Defensive Midfielder: Granit Xhaka – 7
Struggled to get into the game early on but always showed his quality in possession. The Swiss midfielder hit another belting goal and grew into the match. His influence grew after the second Arsenal goal went in.
Centre Midfield: Mohamed Elneny – 7
A hard-working performance from Mohamed Elneny who seemed to be everywhere on the pitch. It was a typical performance from the Egyptian.
Centre Attacking Midfield: Jeff Reine-Adelaide 7.5
It was a very impressive outing for Jeff Reine-Adelaide. The youngster showed excellent ability on the ball combined with incisive movement and link-up play. The 18-year-old is such an exciting player.
Substitute – Gedion Zelalem (82′) N/A
Tidy in possession but didn’t have much of it.
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