Arsenal 2 Bournemouth 0 Player Ratings: There is no stopping Mesut Ozil at the moment


Arsenal managed to sweep aside Bournemouth with a degree of ease following a 2-0 win as they regain the top spot in Premier League table. Goals from Gabriel and Mesut Ozil completed a perfect night for the Gunners.

On the wake of such a perfect result, we take a look at Arsenal vs Bournemouth Player Ratings, which will once again be dominated by the brilliance of Ozil and his relentless urge of creating goal-scoring chances.

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Bournemouth

Cech (6), Bellerin (6), Mertesacker (6), Gabriel (7), Gibbs (5), Ramsey (6), Chambers (5), Oxlade-Chamberlain (6), Ozil (8), Walcott (6.5), Giroud (6)

Substitutes: Monreal (NA), Campbell (NA), Iwobi (NA)

Bournemouth Player Ratings vs Arsenal

Bournemouth: Boruc (7), Smith (6), Francis (6), Cook (6), Daniels (6), Surman (6), Ritchie (6), Gosling (6), Arter (6), Pugh (5), King (6)

Substitutes: Stanislas (5), Murray (NA), O’Kane (NA)

Man of the match: Mesut Ozil is an unanimous choice as he has been the outstanding player for Arsenal so far this season, if not in the entire league. Tonight, he notched up his 16th assist of the season, only 4 shy of all-time record of 20, previously held by Thierry Henry.

More than his goal and assists, it is the impact he is having on the game is taking every football fan’s breath way. He was on fire tonight as Gunners go top of the league, albeit for 24 hours as Leicester take on Manchester United tomorrow.

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