Superb Alexis MotM Player Ratings
By Matty Sadler
May 27 2017
I failed to get a ticket for Wembley, so booked two club level seats to watch the screening. That was cancelled due to the horrific events in Manchester. So I had to watch it on TV. Fantastic game by Alexis, and the BFG, and Ozil, and many more, but it was Alexis's rocket start that made us dominate first half. Arsenal being Arsenal failed to take the 3-0 lead on offer, preferring the hard way. Watching TV I could hear the Arsenal fans, but I could also feel the tension, at the end I was drained, typical Arsenal had done it the hard way as usual. Well done the referee for spotting the big dive. Pity there is no parade tomorrow, no way would I have stayed away from that. Matty's ratings follow below:
Ospina - 7. Couple of good saves but needed stronger hands on Chelsea's equaliser.
Holding - 8. One mistake but otherwise did well. What a future he is going to have.
Mertesacker - 9. I have no words.
Monreal - 8. Read the game well and got stuck in.
Bellerin - 8. Superb pace down the right, particularly later on.
Xhaka - 8. Bossed it.
Ramsey - 8. Industrious. Scored another FA Cup final winner.
Oxlade-Chamberlain - 7. Worked hard and did his job on his weaker side, but little impact going forward.
Ozil - 7. Good movement and always in space but wanted to see him do more with it.
Welbeck - 8. Pace and hold-up play was vital.
Alexis - 9. Superb.
Giroud - 6. Assisted the winner with his first touch.
Coquelin - 6. Lively.
Elneny - N/A. Not on long.
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