The Czech International put in a man of the match performance as the Current Holders edged through to the Fifth Round of the FA Cup. Rosicky received an 9.58 rating. (WhoScored.com)
Tomas started off on the left in an attacking trio of himself, Ozil and Walcott, playing behind French Striker Olivier Giroud. With high expectations when it comes to passing at a club like Arsenal, the attacking midfielder had a good pass accuracy of 87.3%. His passing range included long passes (4). He made 3 key passes in the game, the most significant one leading to Arsenal doubling their lead in the 23rd minute, courtesy of Mesut Ozil. Continuing to be a burst of energy anywhere on the pitch, he made 90 touches and 6 dribbles. Playing originally in a wide position, he also produced 2 crosses.
His efforts in the game was rewarded when Giroud placed the ball for Rosicky as he smashes it home on the volley (59′). One of a 3 shots he made in the game. A wonderful goal.
He also gave his fair share defensively, with 2 clearances as well as 2 interceptions.
Like many have said, Little Mozart is like fine wine, blessed with loyalty.