Arsenal held on till the very end to get a vital 1-0 win against West Brom to keep their title hopes alive this season. Olivier Giroud came to Arsenal’s rescue when he headed a goal from Mesut Ozil’s
Olivier Giroud came to Arsenal’s rescue when he headed a goal from Mesut Ozil’s accurate ball from the edge of the box. Arsenal were rampant in the second half taking 16 shots on goal, 10 of which ended up on target.
Arsenal were defensively very resolute which allowed the likes of Alexis, Ozil and Iwobi to keep pushing for the winning goal right until the very last minute.
Arsenal 1-0 West Brom FT:
Pass accuracy: 89%-71%
Chances created: 21-2
87th minute winner. pic.twitter.com/hxNi6iKg05
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 26, 2016
On the wake of a resolute and perhaps an un-Arsenal like win, we take a look at the player ratings from Emirates.
Arsenal player ratings vs West Brom
Cech (6), Koscielny (7.5), Gabriel (7.5), Gibbs (7), Bellerin (7), Coquelin (7), Xhaka (6.5), Ozil (7), Iwobi (6.5), Alexis (7), Giroud (7.5)
West Brom player ratings vs Arsenal
Foster (8.5), Dawson (6.5), McAuley (6), Evans (7), Nyom (7), Yacob (6.5), Fletcher (6), Phillips (5.5), Chadli (6), Brunt (5.5), Rondon (6)