Liverpool top EPL table after beating Arsenal 3-1

Salah celebrates second goal
Sallah celebrates second goal. Credit: Getty

Liverpool have maintained a spot at the top of the table after beating Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday .

Joel Matip’s first league goal in 11 months broke the deadlock just before half-time. Followed by Sallah Penalty shootout and a solo individual effort goal. For Arsenal, substitute Lucas Torreira scored a consolation five minutes from the end.

Arsenal had the chance in the first half to seize the advantage from Liverpool high press which provided opportunities for Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. But both wasted their chances, with the formal having three chances and the latter one.

David Luiz, Arsenal new signing from Chelsea was quite an embarrassment for the team, as he gave Liverpool and advantage of penalty after carelessly dragging the shirt of Mohamed Salah in the goal area.

The second goal also came from his side as he was outpaced by the Egyptian who bend a low curve ball into the bottom corner of the net.

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