Liverpool hit more than a bird with one stone by beating Arsenal 3-1 on Monday in the third stage of the Premier League competition.
The French Lacazette opened the goals of the match, putting Arsenal in the lead (25), but the draw came quickly thanks to Senegalese Sadio Mane (28) and then followed by Scottish defender Robertson (34) with the goal of progress, before the Portuguese substitute Diego Guetta concluded his team’s hat-trick (88), which he ended Reds match.
The Club’s battalion was able to achieve several gains, the first of which was the victory over a team that seemed to be competing for the title after winning the first two stages, and then following the successful course of the tournament by reaching the ninth point, in addition to investing in the stumbling of major Premier League players such as Manchester City, Chelsea and even Tottenham.
Liverpool are just nine points away from Leicester City, on goal difference.
“It’s a great feeling,” said Jota, of scoring his first goal in a Liverpool shirt. “I just hope he was in a full stadium but I’m happy to secure the victory for the team.”
He continued: “The first goal is always the most difficult, and maintaining continuity is the most important thing. I scored one, I want more.”
However, Klopp’s team outperformed its opponent and remained unbeaten at home in the league for the 61st game in a row, as it seeks to break its own record, which is the second best record in the league (63 games between 1978 and 1980) and Chelseas record (86 games between 2004 and 2008).
Liverpool was the best party in the meeting, and Brazilian David Luiz saved a ball that was on its way to the goal, followed by Dutch Virgil van Dyck with his header after a cross (12).
Liverpool dominated the course of the game despite not forming a danger to the goal, but Arsenal scored the first goal against the course of the game when Ainsley Maitland-Niles lifted a cross, Robertson was wrongly dispersed to prepare in front of Lacazette alone in front of the goal and followed her into the net (25).
But the “Defender” team did not congratulate his advance, only three minutes, as he quickly leveled after the ball reached the Egyptian Mohamed Salah on the right side, penetrated into the area and fired a ball with his left, which was stopped by German goalkeeper Bird Leno and prepared in front of Manet, who invaded it into the net (28).
Robertson compensated for his mistake and scored the lead for the England champion after he had a cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold to follow the unmarked Scottish ball into the net (34).
Arsenal has not surpassed any of the Big Six’s away teams in the league in 28 games, and their last win came back when they beat Manchester City 2-0 in January 2015, and it was the only time Arsenal had beaten the defending champion away in 16. League match.
After Liverpool continued to possess the ball with the start of the second half, Arsenal had two golden opportunities when the ball reached Lacazette in the midst of the defensive fragility of the owners of the land, but Brazilian goalkeeper Alison Baker confronted them brilliantly from within the region (59 and 63).
Manet almost scored the third goal when the ball reached him inside the area, he turned around and hit his left side, passing by the post (64).
Spaniard newcomer Thiago Alcantara missed the match, with a minor injury, while the other newcomer, Jota, entered Wolverhampton, who played his first match with the team.
Jota missed an opportunity achieved when he arrived from Salah inside the area, and he shot it with his left side next to the post (83), before he scored his first goal with the red jersey when Alexander-Arnold raised a ball into the area, which Louise dispersed to reach the Portuguese on the outskirts of the region, he shot it to the right of Leno (88) ).