Arsenal crashed out of the FA Cup against Manchester United and few people could have any complaints.
Although United were not significantly better than the Gunners on the night, injuries to Sokratis and then Laurent Koscielny completely killed Arsenal and Solskjaer’s men pounced.
So how did the players do individually?
Petr Cech 4.5
For his last ever FA Cup game, Petr Cech was probably hoping he would play in the final. That he won’t is largely down to his own performance. Although he looked marginally better with his feet, he is clearly not comfortable. Arsenal fans could rightly ask why he didn’t make it more difficult for Alexis for their first, and why Lingard made a mug of him so easily for their third.
Sead Kolasinac 5
Is he a winger? A defender? He’s not dangerous enough to be the former and he’s too careless to be the latter, so what, exactly, is he?
Laurent Koscielny 5.5
At least he didn’t kick himself in the face. It looked very much like a broken jaw for the Arsenal captain and if that’s the case, we’re looking at two months on the sidelines, nine games after returning from 199 days out (21 games).
That Arsenal conceded twice within 12 minutes of him going off with a twisted ankle tells you all you really need to know.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles 4.5
Never really looked comfortable covering for Hector Bellerin although he managed four tackles (an Arsenal defender high along with Sead Kolasinac), two interceptions and two clearances. He gave the ball away carelessly in dangerous positions around the edge of the Arsenal box a number of times.