A topsy-turvy match saw the Gunners fall behind against Carlo Ancelotti’s side early on at the Emirates, before coming back to win 3-2 in the second-half, thanks in no small part to a double from red-hot striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
But whilst he bagged the goals, Leno kept them out, and the German shot-stopper was absolutely essential in winning all three points, particularly in the second-half, where he pulled-off several excellent saves.
After the sound of the full-time whistle, social media has been awash with claims from Gooners that Leno now deserves to be considered in the same league as the likes of David de Gea, Manuel Neuer and Jan Oblak:
Do you think Bernd Leno deserves to be considered a world class goalkeeper, or is it still too early for that kind of talk?
Let us know in the comments section below…