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Liverpool vs Arsenal Live Score and Commentary

Liverpool
FT
3 - 1
Arsenal
Roberto Firmino 9'
S. Mané 40'
G. Wijnaldum 90'+1'
57' D. Welbeck
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Full Time: Liverpool 3 Arsenal 1
A brilliant Liverpool has outplayed Arsenal and hit the Gunners brilliantly on the counter. Arsenal on the other hand never looked like winning this game and looked like a team who had given up, with some sleepy defending. The win sees Liverpool go into the third with 52 points while Arsenal drops down to fifth, with their fourth place hopes in major doubt now. The crowd looks ecstatic and it's no wonder why.
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90+3' Sadio Mane leaves the pitch as Trent Alexander makes his way.
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90+2' One minute to go and Lucas Leiva comes on for Adam Lallana, as Jurgen Klopp looks to end this game.
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90+1' GOOOALLL!! SENSATIONAL COUNTER ATTACK FROM LIVERPOOL. AN ARSENAL CHANCE AT THE OTHER END BUT IT BREAKS TOWARDS LALLANA WHO PLAYS A BRILLIANT BALL TOWARDS ORIGI, BEFORE GINI WIJNALDUM FINISHES IT WITH EASE....
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90' Time ticks slowly as three minutes of extra time are added on!! 
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88' Both sides are really going for it at the moment and can clearly sense an opportunity to score a late goal. Arsenal have increased their tempo and are doing well to put Liverpool under pressure.
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86' Liverpool with the ball as we enter the final five minutes of normal time!! There's a good chance of more than three minutes of extra time, but the Gunners will need to do something before that!!
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84' Less than five minutes to and it's an anxious time for Arsene Wenger. A comeback is possible but if they are too lose it, there's a good chance of losing their ever so consistent fourth place finish!!
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83' The ball goes out for a corner after Mane plays it off Oxlade-Chamberlain but Milner's corner is poor and out for a goal-kick.
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81' Foul outside the Arsenal box, as Milner steps up for the free-kick after Mustafi grabbed a hold of Origi. Milner's ball in a good one and Origi's header is just wide of Petr Cech and hits the post.
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80' Given away too easily by Firmino and Arsenal go on the counter. The ball is laid off for Bellerin but the right back produces a poor cross into the box and it's cleared.
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78' Divock Origi comes on for Coutinho, with Klopp not wanting to take a chance on one of his Brazilian stars. Meanwhile Arsenal take their free-kick but Mustafi is caught offside
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76' Emre Can on a yellow card, comes flying in at Walcott from one side with Matip from the other. The German midfielder is lucky to escape a yellow card but Granit Xhaka is booked for arguing with the referee.
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74' A sensational ball in by Coutinho towards Matip but Mustafi did just enough to make sure that the Liverpool defender didn't get more on the ball as Petr Cech saves it with ease.
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72' Liverpool are playing around now!! The front three, pass the ball around just outside the Arsenal box before Coutinho's shot flies wide. Meanwhile, both Theo Walcott and Lucas Perez come on for Oliver Giroud and Danny Welbeck respectively.
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71' Double substitution impending for Arsenal but for the time being Liverpool step up for a corner. The corner is bad and is cleared by Arsenal.
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68' Yellow card for Emre Can as he cynically blocked Sanchez in the build up to the previous play and becomes the latest player to go into the book
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68' A brilliant counter-attack by Arsenal, through Sanchez who's fouled by Can. But not before he tees up Welbeck who fires a ball towards Bellerin but the Spaniard's low cross into the box is poor and fails to find a way past Klaven.
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66' Mane, Mane, Mane. The 24-year-old has been a thorn in Arsenal's side and easily gets past Monreal but his play comes to nothing.
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65' Free-kick for Arsenal and Xhaka steps up again, but his cross is meet by a Liverpool defender and the ball goes straight to Mignolet!
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62' Brilliant running by Bellerin but the Spaniard's cross is too far for anyone to get to. Mane wins the ball back, but he's fouled by Sanchez and it's a free-kick 
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59' Sadio Mane is brilliant and skips away from three Arsenal players before laying it off for Coutinho. The Brazilian puts in the cross which is cleared just off the line by Mustafi!! The corner comes to nothing and Arsenal go on the counter
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58' Arsenal's attack has a lot more purpose and the introduction of Alexis Sanchez has changed the game completely. 
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56' GOOOOALL!!! SENSATIONAL FROM ARSENAL OR RATHER ALEXIS SANCHEZ. THE CHILEAN SETS UP A BRILLIANT GOAL BUT WELBECK FINISHES IT WITH EASE!!
2-1 ARSENAL!!
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55' A barge of Liverpool attacks on the Arsenal box and the Gunners somehow survive!!
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53' Coutinho steps up after the Brazilian is fouled just outside the box. The free-kick is blocked by the wall and the deflection is straight towards Wijnaldum, who's tame shot is grabbed by Cech.
