Liverpool Move Nine Points Clear At The Top After Thrashing Arsenal

Liverpool Move Nine Points Clear At The Top After Thrashing Arsenal

An in-form Liverpool have moved nine points clear at the top of the Premier League after thrashing Arsenal 5-1.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles opened the scoring for the Gunners, but Jürgen Klopp’s side would bounce back and put on a scintillating display against Unai Emery’s men.

The Reds would head into half-time with a 4-1 lead thanks to Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah.

With Firmino scoring a first-half brace, he would round off the performance with a hat-trick after firing in Liverpool’s fifth from the spot kick.

Second-place Tottenham Hotspur had the chance to keep Liverpool’s lead to six points earlier in the day, but that failed after a shock 3-1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Manchester City are in action against Southampton on Sunday and a win would move them into second place ahead of Spurs.

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Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

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