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Shearer: Guendouzi was a warrior for Arsenal

23 Sep 2019
Matteo Guendouzi, Arsenal

Alan Shearer praises the Gunners midfielder whom he names in his Matchweek 6 Team of the Week

A "warrior" display from Matteo Guendouzi helped Arsenal beat Aston Villa 3-2 and earned the midfielder a place in Alan Shearer's Team of the Week from the sixth round of matches.

An ever-present for Unai Emery's side this season, Guendouzi was a powerhouse as Arsenal twice came from behind, and with a man down, to seal a dramatic late win.

Lukasz Fabianski (WHU) | WHU 2-0 MUN

The West Ham United goalkeeper made a vital save when his side were 1-0 up against Manchester United.

Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) | CHE 1-2 LIV

A superb goal by the right-back capped a very good performance by Jurgen Klopp's table-toppers.

Nathan Ake (BOU) | SOU 1-3 BOU

The AFC Bournemouth centre-back produced a powerful defensive display, not just scoring the opening goal at St Mary's.

Caglar Soyuncu (LEI) | LEI 2-1 TOT

The Turkish centre-back was solid, strong and defended very well against Harry Kane.

Aaron Cresswell (WHU) | WHU 2-0 MUN

The left-back came into the West Ham side and made an impact at both ends. He scored a stunning free-kick and didn't give anything away defensively either.

Matteo Guendouzi (ARS) | ARS 3-2 AVL

The young Frenchman made the most passes and created three chances. Arsenal needed a warrior to get past Villa and he turned up.

Kevin De Bruyne (MCI) | MCI 8-0 WAT

The gifted Belgian provided us with another stunning display of crossing and weighed in with a wonderful goal. What a strike!

James Maddison (LEI) | LEI 2-1 TOT

Maddison scored a brilliant winning goal and was my man of the match. His first England cap is coming very soon!

David Silva (MCI) | MCI 8-0 WAT

The Spanish magician was outstanding again. I just love watching him play.

Bernardo Silva (MCI) | MCI 8-0 WAT

In an incredible team performance by Manchester City, this Silva also stood out individually with a stunning hat-trick.

Chris Wood (BUR) | BUR 2-0 NOR

The powerful forward scored his first goals of the season to get three important points for Burnley.

Manager: Pep Guardiola (MCI) | MCI 8-0 WAT

After the disappointment of losing to Norwich City last week, Guardiola got his men back in unstoppable form, storming into a 5-0 lead in a record opening 18 minutes.

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