Tottenham 2-3 Arsenal: Player ratings as Gunners hold off Spurs fightback

  • Arsenal secured huge victory in N17
  • Gunners raced into 3-0 half-time lead
  • Spurs scored twice in second half to set up nervy conclusion
Arsenal secured a huge win in the derby
Arsenal secured a huge win in the derby / Nigel French/Allstar/GettyImages
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Mikel Arteta, Thomas Partey
Thomas Partey was a calming influence / Justin Setterfield/GettyImages

Thomas Partey (DM) - 8/10 - A calming presence at the base of midfield. Partey unlocked Spurs' press superbly at times, and despite picking up a booking late on, the Ghanaian provided plenty of steel in the middle of the park.

Declan Rice (CM) - 7.5/10 - Had produce a fine derby performance before his late penalty giveaway.

Martin Odegaard (CM) - 6.5/10 - Arsenal's surrendering of territory in the opening period meant Odegaard wasn't particularly influential until the second half.

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