Liverpool beat Arsenal by two goals to nil in their Premier League clash last night, a crucial game for the Reds to beat Manchester City in their title race.
Until the half-time break there was no ball between the two teams despite each attacking side.
Diogo Jota scored Liverpool’s first goal in the 54th minute with an assist from Thiago Alcantara before Roberto Firmino’s free-kick was assisted by Andrew Robertson.
Jurgen Klopp did not start yesterday’s game with stars Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino until the break, with Jota and Diaz removed in a bid to confuse Arsenal, who were ruled out of the game but lost.
Experts are already speculating about the club’s chances of winning the Premier League again this year, due to a drop in the gap between them and Manchester City and their performances and determination but they have a big challenge in terms of planning. travel to the Etihad next month.
Arsenal went on the attack but Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker wasted the ball, meaning in three recent meetings the Londoners have failed to find the back of the net.
In 18 matches between the two sides, Arsenal have beaten Liverpool 2-1 on aggregate in July 2020, most of which they have lost or drawn.
Liverpool have now reduced their lead at the top of the Premier League to one point, posing a threat to Pep Guardiola’s side, who were nine points adrift last week.
Yesterday’s game was the third meeting between the two clubs in 2022 and both Liverpool are winning including one under the Challenge Cup which the Reds have already won after beating Chelsea.