rsenal were held to a 0-0 draw at Leeds United as both sides failed to find the net.

Simon Collings delivers his verdict on how the players performed…

Kept Arsenal in it with a number of brilliant saves. Denied Patrick Bamford in the first-half and then produced a strong hand to stop Stuart Dallas after the break.

Accomplished on the ball and solid for most of the game. Helped Arsenal keep a much-needed clean sheet after that loss to Aston Villa.

Could have joined Leeds in the summer when it looked like he would leave Arsenal on loan. Stayed and was decent tonight.

Not his usual bullying self, but still performed okay. Looked comfortable playing in a two with Holding.

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Played 300 minutes for Scotland during the international break, but managed another 90 here. Solid as ever in defence and overlapped when he could.

Looked lively and hurtled around the pitch all game. Tried to get things going and never shirked from demanding the ball.

Sat in and screened the defence with minimal fuss. Had a tough second-half when playing against a Leeds side with an extra man.

Sent off five minutes into the second half after needlessly butting heads with Ezgjan Alioski. Now due to be suspended for north London derby.

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A few nice moments as he drove with the ball from midfield. Was brought off after Pepe had been sent off and Arsenal changed formation.

A few bits of trickery, but once again he was largely anonymous for Arsenal. Ended up being hooked at half-time for Reiss Nelson.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 5

Played through the middle but was a similar story to when he is on the left. Starved of service once again.

Reiss Nelson (Willian 45’) 6

Came on at half-time and added some pace and creativity. Had to spend time doing defensive work after Pepe red card.

Bukayo Saka (Willock 57’) 7

One of Arsenal’s better players when he came on. Missed a great chance to win the game late on.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Saka 90’) N/A

Subs not used: Runarsson, Mustafi, Nketiah and Lacazette.

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