Teamwork makes the dream work

Arsenal’s greatest and worst gamers in routine victory over Luton


Arsenal saved the stress on Liverpool within the Premier League title race with a cushty 2-0 win over Luton City on Wednesday.

The Gunners moved again prime of the desk, doing all they’ll to fireplace a waring to Liverpool forward of their assembly with Sheffield United on Thursday evening, and had captain Martin Odegaard to thank for opening the scoring halfway via the primary half.

The Norwegian’s laser-like end preceded an unlucky personal purpose from Daiki Hashioka simply earlier than the interval, and from then on it was cruise management for Mikel Arteta’s aspect as they made it 12 wins from 15 Premier League dwelling video games.

Here is Arsenal’s greatest and worst gamers on the evening measured by 90min’s on the evening participant scores.

Emile Smith Rowe – 8/10

Emile Smith Rowe

Smith Rowe was key to the efficiency / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

For simply the third time this season, Emile Smith Rowe was given the prospect to begin a Premier League sport, and the 23-year-old ensured the uncommon alternative to impress didn’t go him by.

It was his work fee and defensive tenacity that led to the opening purpose of the sport, earlier than Smith Rowe’s low cross was changed into the again of the web by Luton defender Hashioka to kill the sport off.

Battling for minutes with Declan Rice is a troublesome process, however performances like it will give Arteta a welcome headache.

Honourable point out

Martin Odegaard – 8/10

Martin Odegaard

Odegaard opened the scoring / Eddie Keogh/GettyImages

It was the midfield present for Arsenal as, alongside Smith Rowe, Odegaard danced his approach round Luton all sport lengthy.

His fierce strike set the tone for the sport as Odegaard’s excellent type continued. On type, there are few gamers within the Premier League higher than the Gunners’ captain.

Leandro Trossard – 5/10

Leandro Trossard

Trossard’s impression was probably not felt / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Bukayo Saka was unnoticed due to damage, whereas Gabriel Martinelli was as soon as once more restricted to a brief look off the bench as he seeks his personal return to health. So the onus was on Leandro Trossard to guide by instance in Arsenal’s assault.

It was a blended exhibiting from the Belgian who, whereas not getting a lot unsuitable, was a bit of quieter that anticipated, forcing the midfielder’s behind him to step up and convey the targets.