Arsenal Player Ratings From 5-1 Emirates Cup Thrashing Of Benfica: Yaya Sanogo And Calum Chambers Shine

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Arsenal have one hand on the 2014 Emirates Cup trophy after hamming Europa League finalists Benfica 5-1 in North London.

Yaya Sanogo scored four times, sandwiching his goals around a debut strike from Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell.

At the other end, Arsene Wenger’s young defence, including teenagers Calum Chambers and Hector Bellerin, coped very well with the occasion. A Nicolas Gaitan goal from a long throw-in was the only blot on their copybook.

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Here’s how the players rated:

Goalkeeper: Damian Martinez – 7

The Argentine stopper was a commanding presence behind an inexperienced backline. He made good saves to deny Salvio and Bebe.

Damian Martinez

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