sport news Atletico Madrid 1-0 Arsenal (agg 2-1): PLAYER RATINGS

Arsene Wenger's hopes of a fairy tale end to his Arsenal tenure came to an end as his team were beaten 1-0 by Atletico Madrid in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Diego Costa capitalised on a lapse in concentration from Hector Bellerin to score the only goal of the game moments before half-time as the Spanish outfit won the semi-final 2-1 on aggregate.

Sportsmail's SAMI MOKBEL was at the Wanda Metropolitano to provide his player ratings...



ARSENAL (4-3-2-1)

David Ospina - 6

Arsenal’s defence look a bag of nerves when he plays. Why not start Petr Cech? 

Hector Bellerin - 5.5

Found himself in promising positions but his final ball was utterly disappointing. 

Shkodran Mustafi - 6

Had to take on the mantle of Arsenal’s lead centre-back but struggled to contain Costa. Booked. 

Laurent Koscielny - 5

Heartbreaking night for the skipper after he was stretchered off. His World Cup hopes must be in tatters. 

Nacho Monreal - 6

Always gives everything but Arsenal need an upgrade this summer. Booked. 

Aaron Ramsey - 6.5

Drove the team forward with some piercing runs but couldn't produce the final pass. 

Granit Xhaka - 5.5

Too slow in possession. The pace of Arsenal’s game drops unnecessarily when he’s on the ball. 

Jack Wilshere - 7

Took the armband after Koscielny’s injury and led by example before being subbed. Booked. 

Danny Welbeck - 6.5

Phenomenal work-rate from the England star but couldn’t influence the

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