RATINGS: Arsenal 3-0 Man City: Ramsey, Chambers + Sanchez Impress

By on August 10, 2014

Arsenal won the Community Shield 3-0 on Sunday afternoon thanks to goals from Cazorla, Ramsey and Giroud.

Here are my ratings:

Szczesny – 7/10 – Smart save early in the second half to deny Jovetic and he was always off his line quickly to sniff out danger.

Debuchy – 7/10 – Another encouraging display. Great block early on to deny Nasri and was always keen to get forward, especially in the first half.

Gibbs – 7/10 – Full of energy down the left and got into some dangerous positions.

Chambers – 8/10 – Superb display. He looks a real find by Arsene. Read the game well, positionally sound and good in the air. He’s the lot.

Koscielny – 7/10 – Vital block to deny City an equaliser just seconds before we scored the second goal. Off at H/T.

Arteta – 6.5/10 – Solid and unspectacular, but always economical with the ball.

Wilshere – 7.5/10 – Was the best player on the pitch in the first half when he was combining well with one-two’s, but faded a little in the second half. Seemed to pick up a knock to his knee, but hopefully nothing serious.

Ramsey – 8/10 – Another well taken goal and an all-action display. Started where he left off last season.

Cazorla – 7/10 – Lovely low finish for 1-0 and played some neat stuff at times.

Alexis – 7.5/10 – Very lively and involved in the first half. Could have scored before being replaced at the break.

Sanogo – 7/10 – Played a key part in the second goal and always worked hard. Combined well with Alexis too which was encouraging.


The Ox – 5/10 – Very quiet after being introduced at the break.

Monreal – 7/10 – Did well playing in the middle of defence for the second half.

Giroud – 7.5/10 – Smashed one in from 20 yards. His first Arsenal goal from outside the area!

Flamini – 6.5/10 – On for last 20 minutes with us 3-up and still couldn’t resist flying into a tackle. Love it.

Rosicky – 6.5/10 – Also on for last 20 minutes and gave us some fresh legs going forward.

Campbell – N/A – Only on for 5 minutes.

So a very encouraging display and it will keep the winning mentality going from last seasons FA Cup win, but we should have bigger prizes in our sights this season.



  1. duncan

    August 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    arteta 6.5 points!! no way 2 maximum for wearing the correct kit. a very very poor game showing exactly how slow he is and totally unable to tackle. lucky not to be booked twice v poor

  2. Basiru Olumide

    August 10, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    I no dat arsenal go beat man city today so mr wenger we need more sign pls.

  3. wirkom aloys

    August 11, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    however goog but they should not be taken awqy by d fact dat they defited city. ” no body is undefitable in the pl”

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