Arsenal v Everton – Mesut Özil assists Gunners to victory [divider]
Arsenal beat Everton today in the 27th round of the Premier League at the Emirates stadium to move into third place.
Mesut Özil started against Everton despite having a disappointing game in the 3-1 loss against Monaco in the Champions League Last 16 first-leg.
Özil setup Olivier Giroud with the opening goal from the corner spot and provided the pass that led to Tomas Rosicky’s goal in the last minutes.
The World Cup winner made 47 passes at a 92 percent accuracy and completed five key passes over the duration of the game. Özil was given an 8.00 rating by Whoscored.
The 26-year-old now has two goals and five assists in the Gunners last five league games.
The Toffees are now without a win in their last four Premier League games and have lost seven or their last eight games away from home.
Arsenal – Everton
Arsenal: Ospina, Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Gibbs, Coquelin, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud
Subs: Szczesny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Chambers, Rosicky, Walcott, Welbeck
Everton: Howard; Coleman, Jagielka, Stones, Garbutt; McCarthy, Besic, Barry; Mirallas, Barkley; Lukaku
Subs: Robles, Gibson, Kone, Naismith, Osman, Lennon, Alcaraz.