2. Oleksandr Zinchenko
In games like this, Zinchenko is honestly a cheat code. His composure and technical quality are incredible in the build-up and the extra midfielder was impossible for Bournemouth to deal with, who were outnumbered in the midfield.
The Ukrainian plays very positively, always looking forward. He was able to carry the ball out of the Arsenal half on a few occasions, as well as finding intelligent passes that get the boys ticking. In fact, he played the most passes of any player on the pitch.
He also put in a very good defensive performance, winning six out of nine ground duels. Zinchenko has looked more resolute defensively as of late and it’s a big boost to the defence.
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