‘Only Mustafi Had More Tackles’, ‘Most Passes’, ‘Most Chances’ – Arsenal Fans React To Mesut Ozil Display Against Cardiff City

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BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - OCTOBER 04: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Qarabag FK and Arsenal at on October 4, 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Arsenal beat Cardiff City 1-0 at the Emirates in the Premier League on Tuesday evening.

Gunners boss Unai Emery gave Ozil his first start for the team in 2019 and also gave him the captains armband.

Ozil made his first appearance of the year last week in the FA Cup against Manchester United.

We took a look at how Arsenal fans reacted to Ozil’s display on social media after the game.

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Arsenal fans responded to Ozil’s display and had a lot to say about his defensive work.

The playmaker of Turkish origin has been heavily criticized for his work rate, not tracking back and not putting in enough defensive work.

Only Shkodran Mustafi made more tackles than Ozil who also managed to complete the most passes and create the most chances.