Liverpool draw shows Arsenal can play with top teams - Bernd Leno

Nov 04, 2018, 19:40
Liverpool draw shows Arsenal can play with top teams - Bernd Leno

Rashford came off the bench to snatch an injury-time victor against Bournemouth for Jose Mourinho's side, giving them a 2-1 victory and helping them keep pace with the top four.

Speaking after the game Klopp had few qualms over the result, praising Arsenal's performance, but the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Andy Robertson could be disappointed given their own efforts.

They'd have ranked 17th in the Premier League if the full-time whistle came after 45 minutes in the Premier League this season, while Liverpool had the best record at the break, going into this weekend.

"It's not possible for us to come here and dominate Arsenal like we want".

MF Lucas Torreira, 8 - A one-man wrecking crew in midfield at times, throwing himself about to win the ball back and constantly looking to instigate attacks.

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The draw took Liverpool top of the table by one point from champions Manchester City, who host Southampton on Sunday.

"And it was one time we didn't close Alex Iwobi and he plays the pass for the goal". This is an Arsenal team that still has more Achilles heels than is ideal, one of them in goal.

FW Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 6 - Arsenal's main danger man in the first half and used his pace to great effect to torment the Liverpool defenders.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Sadio Mane's first-half goal was wrongly ruled out for offside in his side's enthralling 1-1 draw at Arsenal.

Unfortunately, an intense showing was marred by some poor performances, chiefly from Fabinho and Trent Alexander-Arnold, while none of Klopp's front three were at top form.

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal were often undone by teams taking the game to them like this - Liverpool 5 Arsenal 1, for example - and reacted, some 15 years too late by introducing a 3-4-3 shape that didn't really work.

Emery's energy transmits itself to Arsenal's players and supporters. This was a club and fanbase that had become stale, in need of renewal and fresh hope.

The Gunners have now gone 15 games without defeat, winning 13, and snatched the equaliser against the Reds.

According to the same story, the Welsh midfielder has accepted that this will be his final campaign as an Arsenal player after a 10-season career at the north London side.

With the help of personnel and tactical changes instigated by the always animated Emery on the touchline, Arsenal found a way back.

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