Arsenal and Chelsea played out an at times entertaining but ultimately unfruitful 0-0 draw at the Emirates that puts the Blues just that little bit closer to their first Premier League title in five years.
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Mourinho’s men were passionately celebrating at the end as if to confirm a draw is exactly what they came for and wanted and with a win on Wednesday away at Leicester and a home tie with Crystal Palace next weekend, the Premier League title will be returning to Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal, for their merit, gave it a good go and were certainly the more attacking, creative and ‘footballing’ side but couldn’t break through a steely Chelsea backline.
Here’s how we rated the Gunners in their Emirates stalemate:
GK: David Ospina – 6
Should arguably have given away a penalty when he clattered Oscar like a runaway train when the Brazilian tried an audacious chip in the first half.
Saved some decent Chelsea efforts in the 90 minutes and will be happy to have earned a clean sheet against the Champions-elect on his first outing against them.
RB: Hector Bellerin – 6
His intervention in the aforementioned clattering of Oscar stopped a certain Chelsea opener and despite his inexperience handled a difficult customer on the right in Eden Hazard.