5 Chances created, 95% pass accuracy: Arsenal star Cazorla influential in key win

Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla had one of his best games n an Arsenal shirt this season.

Santi Cazorla put in a polished performance to help Arsenal register a 3-0 win at home to Burnley.

The Gunners scored all their goals in the final 20 minutes, with their 67% possession wearing down the visitors.

Alexis Sanchez's brace saw him pick up plenty of plaudits, yet it was Cazorla who was instrumental in helping Arsenal control the midfield.

  MatchKey PassesPassing AccuracyTouches
Santiago Cazorla Arsenal vs Burnley 5 95% 71
Santiago Cazorla Leicester vs Arsenal 4 91% 90
Santiago Cazorla Arsenal vs C. Palace 3 88% 107
Santiago Cazorla Sunderland vs Arsenal 2 84% 82
Santiago Cazorla Arsenal vs Hull 2 87% 135

As well as being tidy in possession, completing 95 per cent of his passes, Cazorla created five chances, more than he has done in any game this season in the Premier League.

Remarkably, he has not provided an assist for Arsenal in any competition since their 2-2 draw at Everton, yet the weekend's win showed it was not for lack of effort of quality.

In comparison with his four previous most creative games, Cazorla had less touches against Burnley, yet was able to do more with the ball in setting up goalscoring opportunities.

If there is an area of his game he did not shine so well in at the weekend, it was his shooting. Cazorla had six efforts on goal, only landing one on target, as he looks for his first goal since netting in the Community Shield.

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