Arsenal vs Swansea
Barclays Premier League
Kick off: May 11th, 2015 20:00 BST
A slow, lethargic, and disappointing performance, but we still arguably got less than we deserved. It was a case of us reverting to the old toothless Arsenal who dominate possession but do nothing with it; the opposition eventually capitalising on a single mistake.
Here are the player ratings for our shocking 1-0 loss against Swansea:
GK) David Ospina – 4.0
The Colombian barely had anything to do, but the one time we needed him he let us down. Bafetimbi Gomis’ header was a tame one, but Ospina somehow managed to let it creep past him.
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He was insistent that he had kept it out, but replays showed it was well past the line. Shocking keeping!
RB) Hector Bellerin – 6.5
The Spaniard was one of the better performers in a rather poor game, and he showed Calum Chambers what was required to deal with Jefferson Montero.
He arguably could have done more to prevent the cross for the goal, but he had a decent game.
CB) Laurent Koscielny – 6.0
The Frenchman got caught under the ball for the cross, and allowed Gomis almost a free header on the ball.
He wasn’t hugely tested throughout the game, but like Ospina he should have done more for the goal.
CB) Per Mertesacker – 6.0
Did what little defending he was required to do, but neither centre-back did enough for the goal we conceded.
LB) Nacho Monreal – 6.0
Defensively solid for the most part, but offered very little going forward. The one time he did get forward he forced a save from Lukasz Fabianski, but overall he was average – just like the rest of the team. Was beaten by Gomis for the goal, but shouldn’t have been left to challenge the Swansea striker alone.