Player Ratings: Bayern Munich 1-0 Arsenal (Agg 3-2)

Man of the Match – Joshua Kimmich (8.5): Deployed in a new right-back role, Joshua Kimmich was all over the pitch on Wednesday against Arsenal. The German utility man put in a colossal performance, and he didn’t just defend – he also scored the only goal of the match with a powerful header, perfectly delivered by Raphaël Guerreiro.

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Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1)

Manuel Neuer (7): The German goalkeeper reassured his defense with the saves he had to make. Solid on his line, he was also impeccable with his distribution.

Joshua Kimmich: See above.

Matthijs de Ligt (7): Starting both legs, the Dutch international defender showed character. He didn’t let anything past him. He especially didn’t give any gifts to the English attackers.

Eric Dier (6.5): The loanee from Tottenham also met expectations. Alongside De Ligt, he played a full match.

Noussair Mazraoui (7): The Moroccan midfielder had a mission. Defensively, he controlled Bukayo Saka. Offensively, he also contributed enormously.

Konrad Laimer (6.5): Starting as in the first leg, the Austrian midfielder was valuable on Wednesday against Arsenal.

Leon Goretzka (7): A monumental match from Leon Goretzka, who commanded respect in midfield. Positioned in front of the defense, he arguably played one of his best matches of the season.

Leroy Sané (6): A constant threat on his flank as in the first leg, Leroy Sané brought a lot offensively, even though he wasn’t decisive.

Jamal Musiala (7): The best Bavarian player on the pitch with Joshua Kimmich. The German attacking midfielder caused damage with his acceleration.

Raphaël Guerreiro (7): The Portuguese was arguably the surprise in Bayern Munich’s starting lineup. It was he who provided the assist to Joshua Kimmich for the only goal of the match.

Harry Kane (6): A scorer in the first leg, Harry Kane was less visible on Wednesday. The English striker touched the ball very little and was not dangerous.

Arsenal (4-3-3)

David Raya (5): After an unconvincing performance in the first leg, the Spanish goalkeeper put in a better shift in the return match despite Arsenal’s elimination. He was powerless to prevent the goal conceded.

Ben White (5): Another rather difficult evening for the English defender, who was manhandled throughout the match.

Takehiro Tomiyasu (4): Following Zinchenko’s disastrous performance against Aston Villa last Sunday, the Japanese full-back was Arteta’s preferred choice to start the encounter. The former did not score points with his manager.

William Saliba (4): The defeat against Aston Villa was still fresh in the mind of the French international defender, who did not display his usual composure.

Gabriel (4): Although he made life difficult for Harry Kane, the Brazilian defender hesitated, just like his center-back partner.

Martin Ødegaard (5): The matches are now becoming increasingly similar for the Norwegian midfielder, who has not been decisive in his last four matches.

Jorginho (5): After being a substitute against Aston Villa on Sunday, Jorginho returned to his starting role. Partnered with Ødegaard and Rice, the former Chelsea player could not prevent his team’s elimination.

Declan Rice (4.5): The Englishman was the most mobile player in midfield on Wednesday. Offensively and defensively, the former West Ham

Bukayo Saka (4): Well-marshaled by Mazraoui and even Guerreiro at times, Bukayo Saka did not have the opportunity to shine on Wednesday against Bayern Munich.

Kai Havertz (4.5): Subdued against Aston Villa last Sunday, the German midfielder did not shine against Bayern Munich either. He is indeed far from his recent performances.

Gabriel Martinelli (5): Starting for the first time since his return from injury, the Brazilian winger caused a lot of problems for the Bavarian defense but was never able to be decisive.

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