Player ratings: Arsenal 1-2 Wolves. A frustrating night at Emirates Stadium
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: A dejected Hector Bellerin of Arsenal at full time during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

The Gunners' lacked creativity as well as defensive solidity during the course of the 90 minutes.

In the first half, Wolves attacker Raul Jimenez picked up a serious head injury which saw the striker leave the field on a stretcher receiving oxygen.

All of Arsenal Vavel wishes Raul a swift and speedy recovery and hope to see him back out playing very soon.

Defence:

Bernd Leno 5/10 - The German Keeper couldn’t do much about the goals and was not at fault for any of them. Leno was assured in his passing out from the back and claimed crosses that arrived in the box.

Hector Bellerin 6/10 - Bellerin had some sloppy moments defensively however  provided threat on the right hand side combining well with Reiss Nelson when he came on.

A top quality cross was provided for Bukayo Saka who failed to take advantage of this moment.

Gabriel 6/10 - Gabriel scored a top quality header and was commanding at the back. The 22-year-old Brazilian centre back however let himself down when he went to ground early for Wolves second goal.

David Luiz  4/10 - Luiz provided encouraging passing in the opening 10 minutes however only played the first half.

The former Chelsea man was however substituted at half time due to a head injury he picked up in a challenge with Raul Jimenez.

Kieran Tierney 6/10 - The young Scot worked hard and provided threat on the left through combinations with Saka as well as direct runs and crosses into the box.

Midfield:

Granit Xhaka 3/10 - Xhaka was very poor. Sloppy passing as-well as getting caught in possession let the former Gunners captain down.

He held onto the ball for too long in the midfield and didn’t demand the ball enough from defence. Unfortunately a night to forget for Xhaka.

Ceballos 4/10 - Like Xhaka, Ceballos didn’t demand the ball enough and remained very quiet for 80 of the 90 minutes.

Dani looked better in the final 10 when Arsenal were attacking and on the front foot.

Ceballos was dictating the play and pulling the strings in those final minutes. Unfortunately it was all too little too Late for The Gunners'.

Willock 5/10 - The young Arsenal midfielder looked the most assured out of all their midfielders on the pitch.

Willock looked much more confident in possession and was one of the only players to drive with the ball.

However, along with his teammates he lacked that quality of the final ball in and around the box.

Attack:

Willian 6/10 - An excellent cross for Gabriel's goal saw Willian provide a fabulous assist and level up the score at 1-1 in the game.

However the winger was relatively quiet during the game and was substituted in the 65th minute for Reiss Nelson.

Bukayo Saka 5/10 - Saka worked hard however, he couldn’t create a spark or moment of difference for his teammates.

Saka should have taken advantage of a brilliant ball played into him by Hector Bellerin however, the young winger hit the shot wide.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 4/10 - Aubameyang marked a very isolated figure up front on his own.

He didn’t get any service or chances created for him at all. Arsenal most definitely need to get him scoring again and creating chances if they want to start winning games again.

Substitutes:

Rob Holding 5/10 - Holding came on for the second half, replacing David Luiz. No goals were conceded whilst Holding was on the pitch and he looked calm in possession.

Along with the other Arsenal defenders however, he struggled with the pace of Wolves front 3 especially the speedy Adama Traore.

Reiss Nelson 5/10 - Nelson came on in the 65th minute for teammate Willian.

The 20 year old winger worked tirelessly throughout his time on the pitch and put some balls into the box as well as taking on the Wolves defenders with his pace and trickery.

Lacazette 4/10 - Lacazette made an appearance in the final 10 minutes. The Frenchman didn’t receive the ball much at all and didn’t have enough time to make an impact on the game.

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