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My Arsenal player ratings from our 2-2 draw with PSG

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Arsenal drew 2-2 to Paris Saint-Germain at the Emirates earlier tonight.

This means that it will go down to the last game of the group to determine who tops it. However, the advantage has been handed over to the French club who will host Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets, while Arsenal travel to Switzerland to play Basel.

But until then, here are my Arsenal player ratings from tonight’s game:

David Ospina – The Colombian goalkeeper didn’t have much to do in all honesty, but both goals Arsenal conceded were down to poor decision making from him. In the first one, his positioning was poor as he rushed out, while the second could have been avoided had he called for it. 5/10

Carl Jenkinson – Was visibly nervous to begin with, but he tried hard throughout. His confidence grew as the match wore on and delivered a cross from the right flank which led to Arsenal taking the lead 2-1. Not bad from the England international. 5.5/10

Shkodran Mustafi – Pace wise, the German struggled big time, and his positioning was not up to standard either. Was the worst I’ve seen him play in an Arsenal shirt. 4/10

Laurent Koscielny – Solid throughout, making last ditch tackles, winning headers and all sorts. However, his positioning for PSG’s first was questionable and did, at times, lose Edinson Cavani, who wasted a few chances tonight. 6.5/10

Kieran Gibbs – The England international did well considering he had little support from Iwobi defensively. Didn’t get forward as much as he would have liked to but that was purely down to the threat of Lucas Moura’s pace. 5.5/10

Francis Coquelin – Got stuck in early and got booked as a result. But the Frenchman broke up play and was positioned well throughout. 6/10

Aaron Ramsey – He ran his socks off tonight, I can’t deny that. The Wales international also made some good run forwards from midfield which caused PSG some problems. But his decision-making was slow and nearly every pass he played went backwards instead of forward. Still, he was probably Arsenal’s Man of the Match. 7/10

Alex Iwobi – I don’t think the Nigerian youngster is quite ready for the big games yet, and it showed once again tonight. Couldn’t get into his stride and unfortunately helped on Moura’s header to tie the game at 2-2. 4/10

Alexis Sanchez – Like Ramsey, the Chilean ran his socks off. Playing out on the right and was effective by running at the PSG defence. Didn’t however create a lot. 6/10

Mesut Ozil – Quiet first-half and marginally did better in the second. The German was marked out of the game and failed to create anything of notice for his team-mates. Poor. 4/10

Olivier Giroud – Despite levelling before the end of the first 45 with a penalty, the Frenchman’s movement was poor and offered little threat to PSG’s defence. 5/10


Granit Xhaka – Came on for Iwobi in the 77th minute. The Swiss midfielder sat in midfield but didn’t have enough to get involved. N/A

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – Replaced Jenkinson with nine minutes to go and played as right-back. He did well in the position making some good clearances and was able to deal with any threats coming down his flank. N/A

Theo Walcott – On for the booked Coquelin with 10 to play. I don’t think he touched the ball. N/A

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