Besiktas vs Arsenal player ratings: Alexis Sanchez, Jack Wilshere, Calum Chambers - who was the Gunners star man?

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Arsenal survived a hostile atmosphere and the sending-off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey to leave Istanbul with what could prove a priceless goalless draw against Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.

The Gunners were stretched by Slaven Bilic's well-drilled outfit, who almost took the lead right from kick-off at at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium through a long-range effort by former Chelsea striker Demba Ba.

However, the visitors held out and - but for some poor finishing by Olivier Giroud - could came netted an away goal, with substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain seeing his shot touched onto the post in the closing stages.

But who was the Gunners' man of the match? Click through the gallery bellow

Ramsey, who scored a stoppage-time winner against Crystal Palace on the opening day of the Premier League season, was dismissed for a second yellow card with 10 minutes left.