Martin Odegaard was Arsenal’s highest-rated player against Olympiacos on Thursday night.
Odegaard finally opened his Arsenal goal account with a great effort from outside the box but it wasn’t just that that netted him 8.7 in fotmob’s ratings.
He also finished the game with a 90% pass accuracy, four key passes, six out of seven duels won, two blocks, two interceptions, two dribbles attempted (and completed), completed both his attempted tackles, and he also made six recoveries.
Let’s take a look at how each Arsenal player fared during the match against Olympiacos.
Bernd Leno – 5.3
He played an hospital pass to Ceballos, which led to El-Arabi scoring the equaliser. Otherwise, he didn’t have too many problems and performed well enough.
Hector Bellerin – 7.2
The Spaniard made a couple of important clearances and was a menace for the opposing team going forward/
David Luiz – 6.5
The Brazilian centre-back was tidy with his passing during the game as usual but he made one huge mistake in the first half when he gave the ball away in his own penalty box which he got away with.
Gabriel – 8.2
Strong performance all around. He ended the game with a very well taken goal and an assist to his name.
Kieran Tierney – 7.1
The Scottish left-back had a solid game defensively and going forward.
Granit Xhaka – 7.3
The Swiss was as steady as usual… and no fatal mistake.
Thomas Partey – 7.2
Partey protected his backline and was tidy in possession. He was also a real handful going forward and got an assist to show for his efforts.
Willian – 7.4
The Brazilian playmaker caused problems Olympiacos and managed to secure an assist during his time on the field. He got replaced in the latter stages of the game as he was tiring.
Martin Odegaard – 8.5
Odegaard opened the goal-scoring with an absolute screamer and created a few good chances for others around him.
Bukayo Saka – 6.3
Average on the night for the high standards he set this season. Still worked his socks off for his team.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 6.8
The captain had a decent game without scoring his customary goal despite having a few tries.
Dani Ceballos – 5.6
Ceballos gave away the ball, which gifted Olympiacos a goal in the second half.
Mohamed Elneny – 7.0
He came off the bench to score Arsenal’s third goal.
Emile Smith Rowe – N/A
Smith Rowe did not get enough time to make an impact.
Nicolas Pepe – 6.4
He added some pace to the Arsenal attack.
Alexandre Lacazette – N/A
The Frenchman came on to run the clock down.