Arsenal v Newcastle player ratings – Independently sourced
What were your Arsenal v Newcastle player ratings?
Interesting to get an outside perspective and the industry leader for an independent viewpoint is the whoscored rating system (used by numerous sections of the football industry; including media, bookmakers and clubs themselves).
Over 200 raw statistics are used to calculate the player ratings and are weighted according to influence in the game – taking into account the area of the pitch and its outcome for each important event.
The marks overall of the Arsenal v Newcastle player ratings meant that United players on average rated 6.62, compared to Arsenal’s 7.33.
Arsenal predictably had the five top rated performers and it tells the story of the match that their top three were attacking players, while Newcastle’s defenders and goalkeeper were mostly marked down.
Gouffran and Cisse had shockers as well and were marked down accordingly.
6.9 Cabella (Sub)
6.5 Riviere (Sub)
6.1 Armstrong (Sub)
Arsenal: 8.7 Cazorla, 8.6 Sanchez, 8.3 Giroud, 8.1 Bellerin, 7.6 Gibbs, 7.5 Oxlade-Chamberlain, 7.4 Debuchy, 7.3 Welbeck, 7.3 Szczesny, 7.2 Mertesacker, 6.7 Flamini
Subs: 6.1 Coquelin, 6.0 Maitland-Niles, 5.9 Podolski
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