Liverpool should have put more past Arsenal, says 'disappointed' Milner

Arsenal Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Highlights from Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Liverpool in the Premier League.

However, Leno is poised to start against Jurgen Klopp's side and it is looking increasingly likely the No 1 shirt is now the German's to lose.

The duo of Van Dijk and Salah have been hugely influential to the Reds' unbeaten start to the new Premier League season.

The Spaniard has spoken glowingly of last season's Champions League finalists however, insisting they are an "example" that his Arsenal side can aspire to emulate. In the end, though, they were punished by Lacazette's fine 82nd-minute finish.

Klopp was critical of the Reds' lack of compactness, and having shifted to a 4-2-3-1 formation for the second half this was clear.

In the grand scheme of things, Liverpool will accept a point from a hard away fixture such as this. It was a slightly odd game, one that Arsenal dominated for long periods and yet one which Liverpool had enough clear-cut chances to have won fairly comfortably. "A point will always be a success at Arsenal".

Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey have spent time on the sidelines this season, but Emery's disregard for squad status is demonstrated best by the fight for Arsenal's number one jersey.

This is what the so-called test of fire looks like for Arsenal. The Gunners contributed plenty to an absorbing contest, though in truth both sides failed to hit top form.

James Milner has now scored 50 times in the Premier League - he has never lost when finding the net. And yes, it's frustrating that Sadio Mane had his goal disallowed when it shouldn't be - but if that goes in the negative brigade go away for another week.

United are languishing in eighth place after a poor start to the season but they did secure a morale-boosting victory on Sunday over Everton, who will look to bounce back at home to Brighton & Hove Albion.

On the other hand, Arsenal's backline has been a cause for concern, considering they have conceded 13 goals so far. However, Liverpool generally find it hard at the Emirates Stadium, as they have won only twice in the league at the Emirates stadium in last 18 years.

Going forward, Liverpool were left to rely on moments rather than periods of sustained quality.

Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac will be assessed as they battle back from hamstring injuries, while there will also be late fitness tests for Hector Bellerin (thigh) and centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos (ankle).

Klopp, though, will bemoan his midfield's lack of control and incision, and his front players' lethargy. The Arsenal fans clearly know what a difference Torreira has made, too, with the old Vieira chant reworded in the Uruguayan's honour. "The draw was the right result", said Lacazette when interviewed immediately after the final whistle. He is likely to be paired up with Netherlands global Georginio Wijnaldum, with James Milner on the bench.

"We have to see how this game will develop, with two very offensive-orientated teams it can often happen". "We have to do it better, prepare the pressing better".

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