Arsenal took on Leeds in the Premier League this afternoon but Mikel Arteta’s side struggled at Elland Road. That was underlined by the fact Nicolas Pepe was sent off for a headbutt on Ezgjan Alioski.
Arsenal player ratings vs Leeds – Premier League
GK: Bernd Leno – 7
Solid when called on and brilliant save to deny Dallas on the hour.
DR: Hector Bellerin – 5
Came off second best in his battle with Harrison and failed to get forward
DC: Rob Holding – 5
Stood pretty firm in middle with some timely block
DC: Gabriel – 5
No mistakes but nothing notable in the positive column either
DL: Kieran Tierney 6
Pushed forward when given chance and some brave blocks late on
MC: Dani Ceballos – 4
Loose distribution, shot wide early, failed to impose himself on the game
MC: Granit Xhaka – 4
Missed attempted clearance nearly punished by Dallas, bypassed all too easily