Uncommon errors from Virgil van Dijk and Alisson compounded a rusty Liverpool to their third defeat of the season as Arsenal ended their hopes of breaking the Premier League factors report.
Having been humiliated by Tottenham on the weekend, the Gunners have been determined to placed on a superb present in opposition to the champions.
And so they did simply that, ending Liverpool’s probabilities of beating Man City’s report 100-point complete set within the 2017/18 season.
Mikel Arteta’s males couldn’t have gotten off to a worse begin, nevertheless, with some wayward passing leading to Sadio Mane tapping residence Andy Robertson’s pinpoint cross after 20 minutes.
Virgil Van Dijk has rightly been praised for his performances on the coronary heart of the Liverpool defence however he gifted Arsenal an equaliser.
The Holland worldwide was pressed by Reiss Nelson and handed the ball straight into the trail of Alexandre Lacazette, who was left with a easy end to haul the hosts degree.
Issues went from unhealthy to worse for the Liverpool defence when goalkeeper Alisson appeared to play out from the again however solely picked out an alert Lacazette and he performed in Nelson to provide Arsenal the lead.
And finally, regardless of testing Emiliano Martinez in objective, Jurgen Klopp’s males all-conquering males have been powerless to forestall a 3rd defeat of the season.
Arsenal leapfrogged Burnley to ninth within the Premier League standings following the victory, with the Clarets drawing with Wolves earlier within the night.
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