Emphatic Liverpool End Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run

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With a crushingly ordinary victory at Anfield, Liverpool snapped Arsenal’s 10-game unbeaten run in all competitions. Sadio Mane opened the scoring in the first half, heading in Trent Alexander-free-kick. Arnold’s

Before Mohamed Salah tucked home a Mane cross, Diogo Jota took advantage of a Nuno Tavares error to roll into an empty net. Alexander-Arnold was once again the provider, this time teeing up Japanese substitute Takumi Minamino to make it 4-0 with his first touch, only 48 seconds after coming on.

Liverpool moves up to second place in the Premier League with the win, while Arsenal remains in fifth place.

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Bukayo Saka posed a counter-attacking threat, but Alisson was at ease when needed upon, and Liverpool’s centre-back pairing of Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip were sturdy.

Despite the four goals, it was rarely a lively match, however a touchline brawl between Klopp and Mikel Arteta in the first half elicited a reaction from the spectators.

Source: BBC Sport

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