Arsenal 1-2 Southampton: Player Ratings For League Cup Defeat, With Young Defenders Impressive, But David Ospina Disappointing

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CaughtOffside rates the Arsenal players for their performances against Southampton…

Arsenal 1-2 Southampton – A stunning strike from Nathaniel Clyne was enough to see Southampton past a young Arsenal side in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Nathan Clyne Goal – watch wonder-striker from defender
Dusan Tadic Penalty – watch Southampton level the scores
Alexis Sanchez Free-Kick – watch Arsenal take the lead

Alexis Sanchez, one of the few experienced names in Arsene Wenger’s team, put the Gunners ahead with an excellent free-kick, only for Dusan Tadic’s penalty to draw the Saints level. Clyne then grabbed what proved to be the winner five minutes before half-time.

Read the full Arsenal ratings below:

GK) David Ospina – 5

David Ospina, Arsenal training

An uninspiring debut from the Colombian, who will think he could have done more with Clyne’s thunderous strike.

RB) Hector Bellerin – 7

Barcelona v Arsenal - UEFA Youth League Quarter Final

An impressive performer from the teenager, who was much more settle in this game than he was against Dortmund.

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