West Brom 1-1 Arsenal – player ratings

70

Mike Dean cheated Arsenal out of three points against West Brom by awarding the kind of penalty he knew would make him the centre of attention – which is his favourite thing. Far more than doing a good job.

However, the Gunners were below par against the Premier League’s worst team, and that’s what we can control, not egomaniacal shitbox referees, as annoyingly rubbish as they are.

Here’s how the players rated today in the 1-1 draw.

PC
33
6
CC
21
6.5
SM
20
6.5
LK
6
5.5
HB
24
5
JW
10
7
GX
29
5.5
SK
31
5
AI
17
3.5
AS
7
6
AL
9
6.5
PC
33
6
CC
21
7
SM
20
6
LK
6
6
HB
24
6
JW
10
7
GX
29
6
SK
31
6
AI
17
5
AS
7
6
AL
9
7
46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

33: Petr Cech

6
arseblog
6
Readers
45

Wish he'd save a penalty, but otherwise he was good and dealt with their crosses well. His yellow card was absurd.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

21: Calum Chambers

7
arseblog
6.5
Readers
35

He was good today again, on a day when there was little positive he was one of them. The penalty decision was abysmal.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

20: Shkodran Mustafi

6
arseblog
6.5
Readers
54

Fine in general

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

6: Laurent Koscielny

6
arseblog
5.5
Readers
5

Looked a bit off today, and his removal midway through the second half must place him in doubt for Chelsea on Wednesday

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

24: Hector Bellerin

6
arseblog
5
Readers
37

Had very little support again on the right, found it hard to make an attacking impact.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

10: Jack Wilshere

7
arseblog
7
Readers
9

He seems to have found that burst of pace again, which is a positive. Looked like the most likely to make something happen.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

29: Granit Xhaka

6
arseblog
5.5
Readers
53

Looked a bit leggy today, passing wasn't as crisp as it was against Palace

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

31: Sead Kolasinac

6
arseblog
5
Readers
57

Went off injured, but had been finding it tough going against Phillips who was allowed too many crosses into our box

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

17: Alex Iwobi

5
arseblog
3.5
Readers
46

Struggling at the moment, but did get some shots on target, one of which forced Foster into a good save. His decision making is not right in the final third though.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

7: Alexis Alexis

6
arseblog
6
Readers
38

His goal becomes an own goal, credited to James McClean, so that will annoy him. Didn't find his attacking groove as well as he did at Selhurst Park.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

9: Alexandre Lacazette

7
arseblog
6.5
Readers
58

This team needs to figure out a way to give him service, but he did force Foster into a good save after some good individual work.

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

55: Ainsley Maitland-Niles

6
arseblog
6
Readers
56

Came on, did fine

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

4: Per Mertesacker

6
arseblog
5.5
Readers
3

Came on, did fine, but could we not have gone to a back four and brought on another attacker to try and win the game?

46038
0gi5lb47eeotpkpus68vm6obn1
109.109.242.162

23: Danny Welbeck

5
arseblog
4.5
Readers
39

Another game where he came on and had no impact, although it looked to me like he could have been awarded a penalty late on. Surprisingly, we got no replays of it though.

Vote is now closed.

Bonus rating: Happy New Year/10 to all Arsenal fans, but Shit New Year to Mike Dean who, I hope, steps on an upturned plug every morning for the rest of his poxy life.

Leave a Reply

70 Comments on "West Brom 1-1 Arsenal – player ratings"

avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
wpDiscuz