Table of Contents
- Runar Alex Runnarsson – 4/10
- Shkodran Mustafi – 5
- Gabriel Magalhaes – 5
- Sead Kolasinac – 6
- Cedric Soares – 5
- Mohamed Elneny – 6
- Dani Ceballos – 5
- Ainsley Maitland-Niles – 6
- Joe Willock – 6
- Alexandre Lacazette – 7
- Gabriel Martinelli – 8
- Nicolas Pepe (on for Martinelli, 49) – 6
- Emile Smith Rowe (on for Elneny, 66) – 7
- Folarin Balogun (on for Lacazette, 77) – 6
ARSENAL have been booted out of the Carabao Cup after a quarter-final defeat to Mikel Arteta’s outdated facet Manchester Metropolis.
The Gunners went down 4-1 on the Emirates as there was no respite within the cup for the beleaguered North Londoners.
Runar Alex Runarsson’s howler gave Manchester Metropolis the lead for a second timeCredit score: AP:Related Press
Gabriel Martinelli arrange Arsenal’s solely purpose earlier than trudging off injured straight after half-timeCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
No2 keeper Runar Alex Runnarsson dropped an absolute howler to permit Riyad Mahrez’s tame wanting free-kicking slip by means of his grasp and into the online.
Gabriel Martinelli had regarded a brilliant spark on his return after 9 months on the therapy desk and arrange Alexandre Lacazette for the equaliser after Gabriel Jesus’ header simply three minutes in.
However the Brazilian limped off two minutes into the second-half earlier than Phil Foden and Aymeric Laporte scored to rub extra salt into Arteta’s wounds.
SunSport’s Duncan Wright palms out his rankings on the Arsenal facet.
Runar Alex Runnarsson – 4/10
Runar Alex Runnarson had an evening to overlook within the Arsenal purposeCredit score: Reuters
Crushed to the punch by Jesus’ header to endure a nightmare begin to the sport.
Regarded scared stiff each time the ball was close to him – solely to tug off some extent clean save to disclaim the Brazilian when clear by means of.
However had an absolute shocker permitting the ball to slide by means of his palms for Mahrez’s free-kick.
Shkodran Mustafi – 5
Took up fully the improper place as Metropolis opened the scoring, failing to do his first job of coping with the cross on the close to put up.
Booked for hauling down Jesus after once more being uncovered. Averted any additional calamity, however not ok by half.
Gabriel Magalhaes – 5
Allowed Jesus to run in entrance of him as Metropolis took the early lead. Then conceded low cost free-kick which led to second purpose.
Not the best hour for the senior centre-back.
Sead Kolasinac – 6
Received away with one when he allowed Laporte a free header from a nook which went narrowly broad.
Stuffed with effort, however regarded rusty on events.
Cedric Soares – 5
Didn’t get out shortly sufficient to cease Zinchenko crossing for the opening purpose.
Regular sufficient for essentially the most half, however regarded what he’s – a second string defender. Went lacking as Metropolis broke on the left for the third purpose.
Mohamed Elneny – 6
Closest he bought to anybody in opening phases was scything down Jesus to earn twenty second minute reserving.
Dedication by no means discovered wanting, however the identical can’t be mentioned for his high quality. Hauled off simply after the hour.
Dani Ceballos – 5
Dani Ceballos clashed with Fernandinho in midfieldCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Cherished a scream and roll on the slightest contact, not so eager to do the soiled work attempting to regulate the midfield.
Gave away the ball cheaply which led to Metropolis counter-attacking for the killer third.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles – 6
Chased shadows early on however grew into the sport as Arsenal lastly began to compete in midfield.
Struggled to make any actual affect although and dissatisfied total.
Joe Willock – 6
One other who began slowly as Metropolis got here out of the traps, however settled and performed a beautiful ball by means of to Martinelli which just about created a second.
Has the standard, however couldn’t stamp his mark.
Alexandre Lacazette – 7
Dropped deep as he was starved of possession, however when the possibility arrived produced a prime header to stage the scores.
One of many few brilliant lights in a disappointing show, and by no means hid.
Gabriel Martinelli – 8
Gabriel Martinelli was injured in a collision with Metropolis keeper Zack SteffenCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Regarded the almost certainly supply of attacking risk along with his tempo and did brilliantly to cross for Lacazette to attain the equaliser.
Dedication and dedication impressed his facet – solely to limp off simply after the break by means of harm.
Nicolas Pepe (on for Martinelli, 49) – 6
Emile Smith Rowe (on for Elneny, 66) – 7
Impressed with some good touches as he appears to show he’s value some extra recreation time.
Folarin Balogun (on for Lacazette, 77) – 6
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