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51' Free-kick and Xhaka and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain step up. It's Xhaka's ball but it's offside.
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50' Robert Firmino with a brilliant piece of skills as the Brazilian flicks the ball over himself, and attempts a cross which is blocked by Nacho Monreal.  
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49' Alexis Sanchez has been on for less than five minutes and Arsenal already look a different team, attacking with purpose now.
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47' Brilliant save for Mignolet!!! A pin-point cross in by the left-back and Oliver Giroud meets it guiding it perfectly, but Mignolet denies him with a good save!!
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45' Liverpool kick-off the second half and the Reds have been brilliant so far. 
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First substitution of the match and it's Alexis Sanchez off for Francis Coquelin. The Chilean has been instrumental for the Gunners so far and maybe he can prove to be the difference??
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Liverpool has been brilliant on the attack, with their front-three torturing Arsenal causing plenty of problems for the Gunners, who haven't responded well. They have created very little going forward leaving the Liverpool back-line with nothing to do.
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Halftime:
The two sides go into the break as two very different teams. Liverpool has near perfect when required but Arsenal has been utterly disappointing. Their defense has been caught sleeping time after time and Liverpool have taken full advantage of it.
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45+2' Jurgen Klopp looks a very happy man, as his team win another corner as Coutinho's shot is deflected and out.
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44' CHANCE!!! Coutinho had the ball at his feet in an instance after making another brilliant run behind the Arsenal defense but Petr Cech made a good save, to stop the home side running away with the game..
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42' Three minutes to go till half-time and it's a satisfied Anfield crowd tonight, with their side in the lead and showing no chance at letting it go.
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40' Mane has been brilliant all match and that moment was no different. He found himself in space and made sure he doubled the home side's lead.
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39' GOOOOAALLLL!! SADIO MANE IS BACK AT IT AGAIN, AFTER A BRILLIANT BALL FINDS THE WINGER AND HE MAKES NO MISTAKE WHAT SO EVER!!
2-0 LIVERPOOL!!
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38' The Gunner's look down and out, no pressure, no one has attacked the Liverpool box, it has been a torrid first 40 minutes for the away side!
T. Alexander-Arnold
S. Mané
90'+3'
Lucas Leiva
A. Lallana
90'+2'
G. Wijnaldum
assist: D. Origi
90'+1'
D. Origi
Philippe Coutinho
80'
78'
G. Xhaka
74'
T. Walcott
D. Welbeck
74'
Lucas Pérez
O. Giroud
E. Can
68'
57'
D. Welbeck
assist: A. Sánchez
46'
A. Sánchez
F. Coquelin
S. Mané
assist: Roberto Firmino
40'
34'
F. Coquelin
Roberto Firmino
assist: S. Mané
9'
Tournament Premier League 2016-17 - Week 27
Stadium Anfield
Match time Sat, 04 Mar 2017, 11:00 PM
Arsenal (4-2-3-1)
(Manager)
22
S. Mignolet
7
J. Milner
17
R. Klavan
32
J. Matip
2
N. Clyne
20
A. Lallana
23
E. Can
5
G. Wijnaldum
10
Philippe Coutinho
11
Roberto Firmino
19
S. Mané
33
P. Čech
18
Nacho Monreal
6
L. Koscielny
20
S. Mustafi
24
Bellerín
29
G. Xhaka
34
F. Coquelin
23
D. Welbeck
17
A. Iwobi
15
A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
12
O. Giroud
Arsenal (4-2-3-1)
(Manager)
Liverpool Subs
1
L. Karius
6
D. Lovren
18
Alberto Moreno
21
Lucas Leiva
27
D. Origi
58
B. Woodburn
66
T. Alexander-Arnold
Arsenal Subs
3
K. Gibbs
5
Gabriel Paulista
7
A. Sánchez
8
A. Ramsey
9
Lucas Pérez
13
D. Ospina
14
T. Walcott
53% POSSESSION 47%
18 SHOTS 7
7 SHOTS ON GOAL 3
8 FOULS 15
9 CORNERS 3
5 OFFSIDES 3
1 YELLOW CARDS 2
0 RED CARDS 0
2 SAVES 4
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Chelsea 38 30 3 5 52 93
2 Tottenham Hotspur 38 26 8 4 60 86
3 Manchester City 38 23 9 6 41 78
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 36 76
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 33 75
6 Manchester United 38 18 15 5 25 69
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 18 61
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 -7 46
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 -12 46
10 West Bromwich Albion 38 12 9 17 -8 45
11 West Ham United 38 12 9 17 -17 45
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 -15 44
13 Stoke City 38 11 11 16 -15 44
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 -13 41
15 Swansea City 38 12 5 21 -25 41
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 -16 40
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 -28 40
18 Hull City 38 9 7 22 -43 34
19 Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 -26 28
20 Sunderland 38 6 6 26 -40 24
Champions League
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Europa League
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Updated: Mar 05, 2017 00:55 AM | Published: Mar 04, 2017 18:48 PM