Sunday was much more my idea of...

Player ratings: Iwobi shines as Arsenal’s title hopes vanish

It all started so well for Arsenal and then we remembered who we are and what we represent and bottled it yet again. Here are our player ratings from the match.

Arsenal player ratings - Everyone awful against Watford, but who was...

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So it seems Arsenal can't do it on a rainy Tuesday night in London, especially after going down 2-0 in first 15 minutes.

Arsenal player ratings: Zeroes for everyone except Campbell

It's hard to know what to say when you know you've just bottled winning the League for the first time in over a decade. Despite...

Alexis saves Arsenal: Player ratings v Reading

That was lucky. We began the first half with a few encouraging balls over top and early corners but were playing a bit flat. In general,...

Player ratings v Swansea City: Ozil produces stunning second half performance...

Despite a dreary first half performance, Arsenal managed to pull off an impressive 3-0 win against Swansea City. If you're anything like me, you were...

Player ratings v Tottenham Hotspur: Flamini surprises as Arsenal progress

We've all had our fair share to say about Mathieu Flamini recently, myself included, and a lot of it hasn't been positive. However, many off...

Arsenal player ratings v PSG: ‘Meh’ for everybody

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It was not a fun night at the Emirates on Wednesday evening as Arsenal drew 2-2 with PSG, but how did the players do individually?

Player ratings: Flamini costs Arsenal against Barcelona

2-0 at home to Barcelona, and I can't get over the fact it could have been much different. This feels way too familiar! Even though from...

Player ratings v Olympiacos: Forward and striker combine to send Arsenal...

We did it. Despite some early Olympiacos pressure and Arsenal giving away the ball cheaply, we soon bedded into the match and answered any questions...

Arsenal players get negative ratings v Chelsea

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Arsenal went to Chelsea on Saturday for the early kick-off and promptly played like Arsenal at Chelsea.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil gives Manchester City another lesson in assist-mastery

We did it. Arsenal beat Man City at the Emirates 2-1 and it was thoroughly deserved. Despite having large periods of possession, we were far more...

Arsenal player ratings v Hull – What is a midfield?

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Arsenal made hard work of their game against Hull, but when you consider what the Tigers have done to Liverpool and United recently, perhaps we shouldn’t be too hard on our little bunch of snowflakes.

Player ratings: Giroud and Alexis step up during dire Arsenal performance...

Obviously no one told Arsenal that Spurs lost earlier in the afternoon and a win could bring us level on points.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Player ratings: Alexis ice cold despite Xhaka stupidity

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It's never boring or easy with Arsenal, is it?

Player ratings: Iwobi shines in bright Arsenal performance

Who was the MOTM against Watford? We take a look at how the players did in the Premier League.

Arsenal player ratings: Fans furious as key players go missing against...

Arsenal produced yet another poor display and got knocked out to Watford in the FA Cup. This season we were supposed to win the double....

Player ratings – Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2

Arsenal finally won in Manchester and with a professional performance from the entire team. A tentative start to both halves but level-headed organisation and confidence allowed...

Player ratings v MLS All-Stars – Xhaka shines as Wilshere disappoints

It was an okay game with an okay result with Granit Xhaka integrating into the team straight away and others not showing up.

Player ratings: Iwobi only bright spot on dark day for Arsenal

It all started so well for Arsenal and then we remembered who we are and what we represent and bottled it yet again. Here are our player ratings from the match.

Arsenal Player Ratings: Lucas shines and Xhaka destroys against Nottingham Forest

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How did the players do and who was the MOTM?

Arsenal player ratings v Tottenham with player highlights

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Arsenal were well below par against Tottenham on Sunday and might think that a point was a decent result given how poor they were at times. Here's how the players rated individually:

Ozil & co destroy Hull: Arsenal Player Ratings

Quite possibly some of the best football we’ve played this season. We were unreal in the first half. Our passing was exquisite and we were...

Arsenal player ratings: More zeros than Arsene Wenger's paycheck

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I'm have no words for Arsenal's 'performance' against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal player ratings - Nobody above 5 in West Brom shambles

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It feels like such a long time since this Arsenal side have actually put in a convincing performance against Premier League opposition.

Alternative Arsenal player ratings v Watford - half by half

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Coming back from the Emirates Stadium, I am puzzled and wonder why the players did their Jekyll and Hyde impression in the game against Watford. So let's rate them period by period.

Arsenal player ratings – Welbeck and Walcott return to devastate Southampton

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Arsenal made light work of their FA Cup game against Southampton. A banana skin safely avoided, how did the much-changed lineup do individually?

Player ratings: Uninspired Arsenal midfield forces Cech to shine against Middlesbrough

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Well that wasn't fun at all, especially for Wenger's birthday!

