Kai Havertz had the most efficient alternatives for Chelsea with Pierre Emerick Aubameyang nameless earlier than being substituted in a while after Arsenal’s function.
Mikel Arteta’s aspect opened the scoring within the 63rd minute as Gabriel nudged house Bukayo Saka’s nook kick.
Nizaar Kinsella was once at Stamford Bridge to witness the motion…
Edouard Mendy – 6
Struggled in distribution early on however made a gigantic save dashing out on Gabriel Jesus within the 62nd minute. He was once no longer at fault for the function which was once right down to deficient set-piece organisation.
Cesar Azpilcueta – 5
The Blues captain couldn’t stay alongside of younger attacker Gabriel Martinelli from time to time regardless of Ruben Loftus-Cheek doing his perfect to give protection to that flank. He was once harshly booked for a prime take on the place he cleanly gained the ball.
Thiago Silva – 8
He produced a super last-ditch block on his global teammate Gabriel Jesus after Loftus-Cheek misplaced ownership within the twentieth minute. Some of the few vibrant sparks on Sunday afternoon.
Trevoh Chalobah – 6
He had a hectic recreation seeking to prevent the onrushing assaults and didn’t glance misplaced in opposition to the league leaders.
Marc Cucurella – 6
His tenacious protecting gave away a couple of free-kicks early on however no longer essentially in unhealthy positions. Bukayo Saka did get some pleasure working in the back of him. A blended afternoon for the £63million signing.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek – 6
Gave away ownership in a deadly house early on however did what he may to minimise the affect of Oleksandr Zinchenko and Martinelli down Arsenal’s left.
Jorginho – 7
Just right ball to unencumber Raheem Sterling at the spoil past due within the first half of who arrange a taking pictures probability for Havertz. He was once tidy right through and closely concerned at each ends of the pitch.
Mason Mount – 5
He had a Twenty first-minute shot blocked after a excellent transition with Havertz and Sterling. His first nook was once at the cash, making a half-chance for Thiago Silva who headed over. In the long run, he could not create sufficient and got here off past due on for Christian Pulisic.
Kai Havertz – 4
Havertz was once wasteful with Chelsea’s first probability being blazed prime and huge on a counter assault. He stored dropping the ball and making the fallacious determination within the ultimate 3rd.
His deficient protecting on the close to submit allowed Arsenal’s nook to bop during the field for Gabriel’s function.
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang – 4
Booked for a studs up problem on Ben White and didn’t get into the primary half of as he was once baited via lovers of his former membership. The picture of the striker sitting angrily at the bench was once nice viewing for Arsenal lovers.
Raheem Sterling – 7
A full of life and artistic begin to the sport, he created two probabilities for Havertz within the first half of. His move past due on proved threatening however wasn’t learn via Broja. A favorable show.
Armando Broja – 7
The 21-year-old got here on for Aubameyang within the 61st minute and instantly lifted his staff. Virtually created an opportunity along with his direct dribbling early on.
Conor Gallagher – 5
Had little affect at the fit approaching for Havertz in a complicated midfield position.
Christian Pulisic – N/A
Mateo Kovacic – N/A
Unused subs: Marcus Bettinelli; Kalidou Koulibaly; Lewis Corridor, Denis Zakaria; Hakim Ziyech