Everton 2-1 Arsenal player ratings: Mesut Ozil gets a 3 as the Gunners stumble at Goodison Park

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Everton beat Arsenal 2-1 to dent Arsene Wenger’s side’s title-hopes.

Alexis Sanchez gave the Gunners the lead early in the first-half. The Chilean lined up a free-kick on the edge of the penalty area and his powerful effort cannoned off Ashley Williams before finding it’s way into the back of the Everton net. You can see Sanchez’s 12th Premier League goal of the season by clicking here.

The Toffees drew level on the stroke of half-time through Seamus Coleman. Leighton Baines cut inside Hector Bellerin on the left-channel before delivering an in-swinging cross into the Arsenal penalty area. His delivery was headed down into the ground and past the helpless Petr Cech. Click here to see how Coleman drew his side level.

Everton player ratings: Stekelenburg 6, Coleman 8, Jagielka 6, Williams 7, Baines 7, McCarthy 7, Gueye 8, Barkley 6, Valencia 5, Lukaku 6, Lennon 5.

Arsenal player ratings: Cech 5, Bellerin 6, Gabriel 5, Koscielny 5, Monreal 6, Coquelin 5, Xhaka 6, Walcott 4, Ozil 3, Oxlade-Chamberlain 6, Sanchez 8.

Man of the match – Idrissa Gueye: Gueye has been one of the breakout stars of the season for Everton since joining in the summer. Today he put in a typically well-polished performance in the middle of the park.

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