With a decisive 3-2 win over Liverpool on Weekend at their home at Emirates Stadium, Arsenal kept up their hot start to the campaign and reclaimed first place inside the Premier League standings.
Liverpool suffered their 2nd Premier League loss of the season and fell to 10th position in the standings after goals from Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka in the initial and second minutes, accordingly.
Bukayo Saka in his post match interview with BT Sport said that in the last couple of seasons Liverpool was one of the teams that Arsenal have struggled Against. Therefore, it was special for them to finally register the win in front of these home fans.
Arsenal shock Liverpool starting at a frantic pace and they opened the scoring within a minute into the game. After a long run down the right flank, Saka sent scored crossed inside to Odegaard, whose cut sliced the Liverpool’s defence for a sharp pass that Martinelli grabbed and completed.
Arsenal Beat Liverpool In A Thriller Game:
The hosts initially gave off the impression that they were in control of the game, but Liverpool gradually gained control around halfway through the opening period. The increased effort by the team was paid 10 – 15 minutes from halftime when Darwin Nunez netted his second goal of this year’s premier league.
Nunez, who had a sluggish start after joining from Benfica for just a club-record amount in the summertime, expertly finished off Luis Diaz’s pass to tie the score. M oments later, the supplier Diaz was forced off the field due to injury.
A second period of pressure from Arsenal in the final minutes of the half was repaid, despite Liverpool’s comeback.
Once more, Liverpool’s right flank was open, which gave Martinelli the opportunity to send a perfect low cross to Bukayo Saka, who swept it in past Alisson.
Later, Arsenal scored again after a Liverpool equalizer.