Liverpool vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's third

Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's third

"But Liverpool don't do that, they don't give you that opportunity and that's a worry".

Sadio Mane caught Arsenal in possession as the Reds pounced, with Firmino picking up the ball and dribbling past two Arsenal shirts before coolly slotting home past Leno.

Liverpool remained dominant after the interval, but Aaron Ramsey did go close to pulling one back - his shot deflecting away from the target, before an offside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang comically put over from close range.

The German knows that pressure could be Liverpool's worst enemy, but the atmosphere in Anfield in recent games, also suggests that the Liverpool fans are starting to believe that this time the title challenge is for real.

Riyad Mahrez fired wide after a fine field-length City move then Mc Carthy produced another fine reaction stop this time from Aguero
Riyad Mahrez fired wide after a fine field-length City move then Mc Carthy produced another fine reaction stop this time from Aguero

Unai Emery admitted Arsenal have "a lot of work to do" after they were thrashed 5-1 by Liverpool.

But after a slow start, Salah, Firmino and Mane are beginning to show the form they did last season in smashing a combined 91 goals.

Substitutes: Henderson (6), Lallana (6), Clyne (N/A).

Mane and Salah's penalty had the game wrapped up by half-time and Firmino completed his hat-trick from the spot as Jurgen Klopp's men extended their unbeaten league start to 20 games and took another significant step towards a first league title since 1989/1990.

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The Brazil worldwide scored his second goal two minutes later when Firmino managed to evade two challenges and net just his second goal of the season at Anfield.

Still the visitors had not learned their lesson and when Alisson Becker brilliantly picked out Firmino on the right wing with a low, fizzing pass he released Salah into the area and Sokratis brought him down.

This according to reports might force Arsenal into having him sold so as to cash in to execute other transfer dealings having been linked with a number of midfielders, especially with the latest report that agent of Argentina worldwide Ever Banega is already in London to hold talks with the Gunners.

Substitutes: Koscielny (5), Lacazette (5), Guendouzi (5).

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Emery highlighted Maitland-Niles and Alex Iwobi for their positive displays, but said Arsenal lacked balance.

Unfortunately there isn't enough room for Arsenal's entire back four to be named for this unwanted award.

Arsenal, meanwhile, will be desperate to bounce back from the defeat when they host Fulham on New Year's Day.

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