Player Ratings: PSV Eindhoven 2-0 Arsenal

Arsenal lose 2-0 to PSV on a disappointing Europa League evening in Eindhoven

Player Ratings: PSV Eindhoven 2-0 Arsenal

PSV celebrate their second goal against Arsenal during their 2-0 victory over Arsenal on Thursday evening


Mikel Arteta's Arsenal were soundly beaten by PSV on a disappointing evening in Eindhoven.

The Premier League leaders Arsenal missed a chance to seal top spot in Europa League Group A as they lost to Ruud Van Nistlerooy's outift in the Netherlands on Thursday evening. 

However, despite the loss, the North Londoners only require a point to avoid the need for a pair of February play-off matches and head qqualify for the last 16 next March.

Joey Veerman's first-time finish from 16 yards and a header by substitute Luuk de Jong - after a mistake by keeper Aaron Ramsdale on his European debut - saw Arteta's side lose in Europe for the first time this term

Find out which players impressed with the Gooner Fanzine ratings

GK: Aaron Ramsdale - 5/10 - Conceded two goals, had two more disallowed and yet his performance was still one of merit 

RB: Takehiro Tomiyasu - 4/10 - Wasn't as tight on Gaxpo as his dogged displays would have indicated

CB: William Saliba - 4/10 - A disappointing display from such a talented defender 

CB: Rob Holding - 4/10 - Could and should have done better for the opening goal

LB: Kieran Tierney - 5/10 - A worryingly ineffectual display

CM: Martin Odegaard (c) - 5/10 - Not as influential as he would have liked 

CM: Albert Sambi Lokonga - 4/10 - Next time he bangs on Arteta's door to demand more game time the Arsenal boss will show him a video of this match

CM: Granit Xhaka - 5/10 - Contremps trying to get Gaxpo to leave the pitch 

RW: Fabio Vieira - 5/10 - Failed to leave his mark on the match

ST: Eddie Nketiah - 5/10 - PSV keeper Walter Benitez thwarted the striker to round-off a disappointing evening

LW: Gabriel Martinelli - 6/10 - Booked to cap a dispiritng evening in the Netherlands

SUB: Thomas Partey (57' for Sambi Lokonga) - 4/10

SUB: Bukayo Saka (57' for Odegaard) - 5/10 

SUB: Gabriel Jesus (64' for Holding) - 5/10

SUB: Ben White (74' for Tierney) - 5/10

SUB: Gabriel (74' for Tomiyasu) - 5/10


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