Alisson (and his mustache) warming up
The Reds goalkeeper began his warm-up, quickly joined by his partners and the Gunners. Start of the match in about twenty minutes.
The Emirates don’t suit the Reds
Liverpool are historically in difficulty when they move on the lawn of the Gunners: the Reds have won only 2 of their last 20 trips, for 9 draws and 9 defeats.
Arteta trusts Lacazette again
Author of 11 achievements in the Premier League this season, including 3 in his last 3 tenures, Alexandre Lacazette finally seems to have conquered his coach.
Still aligned entry tonight against the Reds, the former Lyon was greeted by Arteta in a press conference before the meeting, which evokes a “phenomenal performance”.
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Welcome to the Emirates!
The players will soon start their warm-up, kick off this shock in a good half hour!
The Gunners want to keep believing it
To conclude a terrible sequence (Man City, Leicester, Burnley, Tottenham, West Ham), Arsenal wants to get closer to their evening opponent, who would be only one point in case of victory.
For Liverpool, things are better away from home
In distress at home with six losses in a row, the Reds remain on two wins in a row in the league out of their bases. Which makes it a cause for hope before this last-ditch shock. In the first leg, Liverpool had won 3 goals to 1.
The composition of Arsenal
Mikel Arteta aligns the Lacazette-Aubameyang duo in tip, while David Luiz, injured, is not present on the scoresheet.
The eleven of the Gunners:
Leno – Chambers, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney – Partey, Ceballos, Odegaard – Pépé, Aubameyang, Lacazette
Ryan, Bellerin, Cedric, Mari, Elneny, Nelson, Willian, Martinelli, Nketiah
The composition of Liverpool
Still deprived of van Dijk, Matip and Gomez in central hinge, Klopp can nevertheless count on the return of Firmino on the attack line.
The eleven of the Reds:
Alisson – Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Kabak, Robertson – Fabinho, Alcantara, Milner – Mané, Salah, Firmino
Adrian, Wijnaldum, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Jota, Tsimikas, Shaqiri, Williams
To still believe in Europe
7th in the Premier League (46 pts), the Red Devils have not mortgaged all their chances of qualifying for the C1 via the championship. Jürgen Klopp’s men could in particular benefit from Chelsea’s heavy defeat this afternoon against West Bromwich (2-5).
For the Gunners (9th, 42 pts), the top of the standings is much less attainable and this meeting will serve above all to better finish a delicate season.
good evening everyone
Welcome to RMC Sport to experience one of the Premier League posters live between Arsenal and Liverpool. Kick-off will be from Emirates Stadium at 9 p.m. A meeting to follow also on the antenna of RMC Sport 1.