Saturday night football saw Arsenal record their eight consecutive win which is the first time since the invincibles. A goal by Aaron Ramsey was enough and brings Arsenal within four points of Chelsea once again.
Ospina - 7 – Dealt with everything that came his way although there were not many clear cut chances.
Bellerin - 6 – A quiet game for Bellerin although, he did defend well for large parts of the game and gave Arsenal an outlet on the break.
Mertesacker - 7 – Dealt with the long balls that came Arsenals away and defended well all game.
Koscielny - 7 – Was first to most balls and read the game really well often making key interception to stop Burnley progressing.
Monreal - 7 – Monreal kept up his good form by having a solid game at left back against the dangerous Trippier.
Coquelin - 9 – An outstanding performance by Coquelin once again proving he is an asset to this Arsenal side. Broke up the play well and has an excellent reading of the game as well as always being available to receive the ball.
Cazorla - 7 – Making his 100th league appearance for the club Cazorla was fairly quiet in the game but often played the ball well and kept it simple. Cazorla has seemed to flourish in a deeper role next to the excellent Coquelin.
Ramsey - 8 – Got the all-important goal to secure the three points and kept his discipline on the right side of the Arsenal midfield.
Ӧzil - 7 – Ӧzil was a lot quieter than last week against Liverpool but worked hard for the team and kept it simple.
Sanchez- 7 – The hard working Sanchez was fairly quiet in the attacking third but allowed Arsenal to counter quickly and get up the pitch.
Giroud - 7 – Not Giroud’s greatest game and didn’t test Heaton once but it was a fairly scrappy game. However, he offers a focal point to the attack which was important today.
Welbeck - N/A – Didn’t have much time to influence the game.
Chambers - N/A - Didn’t have much time to influence the game.
Overall, it wasn’t the greatest game but Arsenal came away with an all-important three points. It was a good solid defensive performance by the Arsenal. Next week is the semi-final in the FA cup so let’s go to Wembley and have a good performance and progress to a second consecutive final.