Arsenal clinched the Premier League title with a 3-2 win over Liverpool on Sunday afternoon, returning to the top of the table.
Mikel Arteta named a strong starting lineup, as anticipated. Nonetheless, Takehiro Tomiyasu was named at left-back, with Kierney on the bench and Oleksandr Zinchenko missing out totally.
Arsenal opened the scoring in lower than a minute. Martin Odegaard delivered a superb pass to Gabriel Martinelli, who coolly slotted home to place the Gunners on the board.
Darwin Nunez then equalized after a great pass from Luis Diaz, with the Uruguayan on hand to tap home.
Arsenal took the lead again simply seconds earlier than half-time. A blistering counter-attack led to Martinelli driving into the Liverpool field, with the Brazilian choosing out Bukayo Saka on the again publish to faucet house.
Liverpool brought themselves level for the second time simply seven minutes into the second half, nevertheless. A great pass from Diogo Jota found Roberto Firmino, who hit his shot across Aaron Ramsdale and into the net.
Arsenal were dominant after the restart, though, and their superiority was rewarded through Saka converting from the spot after Thiago kicked Gabriel Jesus whereas making an attempt to clear the ball.
The Gunners’ third lead was one they wouldn’t relinquish as they moved back to the top of the league desk and 14 points clear of Liverpool.
Arsenal 3-2 Liverpool: talking points as Gunners show title credentials
The game supplied loads of speaking factors. Here they’re.
- Arsenal prove title credentials
The game was billed as proving one among two things to the football world: either Arsenal isn’t quite there but, or they’re real title contenders. The 3-2 victory over Liverpool proves that Mikel Arteta’s side is officially in the ‘race.’
It was an outstanding performance that noticed Arsenal take the lead twice earlier than being pulled back, however fortunately, it was third time lucky as they now lead Liverpool by 14 points.