Arsenal will play Liverpool in the Match day-3 of the premier League. Gunners will travel to Anfield for a late Monday night kick off against the Reds.
Arsenal Vs Liverpool: Rivalry of the ages
Liverpool fixture against Arsenal have always been lively and livid. Arsenal and Liverpool are two of the only six teams to never get relegated since the inception of the premier league. Both Arsenal and Liverpool have rich ingredient of its historical success. Arsenal and Liverpool finished the 20th century in 1st and 2nd position for the average league position. This shows the domination and consistency with which the two English clubs have played over the ages. Although during the last decade both the clubs had struggled to win major Honours. But Liverpool at the later stage managed to win the champions league and Premier league after a long drought.
Arteta Vs Klopp : Battle of two revolutionary manager
Jurgen Klopp, current Liverpool manager has brought success to Anfield over a short period of time. Under his management Reds have won UEFA champions league and Premier League title for first time since its rebranding. Klopp took over a moderate Liverpool side who failed to win trophy for more than a decade. Slowly and steadily Klopp revolutionized Liverpool and made them title challengers. Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp in their champions league winning campaign were unbeatable. Liverpool won their first premier league title all thanks to German architect who played important role in the campaign.
On the other hand, Mikel Arteta has been rookie in his management career. But the way he has bring together Arsenal and made them believe is impressive.Gunners under Arteta has rejuvenated and has been strong force to beat. Arteta has brought much necessary change in the dressing room which shows in the player’s performance. The Attitude of the players and their never ever backing down attitude has made Gunners a tough nut to crack. Arteta has beaten Klopp twice since taking over as manager of Arsenal. Mikel Arteta is looking to become the first Arsenal Manager to win at Anfield on his first away trip since 1947. Gunners will be looking to win back to back league match against Liverpool for the first time since September 2012.
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Arsenal Vs Liverpool: Battle of Forwards
Both Liverpool and Arsenal lineups are star studded with forwards. Liverpool trio of Mane, Salah and Firmino now have been recognized for long time. Firmino, salah and Mane have been fearsome trio in the world football and have terrorized the defenders of the opposition club. The threat of Mane and Salah on the wings and the understanding between the trio has created lots of problem for the opposition. Since signing for Liverpool, Salah has scored the most goals in the premier league. He has also broken the record of being fastest to score 50 goals for Liverpool. On the other hand, Sadio Mane has been the best player for Liverpool when it comes to playing against top clubs.
Gunners have recently signed Willian from Chelsea on a free deal. Arsenal trio of Aubameyang, Lacazette and Willian will be a delight to watch. However, Arteta has the likes of Nicolas Pepe who can start over Willian if he want. Aubameyang has scored the second most number of Premier league goals since signing for Arsenal. Lacazette also seems to be in form this season with scoring 2 goals in the matches he has played this season. Arsenal will be counting on their Ombudsman Aubameyang to score against the reds and lead his team to the victory. Gunners have defeated Liverpool to win the community shield.