It goes about saying that Arsenal gave a good account of themselves at Anfield, but the statistics don’t lie, and Jurgen Klopp’s men were simply a class above their opponents. Arsenal missed a very big chance to make it in the second half when Lacazette failed to beat Alisson one-on-one. Substitute Diogo Jota sealed the victory with a debut goal when he swept a shot into the corner from the edge of the penalty area
It only took them nine minutes to flip the game on its head thanks to goals from Sadio Mane and Robertson. It gave Liverpool the kick up the backside the needed.
Diogo Jota Scores His Debut Goal for liverpool
Liverpool only made sure of victory tonight in the 88th minute, when Jota’s goal finally put to bed a contest they had lorded since the first whistle. And it proves Diogo Jota becoming just the 13th player to score on his Premier League debut for the Reds.
Nevertheless, That is just the tip of the iceberg,
Liverpool was good value for their victory and Sky Sports commentator Gary Neville called it one of the ” the most complete performances of the season”
Controversy at Anfield
We all live in a VAR-ruled world refereeing controversy couldn’t be higher and Arsenal fans thought they should have been playing against 10 men within the opening minutes
Mane was lucky to escape unpunished after footage appeared to show him elbowing Kieran Tierney in the face.
The debate in the Premier League about the current handball rule is even fiercer than suggestions that Mane should have been dismissed
However, there’s a strong contingent of fans on social media that thins Jota’s third goal should have been disqualified for handball.
Both teams will return to Anfield on Thursdays to play each other in the fourth round of the EEL Cup
What Happens when Liverpool eventually start Purring?
There’s been a lot of positive talk about what Arteta is building at Arsenal, but after the match they were shown where the bar is at the top end of the Premier League, the one beneath that can still get the job done by the way.
Nevertheless, Liverpool only made sure of the victory in the 88th minute Jota’s goal made his team win. Liverpool is coasting at the moment, with three wins out of the three while at perhaps 80% of their capacity.