Everton vs Arsenal: Everton squared off against Arsenal at the Goodison Park in Matchday 15 of the ongoing edition of the Premier League.
Everton earn full 3 points after a hard-fought victory over the Gunners. The hosts went down by a goal from Martin Ødegaard at the end of the first half. After a few ruled-out goals, Richarlison provided the equalizer for Everton. They went on to win the game through a sublime strike by Andros Townsend.
Let’s take a look at the player ratings for Everton vs Arsenal match:-
Everton vs arsenal Player Ratings
Jordan Pickford (5/10): The English goalkeeper did not have a very satisfactory night. He was good on the ball and distribution but failed to keep a clean sheet and was scored passed by Martin Ødegaard
Michael Keane (6/10): The center-back had a solid and satisfactory game. He was good with the ball and his passing with the midfielders. He also made a few blocks and interceptions.
Yerry Mina (4/10): The Colombian center-back night was short-lived as he had to be subbed off due to an injury in the 31st minute by Mason Holgate
Ben Godfrey (6/10): The left-back had a quite impactful game on the left flank running with and without the ball towards the Arsenal defenders. His positioning and passing were really impressive and he managed a couple of crosses into the box as well.
Seamus Coleman (5.5/10): The right-back will not be very happy with his performance tonight. He did not have much of an impact on the game. However, he was able to block some crosses coming from the right flank and a few blocks.
Allan (5.5/10): The midfielder was good on the ball tonight and managed a few good passes. However, he was a bit sloppy in his passing and was dispossessed a few times.
Abdoulaye Doucouré (5.5/10): The central midfielder did not have a very pleasant night either as he was dispossessed quite a few times and miss-passed the ball a few times. However, he manages some good passes.
Demarai Gray( 5.5/10): The English winger did not have much of an impact on the game today. He carried the ball well a few times but was not able to create anything of any sort.
Anthony Gordon (6/10): The attacking midfielder had a pretty decent game. He was good on the ball and carried the ball well. He was fast and managed to put some low crosses into the box.
Richarlison (7/10): The Brazilian international had an impressive game tonight with both his goals disallowed by VAR. He was lively and was good on the ball. His passing with the midfielders was also impressive. He also scored the equalizer for the hosts.
Andros Townsend (7.5/10): The winger had a quite fantastic game putting some good balls into the box and making a few good runs into box. He scored the winner with a sublime shot to seal the 3 points for the hosts.
Mason Holgate (6/10): The center-back was pretty solid since he came on in the 31st minute making some important tackles and blocks. He was also quite good on the ball.
André Gomes (6.5/10): The midfielder came on in the 66th minute replacing Andros Townsend. He had a pretty decent impact on the game with some good passes and a couple of interceptions. He assisted the winner for Everton.
Alex Iwobi: N/A
Aaron Ramsdale (5.5/10): The in-form goalkeeper was not at his best tonight as he was scored passed twice by Everton. Although he managed some good saves but that was not enough for the Gunners.
Gabriel (5.5/10): The center-back was quite solid in the defense making some good stops and tackles. He was also good on the ball and his passing was pretty well with the midfielders. Although, he was dribbled past a few times.
Ben White (6/10): The English center-back was pretty solid in the defense tonight. He was quite good in the air and managed quite a few blocks and interceptions.
Kieran Tierney (6.5/10): The Scottish left-back was impressive throughout the time he played pushing forward with and without the ball. He was impressive with his crossing today and assisted Arsenal’s only goal.
Takehiro Tomiyasu (6/10): The right-back had an impactful game tonight, going forward whenever possible. He was also very good on the ball and was also active defensively.
Martin Ødegaard(7/10): The attacking midfielder was by far the best player for the Gunners on the pitch tonight, making quick and fluid passing with his teammates. He carried the ball very well and scored the only goal for Arsenal from a delicate cross.
Granit Xhaka (6/10): The Swiss international was quite impressive on the pitch tonight with his fluid and pro-active passing and was able to link up really well with both the defenders and the attackers.
Thomas Partey (6.5/10): The midfielder did put a heavy shift tonight pressing the opposition players and was able to disposses them. He was also good on the ball and also made quite a few interceptions.
Alexandre Lacazette (5.5/10): The striker’s performance tonight was not very satisfactory failing to link up often with his fellow teammates. However, he did manage a few good passes here and there.
Bukayo Saka (6/10): The English left winger had a decent performance tonight, trying to create things whenever he was on the ball. He was active and was able to link up with the midfielders with his swift and fluid passing.
Gabriel Martinelli (6/10): The forward was good going forward and exploiting spaces left by the Everton defenders. He played a few good passes with his fellow forwards and midfielders but was unable to create much.
Nuno Tavares (5.5/10): The left-back did not have much impact coming on as a sub in the 65th minute. However, he was able to put some crosses and manage a few good passes into the box.
Eddie Nketiah (4.5/10): The striker who came on as a sub in the 71st minute, did not have any impact on the game whatsoever. He did manage a few passes but was mostly failing to link up with his teammates.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: N/A