Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Individual Player Statistics

There will be some grumbling from the supporters about the performance, but Arsenal won last night and the Champions League is very much a bottom-line competition.  Three points is three points, and here are the away team’s statistics:

- Aaron Ramsey had 94 touches of the ball, ten more than any other Arsenal player.

- Alexis Sanchez led the side with 4 shots.

- No visiting player hit the target more than once.

- Nacho Monreal completed 98.3% of his passes, more than any other starting Arsenal player.

- Per Mertesacker won a team-high 3 aerial-duels.

- Kieran Gibbs attempted 9 tackles, more than any other player.

- Gibbs also made twice as many interceptions as any of his teammates (4).

- Nacho Monreal made twice as many defensive-clearances as any other Arsenal player (6).

- Santi Cazorla attempted twice as many crosses as any of his teammates (6).

- Cazorla and Sanchez each completed a team-high 2 crosses.

- Aaron Ramsey attempted (10) and completed (7) more long-passes than any other visiting player.

- Jack Wilshere completed twice as many successful dribbles as any other player (4).

- Wilshere and Danny Welbeck were each fouled 3 times, a team-high.

- No Arsenal player was caught-offside.

- Kieran Gibbs was the most-dispossessed Arsenal player (4).

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