Liverpool take on Arsenal for the second time this season and both sides have won their first two league fixtures and progressed in the EFL Cup. The two teams drew 1-1 in the Community Shield, before Arsenal won on penalties.

ARSENAL TEAM NEWS

Team to play Liverpool: Leno, Bellerin, Tierney, Luiz, Holding, Maitland-Niles, Xhaka, Elneny, Willian, Aubameyang, Lacazette.

Subs: Runarsson, Gabriel, Saka, Ceballos, Pepe, Nketiah, Kolasinac.

LIVERPOOL TEAM NEWS

Team to play Arsenal: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Van Dijk, Gomez, Fabinho, Keita, Wijnaldum, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

Subs: Adrian, Milner, Jones, Minamino, Jota, Origi, Williams.

1 min

KICK OFF! We’re up and running at Anfield after the players take a knee.

5 min

Keita gets between the lines to meet with Wijnaldum. Robertson looks for the pass to Mane but Elneny intercept with his foot.

11 min

Alexander-Arnold’s cross is met at the far post by Virgil van Dijk but David Luiz scrambles back to clear off the post!

13 min

Keita cuts inside onto his right boot but it deflects wide off the chest of Holding.

17 min

Van Dijk passes the ball back to Holding but they instantly force Leno to seek Tierney out for a throw-in. 

21 min

David Luiz clears Robertson’s ball as far as Alexander-Arnold and his shot deflects off Bellerin and onto the crossbar!

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 0-1 ARSENAL (Lacazette, 25)

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 1-1 ARSENAL (Mane, 28)

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 2-1 ARSENAL (Robertson, 34)

38 min

Alexander-Arnold takes Fabinho’s pass and takes his rising drive a yard or so over Leno’s crossbar!

45 min

We enter two added minutes…..

45 + 2 min

HT: LIVERPOOL 2-1 ARSENAL

46 min

Liverpool get us underway at Anfield with no changes at the break…

50 min

Alexander-Arnold leaves his studs in on Tierney to take the yellow card.

58 min

SUB! A change for Arsenal, with Ceballos coming on in place of Xhaka.

63 min

Van Dijk shoots from distance but Leno watches it all the way to save well!

70 min

Bellerin is booked for a cynical tug on Mane. SUB! Nicolas Pepe replaces Willian for Arsenal.

75 min

SUB! Eddie Nketiah replaces Alexandre Lacazette for Arsenal.

80 min

Double change for Liverpool as Sadio Mane and Naby Keita make way for James Milner and Diogo Jota.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 3-1 ARSENAL (Jota, 88)

90 min

SUB! A late change for Liverpool as Minamino replaces Firmino.

FT: LIVERPOOL 3-1 ARSENAL

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