Arteta’s team beat the champion 2-1 at the Emirates Staidum with goals from Lacazette and Nelson. Mané had put the Reds ahead.
Liverpool fell asleep on his laurels and suffered before Arsenal his third loss in Premier League. The London team took advantage of the defensive errors of their rival and won 2-1 in the Emirates Stadium with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Reiss Nelson. Sadio Mané he had converted the first goal of the match.
The champions were close to opening the scoreboard with an error by Emiliano Martínez, who rejected on the body of Roberto Firmino and the rebound in the Brazilian crashed into the post. The Gunners were saved on that first occasion, but on the second, the visiting team was put in advantage through Mané, who defined after a rating by Andrew Robertson at 20 ‘.
Mikel Arteta’s team reacted quickly and after 32 minutes they reached the tie on their first approach, thanks to a bad pass from Virgil van Dijk. Lacazette was attentive, recovered the ball in the rival area and beat Alisson Becker. It seemed that they would go to halftime, but Liverpool made another big mistake in defense that this time Nelson capitalized to turn the result.
Injured in his pride, the Klopp team went out to look for a draw from the start of the complement, stood in rival field and generated some chances from the feet of Mané and Salah, although he could not beat the Argentine goalkeeper of the Gunners.
Arsenal held the advantage until the final whistle, despite the attacks of the champion, and was left with three points that give him hope of qualifying for the Europa League. They are in ninth place with 53 units, with only two dates left for the completion of the Premier.
With this defeat, Liverpool will not be able to meet the goal of exceeding the record of 100 points that Manchester City achieved in the 2017-18 season, since the Reds accumulate 93 units when there are six at stake.
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