Mesut Ozil pips West Ham's Dimirti Payet to the team of the week despite Arsenal defeat

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Mesut Ozil has been included in WhoScored‘s team of the week despite his sides disappointing 2-1 defeat at the hands of Watford FC.

The Gunners were eliminated from the FA Cup by the Hornets on Sunday meaning the Premier League is the only competition they realistically have a chance of winning.

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet was left out of the squad respite his stunning free-kick at Old Trafford in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United.



Ozil was Arsenal’s best player according the WhoScored and received a rating of 8.3.

The Germany international made the most key passes during the game (6) and took the most touches on the ball (117). Ozil also made 6 successful dribbles, two tackles and maintained a passing accuracy of 88%.

The defeat was Ozil’s first in the FA Cup since joining Arsenal on a record £42.5 million move from Real Madrid in 2013.

Arsenal take on Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League at the Camp Nou this week.

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