Koscielny was in action for Arsenal in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final tie against Valencia at the Emirates Stadium in North London on Thursday evening.
The 33-year-old French central defender had an injury, but he soldiered on and was superb at the back.
According to WhoScored, against Valencia, Koscielny had a pass accuracy of 83%, won two headers, took 59 touches, and made two tackles, three interceptions and one clearance.
The defender has made 13 starts and three substitute appearances in the Premier League for Arsenal this season, scoring three goals in the process, according to WhoScored.
Arsenal legend Wright has praised Koscielny on Twitter, with some fans of the North London outfit responding to his message.
True Arsenal captain through and through— Hannah Jane Butterfield (@hannahjbutters) May 2, 2019
Hugely disrespected by fans sometimes wrighty— Alfie (@Alfie67140616) May 2, 2019
He just payed for his mistake against Athletico Madrid last season, defended well and occasionally drove forward like an attacking midfielder. Thumbs Up @6_LKOSCIELNY— Santi Sammy Bee (@Sammybee881) May 2, 2019
He got injured— Hugo Larsson (@HugoLarsson_26) May 2, 2019
He was limping at the 20 minute mark, but he stayed on. Fought till the end.— Evans Ogbebor (@Philistine55) May 2, 2019
Arsenal won the match against Valencia 3-1 at home, thanks to a double from Alexandre Lacazette and one from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The Gunners will be confident of winning the second leg in Spain and progressing to the final of the Europa League.
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