Great stats: Gabriel and Koscielny stand tall against Everton

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His last tackle of the match was greeted by cheers from the crowd and a fist pump from the player hiself – yes, that man Gabriel who is blasting his way into the hearts of Gooners everywhere, gets himself a little bit worked up.

And we love him for it.

Absolutely devastated that his two headers in the first half were off target and he couldn’t open his scoring account for the club, Gabriel enjoyed a brilliant afternoon as he replaced the ill Per Mertesacker.

Here are his stats from the game:

He certainly seems like another gem picked up from Spain for an absolute bargain – long may it continue. His partner in crime at the back, Laurent Koscielny, had an even better game as he continues to cement his place as one of the best central defenders in Europe whilst also being one of the most underrated.

That seems a common theme with many Arsenal players: