Ratings: Flamini the hero as Arsenal beat Tottenham 2-1

By on September 23, 2015

Flamini was the hero as Arsenal beat Tottenham 2-1 at White Hart Lane to book our place in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.

Here are my ratings:

Ospina  – 7/10  –  Did he give Chambers a shout for their goal? If not, he should have. Made a couple of routine saves but pulled off a worldy to deny Eriksen.

Debuchy  – 4/10  – Given a torrid time by Rose. At fault for the equaliser as he was too narrow and failed to cut out the cross. Looks well short of his best form.

Mertesacker  – 7/10  – Solid shift from the BFG. Kept Kane relatively quiet.

Chambers  – 5/10  – Another own goal for the youngster. No need to stick a leg out. Didn’t look comfortable all night.

Gibbs  – 7/10  – Superb goal-line clearance to deny Kane with the scores at 1-1.

Arteta  – 5/10  – Off the pace. Booked early on and was ineffective for much of the game.

Flamini  – 8/10  – Tidy finish to make it 1-0 but stepped up to smash home a stunning volley to win it. What a hero.

Oxlade-Chamberlain  – 7/10  – Was one of the few who looked a threat during the opening 60 minutes but end product is still lacking.

Ramsey  – 7/10  – Quiet in the first half but was far more involved after the break when he created a few good chances.

Campbell  – 5/10  – Very little impact at all. Just couldn’t get in the game.

Giroud  – 5.5/10  – Worked hard up top but had little to play with for the first half of the game. Missed great chance in the 70th minute.


Sanchez  – 7/10 – Made a real impact. Him just being on the pitch scared Spurs and he looked a threat.

Walcott N/A

So we’re back to winning ways and it couldn’t have been sweeter, with Flamini being the unlikely hero having scored a stunning winner.

A trip to Sheffield Wednesday in the next round awaits but first up we head to Leicester this weekend….

One Comment

  1. Francis Angrey

    September 23, 2015 at 11:13 pm

    Great game.march on boys.

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