A titanic clash is expected at Anfield on Saturday as table toppers Liverpool take on Arsenal in a crucial Premier League tie.
The Reds are currently six points clear of Tottenham and seven ahead of Manchester City; meaning the EPL title is virtually theirs to lose.
As for the Gunners, they are two points off the top four with a chasing and rejuvenated Manchester United six points behind them.
The above scenarios give room for a fierce contest at Anfield as both teams need all the points they can get in every match.
In the reverse meeting between these two sides, the final score was 1-1 with Milner’s strike being cancelled out with a late equaliser from Lacazette in a fairly even game.
While the outcome of Saturday’s game may be difficult to predict, previous meetings suggest there should be goals to celebrate after 90 minutes.
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Kick off is 6.30 p.m.
Liverpool vs Arsenal Starting Line ups
4 van Dijk
Kick off at Anfield
Arsenal win an early free kick
Arsenal win the first throw in
Home or away it is now seven games unbeaten for Liverpool.. can they continue that fine run against the Gunners
Michael Oliver is the referee in charge of the match here at Anfield
Chance…Mohamed Salah misses with an attempt on goal.
Iwobi gets in a shot. Off target
GOAL!!!Ainsley Maitland-Niles gives Arsenal FC a 1 – 0 lead in Liverpool.
Iwobi does well to set up the goal
Liverpool trying to get a quick equaliser.. they win a free kick
GOAL!! Roberto Frimino gets the equaliser
Another goal.. Frimino makes it 2-1 in favour of Liverpool
Scrappy defending by Arsenal.. Mane almost gets the third goal for Liverpool
Interesting football at Anfield.. Liverpool 2-1 Arsenal
Liverpool FC’s Andy Robertson has been booked .. first yellow card
Lucas Torreira of Arsenal down injured
GOAL!!! LIVERPOOL MAKE IT 3-1
Mohamed Salah extends Liverpool’s lead
Xhaka gets a yellow card for a rash challenge on Liverpool’s Robertson
Liverpool Alexander Arnold flagged offside
Iwobi tries to run Arsenal though from the left flank but he has been stopped
More trouble for Arsenal as Liverpool win a penalty kick
Salah to take it… it’s a GOAL!!!
Liverpool 4-1 Arsenal.. Iwobi and his teammates being torn apart
Half Time: Liverpool 4-1 Arsenal.. Two goals from Frimino and one each from Mane and Salah has seen the Reds cruising at Anfield
Second half underway
Free kick for Arsenal
Already Shkodran Mustafi has been replaced with Laurent Koscielny.
Roberto Firmino of Liverpool FC smashes in a shot on target. The Arsenal keeper saves this time
Liverpool not slowing down despite the 4-1 lead over Arsenal
First change by Liverpool.. Jordan Henderson in for Sadio Mane
Bernard Leno saves Arsenal again as Liverpool pile in more pressure
Penalty for Liverpool.. Frimino takes it and it’s a GOAL!!!
Hat-trick for Firmino as Liverpool lead Arsenal 5-1
Lacazatte about to come in to help Arsenal
Liverpool players quite ruthless tonight.. not taking thier Feet off the pedal despite thier 5-1 lead
Lacazatte in for Aubameyang
With Tottenham losing earlier today.. Liverpool are on course to open a nine-point gap at the top of the EPL table
Matteo Guendouzi replaces Sead Kolasinac
Full time Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal
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