Liverpool vs Arsenal Live Updates Intro: Gunners battle Reds for points at Anfield

Arsenal Vs Liverpool logos used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT:]
Arsenal Vs Liverpool logos used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

A thrilling clash is on the cards as Liverpool and Arsenal battle for match points at Anfield this evening in what is the star fixture for the week in the Premier League.

While the Liverpool team has been unbeaten in their last eight matches against Arsenal in all, the reinforcements made by the Gunners in the transfer window gives them a semblance of a team capable of wrecking havoc.

No Premier League fixture has seen more goals than matches between Liverpool and Arsenal (155 goals in 54 games).

The fixture has also seen the most hat-tricks in the competition (6 – Robbie Fowler 2, Thierry Henry, Peter Crouch, Andrey Arshavin, and Roberto Firmino).

This gives room for optimism that there would be goals in this evening’s tie

Stay with PREMIUM TIMES for the live updates…

Kick-off is 5.30 p.m.

Kick off already at Anfield

Fairly balanced game so far

Liverpool switch the ball quickly which allows Salah to clip a ball into the box, but Henderson’s nod down is just too far in front of Firmino again. Arsenal cannot get out at the moment.

Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum gets in a strike, but is off target

Arsenal are growing into the game and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gets in a strike, it misses the target, however.

Liverpool looking to get the opening goal here… Andy Robertson gets in a shot. The strike is blocked by Arsenal defender

Arsenal striker Pepe flagged offside

Firmino gets in a shot but it is blocked by an Arsenal defender

These are the only two remaining sides with 100% records in the Premier League after just two games of the campaign, with Liverpool having beaten Norwich City and Southampton while Arsenal have overcome Newcastle United and Burnley

Liverpool are pushing forward but Sadio Mane’s finish is wide of the target

We are at the half hour mark.. Stil Liverpool 0-0 Arsenal

Corner awarded to Liverpoo

Salah shoots.. Its off the target

Liverpool attack again.. They are in frantic search for the opening goal here

Goal!!! Joel Matip breaks the deadlock

Matip scores with a header and the Reds now lead 1 – 0

fine assist from Trent Alexander-Arnold

Two minutes added time

Firmino gets another chance for Liverpool but the shot is blocked by a defender.

Half Time.. Liverpool 1-0 Arsenal

Second half already underway at Anfield

Penalty against Arsenal.. David Luiz the culprit and he gets a Yellow card

Salah to take the kick for Liverpool.. He scores!!!

Liverpool double their lead 2-0

Salah with another effort but off the target this time

Goal!!! SALAH does it again

Horrible defending by David Luiz.. Liverpool 3-0

The Liverpool and Arsenal game have always guaranteed goals and it is the same today

This fixture has produced 53 goals in the last 12 games

Firmino tries a shot but the Arsenal keeper makes a save

Salah pushing for a hat trick against Liverpool

68 minutes gone.. Liverpool cruising 3-0 against Arsenal

James Milner replaces Georginio Wijnaldum

Torreria pulls one back for Arsenal

85th lifeline for the Gunners

Arsenal replace Matteo Guendouzi with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Liverpool brings Adam Lallana in for Roberto Firmino.

Alexandre Lacazette flagged offside

90 minutes here… And we have four minutes added time


Over 53, 000 fans at Anfield for this game

Yellow card for Virgil van Dijk

Sorry its Fabinho that is yellow carded

Free kick for Arsenal.. David Luiz blasts away

Full Time.. Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal


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