Player ratings v Everton: Giroud and Cech prove their worth

Olivier Giroud got his first start in a while against Everton and proved why he's still got it. At the other end, Petr Cech made...

Arsenal player ratings v Sunderland – Alexis world class as super...

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Arsenal should have been out of sight against Sunderland in the first half.

Ozil and Cazorla do their thing - Arsenal player ratings v...

Arsenal swatted Aston Villa aside, but how did the players do on an individual basis and who was the man of the match?

Player ratings: Iwobi, Elneny shine against Barcelona despite Arsenal’s routine exit

Perhaps the scoreline of 5-1 on aggregate flatters Barcelona but no one really thought Arsenal were going to win. Mohamed Elneny got his first goal...

Player ratings v Aston Villa: Giroud, Ozil and Ramsey continue to...

Arsenal continued their run of good form with a 2-0 win away to Aston Villa in the Premier League. Except for a few hairy moments...

Player ratings: Cech makes up for sloppy defence v Liverpool

A nerve-wrecking first half and electric second left Arsenal with a fair 0-0 draw against Liverpool on Monday. The defence was beyond shaky during the...

Giroud shines, others struggle – Arsenal player ratings v Newcastle

Boy, did we get away with that one. We were vaguely acceptable in the first half and when we scored two goals through Olivier Giroud...

Player ratings v Lens: Young Arsenal forwards shine despite dopey defence

Our first pre-season match is behind us, how did our players do?

Player Ratings: Lucas Perez proves he's better than Tottenham

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What a great night in Basel (and in Paris as well)! So how did the players rate?

Arsenal player ratings: No weak links as Alexis, Ozil and Bellerin...

What a match, finally a win against Chelsea, a clean sheet AND no cards!

The young Arsenal stars who shone to seal crucial win

Arsenal u21s secured promotion via the play-offs on Tuesday evening, beating Aston Villa 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium to return to the top flight of u21 football in England.

Player ratings: Iwobi and Campbell shine as Arsenal smash Sunderland

Despite a 'relaxed' approach at the beginning of the match and going a goal down, Arsenal fought back and finished by far the better...

Player ratings: Cech, Bellerin and Ozil shine for Arsenal in win...

Although it was far from a dazzling performance, Arsenal finally managed to register a win against Bournemouth. The game was frenetic from the first minute...

Player ratings v Bayern Munich: Arsenal no match for German fire...

Arsenal didn't exactly play horrifically against Bayern Munich but at the end of the day we just weren't any match for their brilliance. It's hard...

Player ratings v Watford: Özil, Cazorla and Ramsey kick the Hornets...

Did you watch the game against Manchester United? It was basically the opposite, as Arsenal and Watford played out a fun, but mostly uneventful...

Bellerin shines: Arsenal player ratings v Liverpool

Arsenal demolished Liverpool, but how did the players get on individually?

Ozil and Bellerin standout: Arsenal player ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal were unable to break down Chelsea's bus and they both left with a point. Still, it's another game that saw the 'special one' fail...

Player ratings: Walcott, Ramsey and Alexis all fail to show up...

A strong Arsenal lineup failed to capitalise on Manchester United's lack of fit first team players and got humiliated by a gang of youngsters. As...

Arsenal player ratings v Burnley as Gunners get lucky

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Arsenal squeezed home against Burnley with a last minute goal we possibly, maybe, didn't quite deserve, so how did the players do?

Ozil's orchestra – Arsenal player ratings v West Ham

How did the players do against West Ham? We rate them individually.

Player ratings: Ospina saves, Giroud misbehaves v PSG

David Ospina played a huge part in Arsenal salvaging a point against PSG in the Champions League, while Olivier Giroud will be remembered for a different reason.

Player Ratings: Arsenal midfield prevails against Newcastle

After a deflected goal we hung on against Newcastle to win all three points, but there's still an air of disappointment about the game. The...

Get in the bin – Which Arsenal player got the worst...

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Arsenal went to Liverpool and lost in a way we’ve seen all too many times before.

Arsenal player ratings: Iwobi and Welbeck dazzle against Everton

Arsenal finally put in a performance to be proud of in our 2-0 win away to Everton. From the first minute we were electric and...

Players ratings: Smart subs couldn’t stop Arsenal sinking v Southampton

A poor and disappointing performance from the Arsenal B team that lost at home to Southampton on Wednesday night.

Player ratings: Cech saves Arsenal from humiliation v Sunderland

Another game, another disappointing draw and yet more points dropped.

Arsenal player ratings v Middlesbrough

Nia Griffiths assess the Arsenal players individual performances after they defeated Middlesbrough in the FA Cup fifth round.