Liverpool defeated Arsenal 3-0 at the Emirates thanks to two goals from Diogo Jota and one from Mohamed Salah. Liverpool won their fourth game in a row and after Chelsea’s shocking 5-2 defeat to West Brom, the top four is most definitely in their reach.
The Reds are now currently fifth in the league and perhaps they can turn their temporary decline into a successful season.
Liverpool vs Arsenal: Game Summary
The Reds are showing signs of their former selves winning their fourth game in a row. Despite dominating the first half they weren’t able to score until the 63rd minute.
Its no surprise that the player that helped them break the deadlock was Jota. A beautiful cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold was met by a good header from Jota.
Salah made it 2-0 a couple of minutes later getting one on one with Leno after a poor tackle from Gabriel. The Egyptian scored his 18th goal in the Premier League by putting the ball through Leno’s legs.
Alexander-Arnold was once again involved in the third goal. A poor pass from Gabriel was cut out by the young right-back and put into the path of Salah.
Salah played a pass to Sadio Mane but it rolled past him into the path of Jota who put it in the back of the net with authority.
Trent Alexander-Arnold was a massive positive in this game for the Reds. He could have easily had a hattrick of assists against Arsenal.
It was surprising to see him dropped from the England team for the World Cup Qualifiers. He showed tonight that he is one of the best full-backs in Europe.
After the game Jurgen Klopp said: “Trent Alexander-Arnold showed his quality again.”
Thiago also continues to perform better with Fabinho in the midfield with him.
Liverpool next face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. With the team performing like they are, hopes of winning the competition for the seventh time are very realistic.
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