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Last Updated: Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 21:08 GMT 22:08 UK
Arsenal ratings
Marks out of 10 for Arsenal's players in their Champions League quarter-final draw at Juventus.

Jens Lehmann - 6: Had little to do for an hour as Juve failed to pierce Arsenal's water-tight backline but kept his concentration to produce great stops to deny Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Pavel Nedved.


Emmanuel Eboue - 8 (STAR MAN): Wasted a good chance to square for a queue of team-mates in first half but he will be quickly forgiven. A bundle of energy - a full-back and winger in one package.


Matthieu Flamini - 7: Picked up an early booking and fortunate to be still on the pitch after flooring Nedved with an elbow. Arsenal will be glad he stayed as he put in another mature performance at left-back.


Philippe Senderos - 7: Is fast becoming Mr Dependable at the back for the Gunners. A no-nonsense performance from the young Swiss defender.


Kolo Toure - 7: Rarely tested at the back but went about his task with the usual minimum of fuss.


Cesc Fabregas - 7: Not quite the all-action hero of the first leg but he was still the pick of the central midfielders on show. Seems to choose the right option every time.


Gilberto Silva - 5: Could have settled the tie in the first half but produced a poor finish and a disappointing header.


Alexandr Hleb - 6: Became more influential in the second half, providing some valuable defensive help to Eboue. Could have sealed it with a late burst into the box but shot wide.


Fredrik Ljungberg - 6: Showed within four minutes why he was picked ahead of Pires with a great backtracking tackle on Mutu. A hard-working display that could have also included two late goals.


Jose Antonio Reyes - 6: Tackling back may not be his favourite pastime but he did an admirable job and looked a threat down the left. Blotted his copybook with a silly booking that will keep him out of the first leg of the semi-final.


Thierry Henry - 7: Did not see a great deal of the ball but when he did he tested and teased Juve's terrified defence. Spent more time in his own half than he would have liked - a real skipper's performance.


Substitutes

Robert Pires (Replaced Reyes, 63 minutes) - 5: Unhappy to be left out of the starting line-up. Given the last 30 minutes but the game seemed to pass him by.


Abou Diaby (Replaced Hleb, 87 minutes) - 6: Thrown on in the dying stages as Arsenal closed out the tie.




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