The match between Liverpool and Arsenal on Match Day 30 of the English Premier League was an exciting one. G._Martinelli from Arsenal scored the first goal of the game at 8 minutes, giving them an early lead of 0:1. G._Jesus added a second goal for Arsenal at 28 minutes, bringing their lead to 0:2. M._Salah from Liverpool scored at 42 minutes to make it 1:2. R._Firmino then equalized for Liverpool just before the end of the game with just 3 minutes left in regular time, making it 2:2 in the end.
Alisson (rating 6.9)
Aaron Ramsdale (rating 7.2)
Thiago (C. Jones, 60)
L. Trossard (G. Jesus, 80)
In the match between Liverpool and Arsenal, possession was heavily in favor of Liverpool with 59% to Arsenal’s 41%. Despite this advantage, Liverpool only managed 21 shots on target and 6 on goal while Arsenal had 9 shots on target and 5 on goal. The most active player for Liverpool in terms of shots was Mohamed Salah while the most successful for Arsenal was Gabriel Jesus with hits on goal. In the end, it was a close game between two well-matched teams.
Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool had a pass accuracy of 82% with a total of 64 passes. Oleksandr Zinchenko of Arsenal had an even higher pass accuracy at 94%, with 50 passes in total. Trent Alexander-Arnold also from Liverpool made 4 key passes, and Bukayo Saka from Arsenal made 3 key passes. It looks like both teams had their players well-equipped to move the ball around the field, with great success from both sides.
This season, Liverpool and Arsenal have both showcased impressive defensive performances. Liverpool has made 11 interceptions, with Ibrahima Konaté leading the way with 3. Similarly, Arsenal has made 10 interceptions, with Gabriel Magalhães having the most at 3. When it comes to clearances, Liverpool again leads the way with 2 clearances from Ibrahima Konaté. Arsenal follows closely behind with 5 clearances from Gabriel Magalhães (3). It will be interesting to see if either team can keep up this level of defensive play throughout the rest of the season.
The stats show that the top contenders when it comes to face-to-face duels for the ball are Ibrahima Konaté from Liverpool and Bukayo Saka from Arsenal. Konaté leads with 9 fights while Saka comes in second with 10. These two players have shown they can outmaneuver their opponents and get the ball when it matters most. It will be interesting to see how their battle plays out in upcoming matches!
- V. van Dijk (Liverpool) at 31 minute
- T. Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) at 41 minute
- A. Robertson (Liverpool) at 45 minute
- Fabinho (Liverpool) at 55 minute
- B. White (Arsenal) at 23 minute
- G. Xhaka (Arsenal) at 41 minute
- A. Ramsdale (Arsenal) at 53 minute
- B. Saka (Arsenal) at 84 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Liverpool – DDLLW
- Arsenal – DWWWW
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (30, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (23, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (18, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (15, Manchester United)
- Gabriel Martinelli (14, Arsenal)
- Liverpool will play with Leeds. April 17 at 19:00 (UTC), on Elland Road.
- Arsenal will play with West Ham. April 16 at 13:00 (UTC), on London Stadium.