There have been glorious defensive performances in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Anfield, however attacking choices as soon as once more flattered to deceive.
The Reds and Gunners went head-to-head in an enthralling Premier League conflict on Saturday evening, and in the long run a number of the spoils felt truthful.
It was a nightmare begin for Liverpool, who fell behind to Gabriel’s header, however Mohamed Salah was readily available to equalize brilliantly earlier than half-time.
Possibilities got here and went for each groups after the break, however Arsenal returned south at Christmas nonetheless prime of the desk.
Right here we examine our participant scores with these of readers of the Liverpool Echo, the Telegraph, FotMob and This Is Anfield.
Liverpool’s greatest participant at Anfield was Ibrahima Konate (8.0)who was immaculate in opposition to a superb Arsenal assault.
The Frenchman discovered himself remoted at occasions, not least in opposition to the damaging Gabriel Martinelli, however he dealt with him expertly.
TIA’s Joanna Durkan identified that Konate “completed the match with 9 recoveries and 7 duel wins out of 11 contested”, describing his efficiency as “colossal”.
In the meantime, the EchoIan Doyle claimed the Liverpool defender “made some powerful challenges early on as Arsenal threatened to take full management.”
Trent Alexander-Arnold (7.6) acquired the second highest rating, with a few of his deaths typically outrageous.
It was the 24-year-old who assisted Salah with a raking lengthy ball, and the TelegraphSam Dean mentioned his “beautiful passing is simply what the followers have come to anticipate.”
Wataru Endo accomplished the highest three (7.3) and Mohammed Salah (7.3)each of whom have made an vital contribution.
The Japanese was “fast together with his ft and in his determination to place stress on Arsenal”, based on Durkan, whereas Salah’s end for his objective was hailed as “decisive” by Dean.
The worst ranking of the night went to Luis Diaz (5.4)who nonetheless appears like a shadow of the participant who shone so brightly earlier than his knee harm.
Liverpool are subsequent in motion on Boxing Day as they head to Burnley for one more Premier League match (5.30pm UK).