15 Jul Arsenal vs. Liverpool – Football Match Report – July 15, 2020
First-half errors from Virgil van Dijk and Alisson noticed Liverpool fall to their third defeat of the season as Arsenal got here from behind to win 2-1 on the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.
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Wins in every of their ultimate three matches would have seen champions Liverpool beat Manchester Metropolis’s Premier League report of 100 factors, however can now solely attain 99 factors with two video games left.
Arsenal climb to ninth place with 53 factors within the standings and stay in competition for a Europa League spot. The Gunners can nonetheless win silverware this season as they take on Manchester Metropolis on Saturday within the FA Cup semifinals.
Sadio Mane gave the guests the preliminary lead within the 20th minute when he slotted in Andy Robertson’s go, however Van Dijk’s errant again go to Alisson within the 32nd minute was pounced by Alexandre Lacazette for the equaliser.
In opposition to the run of play, Arsenal grabbed their second within the 44th minute when Alisson’s go was intercepted by Lacazette, who served the ball to Reiss Nelson for his first ever Premier League objective.
Liverpool continued to dominate possession into the second half however couldn’t discover the equaliser.