Sunday Night Clash: Arsenal beat Liverpool

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Arsenal are maintaining their superb form in the English Premier League. Last night, they had a massive test in Emirates Stadium, where they faced Liverpool. Arsenal had no alternative way to go to the top of the table than defeating Liverpool. So the home team outplayed the Klopp boys to earn three points from the match. Therefore, Arsenal go the top of the table with 24 points. Meanwhile, Liverpool have slipped down to the 10th place with 10 points.

As it happened

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta set up the team formation with 4-3-3, where he deployed Bukayo Saka and Martinelli with Gabriel Jesus in the front. On the other hand, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp changed his usual formation against the Gunners. He played Liverpool in a 4-2-3-1 formation, where Darwin Nunez played as the center forward. Salah, Diogo Jota, and Luis Diaz played just behind Nunez.

However, the home team stunned the visitors very early as Gabriel Martinelli scored a brilliant goal in the 58th second. It has become the fastest goal in the history of Arsenal.

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Taking the lead, the home team tried to play defensively. Besides, Liverpool became desperate to find the equalizer. They pushed Arsenal highly to find the net. Finally, the All-Reds equalized as Darwin Nunez scored a goal in the 34th minute. However, Arsenal took only 15 minutes to score again. This time, Bukayo Saka found the net just before the half-time whistle.

Returning from the break, Jurgen Klopp deployed Roberto Firmino. And guess what? The Brazil international gave a lifeline to Liverpool by scoring a stunning goal in the 53rd minute. It seemed the match would end in a 2-2 tie. But the drama wasn’t over there.

In the 76th minute, Diogo Jota fouled Gabriel Jesus inside the box. As a result, the match referee offered a penalty kick to Arsenal, from where Bukayo Saka scored for the Gunners. After that, Liverpool tried hard to find the equalizer. But Arsenal defended very well in the remaining minutes so that they didn’t concede any more. As a result, Arsenal won the match at Emirates Stadium with a 3-2 margin against Liverpool.