Arsenal v Liverpool - as it happened
FT: Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool!!! All over at the Emirates!! Liverpool dominated the game, but were made to pay for major defensive errors by VVD and Alisson. Mane put Liverpool in front, but then Lacazette and Nelson in front at half-time. Despite Liverpool's best efforts, the second half was goalless and Arsenal walk away with three vital points. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you again soon!
Tierney is fouled and seconds later, the whistle goes! Liverpool can't reach Man City's record 100 points total!
Liverpool claim a handball but it's another corner and then a shot by TAA is deflected off Willock and Martinez makes a great save! Another corner.
Mane wins a corner.
Arsenal are flagged offside.
Ceballos catches Minamino with his foot from behind and it's a yellow. "No intent" is the ref's response to Liverpool's calls for a red.
Five added minutes here.
What an opportunity for Willock!!! Aubameyang passes to Willock and he shoots wide!
Liverpool press and press, but Arsenal blocks Liverpool's efforts. Finally Keita shots from distance and it's an easy save for Martinez.
Arsenal win a corner a now, but nothing comes of it.
Mane runs into the box and he shoots wide of the goal while under pressure from the defender.
Arsenal sub: Saka goes off, Kolasinac is on.
Liverpool double sub: Salah and Wijnaldum go off, Origi and Shaqiri are on.
Xhaka sees yellow after a foul on Keita. Deserved.
Liverpool are caught offside.
Xhaka is getting treatment here on a leg injury.
Arsenal sub: Soares goes off and Maitland-Niles is on.
Salah gets on the end of Mane's cross, but his header goes straight at Martinez.
A long punt forward is easily caught by Martinez.
Mane wins a corner for Liverpool.
Shots: 2-16, 2nd half: 0-9. But Arsenal are winning.
TAA's free-kick is headed behind for Liverpool's 8th corner.
Minamino shoots from inside the box which goes wide of the goal.
Liverpool double sub: Firmino and the Ox are replaced by Keita and Minamino.
Wijnaldum heads over the bar from a cross.
Arsenal triple sub: Lacazette, Torreira and Nelson off, Willock, Aubameyang and Ceballos on.
85% possession for Liverpool in the second half.
What an opportunity for Salah!!! A long pass finds TAA, Salah touches, sends Luiz tumbling to the floor with his turn, but he fires over.
Wijnaldum passes for Salah who is in a great position, but Mane runs in front of him and it's just a corner.
Pinball in the Arsenal box!!! TAA, Robertson and Salah all have efforts and the ball finally goes out for a corner.
I actually think TAA deserved a red. That's was a terrible challenge.
TAA makes a high challenge on Saka and is deservedly booked. Wasn't far off being a red.
Torreira is cautioned for a foul on Gomez.
Arsenal get us going again!
HT: Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool! Half-time at the Emirates, Liverpool have been the better team here and they led through Mane's goal, but two major errors by VVD and Alisson saw Lacazette score and then assist for Nelson to give the Gunners a 2-1 lead at the break. Will they get three points here this evening or will Klopp's men turn it around? Back in a bit to find out!
Klopp is shaking his head on the bench,
Remember at 0-0 that Martinez was very lucky not to concede when his clearance was charged down by Firmino onto the post. It's a night of mistakes.
The Ox hits at Martinez and two added minutes.
VVD and Alisson, two of Liverpool's best players this term have made shocking errors which have led to the Gunners' goals.
Nelson makes it 2-1 after another defensive howler!! A Liverpool throw in goes straight to Alisson who inexplicably passes to Lacazette, the Frenchman then finds Nelson who makes no mistake. Klopp won't be happy at the break.
Firmino passes for Salah who looks to turn and his effort is blocked. Then Mane and Holding have a spat after Mane seems to try and kick out after being fouled by Holding.
The Ox tries to win a corner after a beautiful Firmino flick, but Cedric gets the goal kick.
Mane heads over the bar from a corner.
Robertson's cross in is headed by Holding out for a corner.
Wijnaldum fouls Saka in Arsenal's half.
Arsenal are back on level terms and that was an uncharacteristic error by the Dutch defender.
Ball goes into the Liverpool box and Alisson catches.
Arsenal level after a defensive howler!!!! Fabinho passes to VVD, who is put under pressure by Nelson and his pass back is intercepted by Lacazette who goes around the keeper and knocks in. VVD wants a foul, but there was not enough of a pull by Nelson.
Torreira finds Lacazette with a lovely pass, the Frenchman tries to beat Alisson at the near post and it's saved. The flag is up though
Salah is caught offside after a deflected shot by the Ox.
Shots: 0-3. On target: 0-3.
Nothing comes of the corner and it's drinks.
The Ox wins a corner off Luiz.
TAA's corner is headed by VVD straight at Martinez.
Torreira concedes the corner.
Mane has another go and Martinez saves.
Vital intervention by Gomez at the other end as Nelson looked to find his teammate in the box.
Mane makes it 0-1!!! Liverpool win the ball, Firmino passes to Robertson in the box who squares for Mane to hit home! They've been the better team.
Nelson is caught offside now from a long pass.
Torreira is being told to calm down by Paul Tierney and Liverpool get a free-kick.
Salah is caught offside. Liverpool are looking the better so far.
What a lucky escape for Arsenal!! The ball is passed back to Martinez who takes several touches and Firmino charges down his clearance! The ball strikes the post and goes out of play! That could have gone anywhere...
Holding brings down Mane 25 yards from goal.
Liverpool attack, but Fabinho's ball in is too long and the ball goes for a goal kick.
Arsenal are passing the ball around now in Liverpool's half.
There are some fireworks outside the ground here at the Emirates. Lacazette passes to Saka who wins a corner off the defender.
Fairly quiet start here so far.
Liverpool get us going from right to left in the black! Arsenal in their normal colours.
Liverpool beat Arsenal 3-1 when they meet earlier in the season, but their last meeting was a 5-5 draw in the Carabao Cup which Klopp's men won on penalties.
18 degrees and cloudy in London this evening.
TAA and the Ox come in for Liverpool from the 1-1 draw with Burnley. Williams and Jones drop out.
Five changes for the Gunners from the last match which was a 2-1 loss at Spurs. Cedric, Holding, Saka, Torreira and Nelson in for Bellerin, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Ceballos and Aubameyang.
Paul Tierney is the referee while Craig Pawson is the VAR.
9th v 1st. 50pts v 93pts. It's a huge game for Arsenal who are going to be five points off the Europa League spots come kick-off time.
Liverpool XI: Alisson (GK); Robertson, VVD, Gomez, TAA; Wijnaldum, Fabinho, the Ox; Mane, Firmino and Salah.
Arsenal XI: Martinez (GK); Tierney, Luiz, Holding; Nelson, Xhaka, Torreira, Cedric Soares; Saka, Lacazette and Pepe.
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