The Cunning Plan for Anfield backfired but at least we had a Plan. – Review & Player Ratings

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal
Premier League review
Got done by Mo Salah again…
I’m not sure what to think here.
Yes, it was another defeat at Anfield. It’s been a ground for us, over the past several decades, of immense highs and woeful lows.
This was a low, but not as bad as last season’s 5-1 battering, or the 4-0 drubbing of 17/18 season.
The game plan from the off was to contain Liverpool, play narrow, and force them to cross the ball in.
And then utilise the pace of Aubameyang and Pepe to sting their (seemingly) newly-maligned defence.
This is how things unfolded for the most part in the first half, until Joel Matip scored from a corner-placed header.
The second half though was the Redmen’s dominance, with African wonder Salah scoring a brace.
Torreira managed to get one back towards the end, but the better side won. Yes, they’ve never ...

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