• Liverpool took a first-half lead through goals from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.
  • Alexis Sanchez, left on the bench for the start of the match, came on at half-time and provided the assist for Danny Welbeck as Arsenal fought back.
  • Georginio Wijaldum sealed the win with a late goal on a counter attack.
  • Jurgen Klopp's side leapfrog Arsenal and Manchester City into third place.
  • Arsenal outside the Champions League places.

Liverpool finish Arsenal off! It;s a sublime counter attacking goal with Lallana releasing Origi, who pounds his way down the inside right flank. He slides an inviting ball back across the face of the goal and the former Newcastle man arrives right on time to slot it into the far corner. Game over.


Goal! Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal (Georgino Wijnaldum, 90+1)


Vital block by Matip! Bellerin feeds Iwobi who lays it off to Sanchez but his effort cant beat the defender. Liverpool can now pounce on the counter.


Three minutes of time added on here. Lucas will come on for Liverpool to waste a bit of that.

Danny Welbeck

The moment Danny Welbeck pulled one back. Arsenal have five minutes to find another,


Origi denied by the post! Mustafi pulls down Firmino to win Liverpool a free kick and it is met by the Belgian one who plants one towards the far corner, only to see it come off the base of the post.


That free kick comes into the box but Mustafi heads over. Divock Origi has entered the fray; he replaces Coutinho.


Now Xhaka is booked for his appeals! Good grief.


Wow, I don't know how Can has avoided a second booking there. He has hobbled off for some treatment - that may have been inflicted by his own teammate - but he will be back on shortly.


Walcott is knocked 10 feet in the air after both Can and Matip hit him with crunching challenges. Can has been booked already...


Coutinho jinks away from Koscielny and fires one over from the edge of the box. That prompts that double Arsenal change with Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott replacing Welbeck and Giroud.


Arsenal are preparing to make two more changes; both very attacking ones.


Mane has been electric. He skips inside Monreal with ridiculous ease out on the right, finding a teammate on the edge of the box . A poor first touch allows Oxlade-Chamberlain to nip in however and he wins a free kick,


Sadio Mane shows tremendous footwork to hold off two challenges and find Clyne's run down the right. He's in acres of space but he loses his composure when it comes to lifting a cross in, hammering a wild one straight out of play.


Liverpool close to their third! Arsenal are really struggling to live with Coutinho who bursts down the right before forcing a ball across goal. Mane and Firmino are in there but Mustafi does terrifically well to force it away for a corner.


Arsenal have one back! And surprise surprise, Sanchez is involved. Liverpool are caught upfield as the Chilean drives forward, threading a precise ball through for Welbeck inside the left of the box. The former Manchester United forward draws Mignolet out before dinking a cheeky effort over the Belgian. Superb finish; game on.


Goal! Liverpool 2-1 Arsenal (Danny Welbeck, 56)


The Arsenal wall does its job with Wijnaldum's effort on the rebound easily saved by Cech.


Now Liverpool have a free kick just outside the box. A long ball finds Coutinho who rides two challenges with slick footwork before he goes down.


Liverpool hold their line and three Arsenal players scamper offside. Nothing to see here.


This is much better from Arsenal. Iwobi brilliantly side steps Can after a cracking first touch but is brought down by the German. Chance for the Gunners to whip this into the box.


Brilliant save from Mignolet! Sanchez whips a beauty of a ball into Giroud, who hangs in the air to power a header on goal. The Belgian shot stopper reacts to palm it over the bar, however. Arsenal already improving with Sanchez involved.


We are back underway and unsurprisingly, Alexis Sanchez is on, replacing Coquelin.


Half-time: Liverpool 2-0 Arsenal

Sadio Mane