Liverpool Fight’s And Finally Beat Arsenal 3-1
Diogo Jota, Liverpool’s £ 45m new signing, scored a debut goal at home as the champions showed their determination to maintain an iron grip on their Premier League crown by coming back from an impressive win against Arsenal in Anfield.
The Gunners, who had won their first two league games, went ahead in the 25th minute when Alexandre Lacazette took advantage of Andrew Robertson’s error to shoot Alisson from close range, but they finished well beaten.
Liverpool, who kept their start to the season at 100% and placed second behind Leicester City, responded instantly when man of the match Sadio Mane pounced two minutes later after Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno could only push the shot of Mohamed Salah.
And Liverpool took the lead before the break when Robertson atoned for his earlier mistake by reaching the end of a Trent Alexander-Arnold cross to beat Leno.
Liverpool were far superior, but Arsenal will regret a great opportunity missed by Lacazette, who meekly shot Alisson when he was clean at 2-1 and his night was completed when Jota, making his Anfield bow after his Wolves play, Shooting. I went down past Leno from the edge of the area.
Liverpool’s response to Arsenal taking the lead sent a powerful message to anyone hoping to challenge Jurgen Klopp’s side for the Premier League title this season.
In contrast to the collapse we saw at Manchester City once Leicester City took control at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, Liverpool simply made an even bigger change after Lacazette swooped in to give the Gunners the upper hand.
Led by the irrepressible Mane, Liverpool again agreed in two minutes and a wave of attacks saw them ahead in the interval.
Mane is the star of the show in Liverpool right now, outshining even Salah with his potent mix of pace, work pace and goal threat.
Liverpool’s strength was also on display, with new signing Thiago Alcantara and Jordan Henderson lost to injury, they managed impressively and the icing on the cake was provided by Jota’s lively late cameo, in which he missed a huge opportunity. , one was removed. de Salah and then scored in a moment that clearly delighted Klopp on the bench.
The challengers will hope to deprive Liverpool of a second consecutive title, but with this evidence, something will need to be done.