Liverpool Star Slams Strikers after Arsenal Game

Liverpool Star Slams Strikers after Arsenal Game

Both sides played top quality football at the Emirates as Arsenal were on the backdrop of a 12-match unbeaten run.

Emery is a coach of real pedigree with concrete belief in his methods.

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah is still struggling from an injury and looks a pale shadow of the player who took England by storm previous year, according to Martin Keown.

Mane's form and consistent displays alongside Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah throughout last season earned him plenty of plaudits, and he has been productive once again this term.

"They've brought in many players to play in that position over the years to nearly make things tick".

The decision to disallow a Sadio Mane goal for offside was questionable, while Virgil van Dijk also hit a post.

Further forward, the talented but frustrating Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan continue to blow hot and cold, but the two flair players at least now put a shift in for the team and play with a sense of goal. He was bold and was rewarded.

"We are not compact enough", Klopp said. "I was actually waiting for Robin van Persie and Dennis Bergkamp".

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Alisson was called upon to push away Lucas Torreira's shot as Arsenal looked to level matters immediately, while Milner's reward for giving Liverpool the lead was a bloodied nose following a collision with Gomez.

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Liverpool kicked off the second half in a lively manner, when James Milner pounced on a Bernd Leno mistake.

Arsenal deserved a point from what, given the opposition, was arguably its most impressive performance of the season and it came thanks to one of Emery's substitutions: Alex Iwobi, who drifted in from the left and played a terrific ball through to Lacazette.

However, still unbeaten and grinding out results when not playing at their best, Liverpool continue to catch the eye and find themselves at the top of the table, with a maximum of two points possibly separating them from Manchester City should they win their game later in the weekend.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said only "crazy things" occurring would force his side to do business during the January transfer market.

Arsenal's resurgence is not exclusively down to the summer signing of the 22-year-old from Sampdoria. It was a ballsy switch from Emery but in keeping with his approach.

Liverpool recorded a 1-1 draw on the road away to Arsenal on Saturday evening in the Premier League. "He is improving. But also he has the ambition to do more".

Last week, the former Gunner made a rather bold prediction ahead of Arsenal's clash with Liverpool.

The opening first half saw each team create, and there was tons of space down the wings.

It is very early days.

"Nobody gave them presents and gave them points".

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