Arsenal may have claimed all three points against Everton on Sunday but there were still many question marks left hanging over the heads of their defenders.

Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 23: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Sure, neither of Everton’s two goals should have been allowed to stand, but that doesn’t mean the Arsenal defence covered themselves in glory in the build-up to either.

As I was looking for images to explain why Bernd Leno had been so clearly distracted by the studs of an Everton player than he’d let the ball squirm under himm I was struck, not by the flying boot, but by the hapless Arsenal faces in the background.

Richarlison of Everton scores his team's second goal past Bernd Leno of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 23: Richarlison of Everton scores his team’s second goal past Bernd Leno of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Let’s zoom in, shall we?

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