Arsenal’s victory in Liverpool’s field is long

Arsenal's victory in Liverpool's field is long

Arsenal’s victory in Liverpool’s field is long. Arsenal last won a Premier League game at Liverpool in 2012. Arsenal came to Anfield with the aim of achieving that victory. Early on, Mikel Arteta’s side created chances. But in the end, the Gunners had to wait for a long time as they could not hold the lead anymore. And the Allreds are happy to save a valuable point by drawing at home.

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Arsenal drew 1-1 against hosts Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday (December 23). The Gunners went ahead with Gabriel’s goal at the beginning of the day. However, in the first half, Mohamed Salah equalized the Allreds by returning the goal. With this, Arsenal are winless in 11 consecutive matches at Liverpool. Current Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta was in Arsenal’s XI when the Gunners last won in September 2012.

Arsenal, the top team in the points table, took the lead in the fourth minute. Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard’s free-kick from the left side was scored by Brazilian defender Gabriel in the ball box.

Liverpool, which was somewhat cornered from the beginning of the match, returned to equality in the 29th minute. Trent Alexander-Arnold lofted a through pass to Mohamed Salah from midfield. The Egyptian forward took the ball from the right and scored at the near post.

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This is Salah’s 12th goal in 18 matches in the current league. Only Arling Holland is above him with 14 goals.

Liverpool played more attacking football in the second half. However, they could not create a sure goal opportunity.

In the 72nd minute, Liverpool did not get a goal due to misfortune. They counter-attack by blocking an opponent’s attack. Alexander-Arnold took a Zoral shot after receiving Salah’s pass in the D-box. The ball eluded the goalkeeper but rebounded off the post.

Arsenal came to the top with 1 point more than Liverpool by drawing the match. Arsenal have 12 wins and 4 draws in 18 matches. Liverpool is second with 39 points from 11 wins and 6 draws. 39 points equal to Liverpool, Aston Villa, behind the goal difference, they are number three.

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Meanwhile, Tottenham beat Everton 2-1 in another game of the day. Tottenham took the lead in the ninth minute with Richarlison’s goal. Captain Son Heung-min doubled the lead in the 18th minute. Andre Gomes scored a goal for Everton in the 82nd minute of the second half.

In this victory, Tottenham has risen to number four, topping Manchester City with 36 points in 18 matches. One match less City’s collection of 34 points in 17 matches.