Harsh, but awful. Player Ratings v WBA
In off the cushion
By Matty Sadler
December 31 2017
Penalty decision was harsh but yet again that was awful. Lack of rotation an issue yet again. Wenger out.
Cech - 6. Came for a number of crosses in the first half. Wasn't really tested in the second half but failed to keep a 200th clean sheet thanks to a dodgy penalty decision.
Chambers - 7. Nervy start before settling down. Harsh penalty decision.
Mustafi - 7. Pick of the defence with another all action display.
Koscielny - 6. Okay without ever really being tested.
Bellerin - 5. Failed to build on an improved performance last time out. Sloppy in possession and didn't offer enough going forward.
Xhaka - 6. Decent enough on the ball. Almost played Alexis in with one quality pass in the second half.
Wilshere - 7. Looked the most like making something happen. Good on the ball, passionate.
Kolasinac - 5. Struggled against Phillips before limping off.
Iwobi - 6. Came close to scoring twice. Always wanted the ball.
Lacazette - 6. Lively enough despite little support or service.
Alexis - 5.5. Barely noticed he was playing till he scored. Dropped too deep.
Maitland-Niles - 6. Slotted in well.
Mertesacker - 6. Okay.
Welbeck - N/A. Not on long.