Everton vs Arsenal player ratings: Rewarded for their hard work

Everton vs Arsenal player ratings
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  • Arteta’s team did not relent in their possession and attack game, winning 1-0 thanks to an outstanding goal by Trossard.
  • Arsenal finished with 74% possession of the ball. 
  • Martinelli was denied a goal and then replaced in the first half due to injuries; the severity of the injury will be determined by the results of the upcoming studies.

Everton player ratings: Resistance was not enough

Pickford 7/10 – Kept a clean sheet for lengthy stretches, preventing the second goal, and making an important pass from his area. 

Young 6/10 – The seasoned player was hardly pushed, and his performance was the worst in the defense.

Tarkowski 7/10 – The captain was the defensive anchor and organizer.

Branthwaite 7/10 – On many times, he kept the threat out of his region.

Mykolenko 7/10 – Despite winning back some duels, he was unable to keep Saka and White at bay.

Danjuma 7/10 – His team’s tactics did not favor him, as he received little ball touch.

Gueye 7/10 – Smart to move rapidly from defense to offense.

Onana 7/10 – Had difficulty halting the opposition but won the ball back multiple times.

Doucoure 7/10 – Quick, spearheaded counterattacks, and made two crucial passes.

McNeill 6/10 – Despite only winning one bout, his play was uncompromising.

Beto 7/10 – He was overshadowed by the defensive dynamism of his team.


Calvert-Lewin 7/10 – Despite just getting a couple of balls, he made an important pass and finished.

Garner 6/10 – Replaced Garner in the 80th minute.

Patterson N/A – Replaced Young in the 88th minute.

Chermiti N/A – Replaced McNeil in the 88th minute.

Arsenal player ratings: Absolute control

Raya 7/10 – was rarely called upon but did his job properly when he was.

White 8/10 – With his vital passes and crosses, he appeared more like a wing than a wingback.

Saliba 7/10 – Snuffed out the opposition’s few near calls.

Magalhaes 7/10 – Active and assured in the face of the opposition’s few attacks.

Zinchenko 7/10 – A strong offensive wingback.

Odegaard 7/10 – Excellent accuracy and decision-making.

Rice 8/10 – Intelligent while circulating the ball or adjusting the ball’s path.

Vieira 7/10 – Was heavily involved in the buildup and came close to scoring 2-9, but his shot was blocked.

Saka 8/10 – Very imbalanced on the right flank and assisted on the goal.

Nketiah 6/10 – Couldn’t break through the opposition defense.

Martinelli 6/10 – Played slightly over 20 minutes before being replaced due to injury.


Trossard 8/10 – Replaced the injured Martinelli in the 24th minute and scored the game’s lone goal.

Gabriel Jesus 6/10 – Entered the game in the 66th minute and instantly connected with his teammates.

Tomiyasu N/A – Replaced Zinchenko in the 80th minute.

Havertz N/A – Replaced Vieira in the 80th minute.

Everton vs Arsenal match summary and highlights

The highlight of the game was Arsenal, who played true to their style of play and overcame the number of defensive barriers their opponents set up inside the penalty area after persevering time and again. Everton made no secret of his defensive intentions, and he did not take any risks even when he was down on the scoreboard.

Player of the match: Leandro Trossard

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During the 70 minutes he spent on the field, he was one of the players that worked the hardest to win. He was participating in most of the offensive plays and appeared in the opponent’s box at the exact moment Saka assisted him and buried the ball in the net.

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