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Player Ratings: Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United

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Starters

David De Gea: 8/10

Sharp and alert for some key saves. Tested more in the second half than in the first, but was up for it after again facing criticism for his performance mid-week.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka: 8/10

From the early moments Wan-Bissaka looked ready for this one. Excellent defensively breaking up Arsenal’s attacks, and got forward well. Nearly scored on a header too.

Victor Lindelöf: 7/10

Lindelof and Maguire again proving why they are the first-choice centre back pair. Good communication between the two, and held strong when Arsenal wrestled the momentum away.

Harry Maguire: 7/10

The second half brought some scarier moments for the United back line, but they stayed well organized against Arsenal’s rejuvenated attack. Had a key shot block in the second half.

Luke Shaw: 9/10

Best player on the pitch today. Gave United’s attack life on the left hand side, and did well to win the ball back. In great form at the moment.

Scott McTominay: 6/10

Subbed off in the first half with an apparent injury. The midfield sort of fell apart after that. Looked sharp until then.

Fred: 6/10

Other than a nice attempt early he produced some woeful play going forward, and his passing was well off the mark on several occasions. Put in good defensive work though, even as his workload doubled when McTominay went off injured.

Paul Pogba: 6/10

Pogba benefitted from the formation change, and became much more involved after being somewhat isolated on the left. Still didn’t contribute too much.

Bruno Fernandes: 6/10

Frustrated again today after failing to get United over the line. The team is perhaps over-reliant on Bruno’s game changing ability, but shouldn’t excuse his ineffectiveness.

Marcus Rashford: 5/10

Rashford was lively and involved, but looked well out of sync today with both his teammates and his own body. Poor touches, misplaced passes, and a big missed opportunity in front of goal where he neglected to pull the trigger. His goal drought in the league is beginning to become a problem.

Edinson Cavani: 5/10

Speaking of missed opportunities...

Cavani again provided good movement in the attacking third, but like his strike partner he failed to reach the heights. Missed a couple great chances to steal a win, including one very late in the game.

Substitutes

Anthony Martial: 5/10

An ineffective sub for McTominay, but did help to spread out the attack for United.

Mason Greenwood: N/A

On for the last few minutes, failed to contribute.

Manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 6/10

This is a tricky one to evaluate for Solskjaer, because for the most part the team he sent out were the dominant, more talented group. It was out of his hands to use his first sub early on McTominay, but probably should have utilized his 2 remaining subs better in the second half. Worrying start to the second half as well after dominating the first.