15 February 2015

Arsenal 2-0 Boro: Vote for Player Ratings!

Olivier Giroud scored twice in two minutes, both of them deft near-post one-touch finishes, and Arsenal booked its place in the FA Cup sixth round with a confident if not commanding victory. Middlesbrough had a few chances, but ultimately there was little doubt as to the outcome. It may have lacked the swash-buckling style that some might have hoped for, but also absent was the tetchier, arse-clenching moments other Prem sides have suffered. Have your say in the ratings-poll below. For what it's worth, I've dropped subs from the poll as they haven't had enough of an impact to register. We'll take a closer look at the match itself later. For now, enjoy the fact that we're through to the next round with no fresh injury-worries. On to the poll...