Chelsea player ratings as N’Golo Kante slip costs Blues in Arsenal fight back

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea somehow failed to beat Arsenal despite having a one-man advantage for more than an hour of their London derby at Stamford Bridge.

The Gunners ran themselves into the ground and fought back twice to earn a 2-2 draw.

Jorginho, who converted a penalty won by Tammy Abraham, and Cesar Azpilicueta each put Chelsea in front during the Premier League thriller.

David Luiz saw red against his old club for the spot-kick too when he brought down Abraham last man.

But equalisers from Gabriel Martinelli and Hector Bellerin saw Arsenal come away from the game with a vital point as they look to climb back towards the European places under Mikel Arteta.

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N’Golo Kante’s costly slip allowed Martinelli to run the length of the pitch for his stunning solo goal.

And full-back Emerson Palmieri did nowhere near enough to stop Bellerin from cutting in on his left peg before curling the ball into the far post past Kepa Arrizabalaga, who also had a poor night.

Starsport has rated the performances of Chelsea’s players below.

Tammy Abraham won Chelsea’s penalty and drew the foul from David Luiz, which resulted in his red card
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Chelsea (4-3-3):

KEPA ARRIZABALAGA 5 – Has had some stick lately and never looked like stopping the equaliser

CESAR AZPILICUETA 7 – Strong in the tackle and popped up with a rare goal at a vital time

ANDREAS CHRISTENSEN 6 – Keeping Kurt Zouma out of the team. Almost scored with a first-half header

ANTONIO RUDIGER 6 – Bossed the back four and won most of his duels. Steady as ever

EMERSON 6 – Seems to lack a yard of pace. Could not get close to Martinelli for the equaliser

N’GOLO KANTE 5 – A slip worthy of Steven Gerrard gifted Arsenal an unlikely equaliser

JORGINHO 7 – Ice-cool as ever from the penalty spot to give Chelsea the lead.

MATEO KOVACIC 6 – Neat and tidy in midfield and put his foot in when he had to. Quietly impressive


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