Arsenal 3-1 Liverpool: Player ratings as Gunners ignite title bid

  • Arsenal moved to within two points of league leaders Liverpool
  • Gunners struck early in first half and responded to woeful defensive sequence which allowed Reds to draw level
  • Gabriel Martinelli and Leandro Trossard struck in the second half

Pandemonium at the Emirates
Pandemonium at the Emirates / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/GettyImages
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Midfielders

Alexis Mac Allister, Jorginho
Jorginho impressed on his return to the starting XI / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages

Jorginho (CM) - 9/10 - The Italian was superb, as he was in the FA Cup defeat. Such a calming presence, wily defensive, and penetrative with the ball; Jorginho certainly showed his worth on Sunday afternoon.

Declan Rice (CM) - 8.5/10 - After starring at Anfield, Rice was brilliant yet again on the big occasion. Demonic defensive effort aided Arsenal's ability to keep the Reds at arm's length.

Martin Odegaard (AM) - 7.5/10 - Mixed day in possession and should've teed up Martinelli for a potential second in the first half. Superb without the ball, however.

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