Thomas Partey claimed the Man of the Match award in his full debut for Arsenal, as the Gunners sealed a come from behind win over Rapid Vienna in the UEFA Europa League.
The Ghana international produced a dominant midfield performance, helping Mikel Arteta’s side to a 2-1 win in Austria.
Thomas Partey stats on his Arsenal full debut
Partey was given a rating of 7.41 out of ten in a match he touched the ball 102 times, and won 100 percent of his tackles ( 5/5).
Other stats are:
Aerial Duels Won – 4/5
Shots – 1
Key Passes – 1
Dribbles – 1
Interceptions – 1
Completed passes: 83
Duels won: 10/13
Possession gained: 8
Pass Accuracy – 90%
In the first half, he recorded :
100% aerials battle
• 3 tackles (100% success rate)
• Touches: 47 •
Completed passes: 39 (95.1% successful).
• Duels won: 6/7
• Interceptions: 1
• Clearances: 1
• Possession gained: 1
• Yellow cards: 1
Goals from David Luiz and captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, clinched the win for Arsenal in their group opener.
Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, said after the game, “He held the midfield by himself, in the second half. He was fantastic, and there’s much more to come from him.”
Partey joined Arsenal on deadline day for £45 million from Atletico Madrid.