The visitors took the lead through Alexandre Lacazette’s goal in the 25th minute, before Liverpool replied via goals from Sadio Mane (28 ‘) and Andrew Robertson (34’). Diogo Jota’s goal in the second half ensured the home team’s victory, as well as sending Arsenal home empty-handed.
The defeat made Arsenal add to his bad record when undergoing an away party against the Premier League ‘Big Six’ team. Total The Gunners have fallen 26 times when visiting the headquarters of Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur since 2015.
Roy Keane, a former MU player who is now a pandit in England, criticized Arsenal’s defeat this time. In his view, there are three London Cannon players who played poorly against Liverpool and all played as defenders.
The three defenders include David Luiz, Kieran Tierney and Rob Holding. The three of them were even considered by Keane to hinder Arteta’s performance, who wanted to take Arsenal to a better level.
“There’s no way out of that except him [Arteta] still wants some improvements. The problem is, he is still stuck and he needs some new players to bring in, “he said Roy Keane to Monday Night Football, quoted from The Sun.
“We’ll see again tonight at their back row – I think there is a big question mark to David Luiz, Kieran Tierney and Rob Holding. Luiz is still doing something wrong inside of him,” he said of the three players. Arsenal who appeared silly at Anfield.
Footage of Arsenal’s defeat to Liverpool can be watched on Mola TV via the following link.