If you’d been handed an ugly win against Burnley beforehand, you’d have taken it, and that’s exactly what we got.
Martin Odegaard’s free kick was the most beautiful moment of a scrappy game, although with more precision in the final third, Arsenal could have hurt the home side more.
For the Gunners, Aaron Ramsdale, Takerhiro Tomiyasu and Gabriel stood out in a defensive sense, and in the end a second successive win – with a clean sheet – can’t be sniffed at too much. It wasn’t pretty, but job done.
Burnley 0-1 Arsenal – Player Ratings
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