3 things we learnt from Arsenal's 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Liverpool

  • Arsenal exited the FA Cup after a wasteful display against Liverpool
  • Kai Havertz had mixed game in forward position
  • Performance was once again good enough to earn victory

Arsenal v Liverpool - Emirates FA Cup Third Round
Arsenal v Liverpool - Emirates FA Cup Third Round / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages
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2. Kai Havertz must be a regular starter in the striker position

Havertz's inclusion as a regular starter in the striker position for Arsenal is paramount for several reasons. Firstly, his presence adds a dynamic edge to the team's attack. Havertz possesses the ability to seamlessly transition between different phases of play, injecting versatility and unpredictability into the offensive strategy.

One of his notable strengths is the capacity to break between defensive lines effectively. His intelligent movement and technical prowess enable him to exploit spaces in opposition defences, creating goal-scoring opportunities and unsettling opponents.

While Havertz requires an improvement in his finishing, it's crucial to acknowledge the positive trajectory he's been on. The arc of his performance suggests a player who is continually evolving and refining his skills. 

The fans must continue their support for Havertz as with time, he is likely to hone his finishing abilities. 

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