Arsenal player ratings vs Bournemouth as Bukayo Saka steps up and Kai Havertz good again

David Raya: Hardly called upon in the first but good when needed more often in the second. Did seem to get out of jail with the Bournemouth disallowed goal. 6.

Ben White: Got forward well yet again. Combining so well with Saka and Odegaard at the moment. Defensively solid as ever against a tricky customer in Kluivert. 7.

William Saliba: Got Gabriel out of jail on a few occasions when the Brazilian looked a little sloppy in the first half. Might even have scored a goal a striker would have been proud of too. 7.

Gabriel: Looked a little nervy today. A few sloppy moments when dealing with Solanke that could have been punished. A little weak for the Bournemouth goal that probably should have stood too. An absolutely cracking strike ruled out for offside. 5.

Takehiro Tomiyasu: Another really solid display at left back from Tomiyasu. Fitness providing the position seems to be his for the rest of the season. 7.

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Thomas Partey: Another good display at the base of the midfield from the Ghanaian. Won the ball high often and a few decent shots. Occasional lapses on the ball though. 6.

Martin Odegaard: Another creative tour de force from the Norwegian. Could have been responsible for a number of assists in the first half had Arsenal's forwards been more clinical. 8.

Declan Rice: Another assist for the England man at a crucial time. Missed the big chances in the first half, but made up for it with the clincher right at the end. 8.

Bukayo Saka: The England international is delivering at the business end of the season. Kept his cool for the pressure penalty and was sublime in the first half despite Bournemouth's attempts to kick him off the park. 8.

Kai Havertz: The way he went down for the penalty was very weak, but his performance aside from that was sublime. Constantly ran in behind to cause Bournemouth problems and could have got himself a goal on another day. 8.

Leandro Trossard: Another crucial goal at a crucial stage of the season for the Belgian. Not necessarily his best performance, but his contributions this season have been invaluable. 7.


Gabriel Martinelli: Came on too late for a rating. n/a.

Gabriel Jesus: Came on too late for a rating. n/a.