Premier League, Liverpool sink Arsenal: List of records broken

Rajdeep Saha
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Premier League, Liverpool sink Arsenal: List of records broken
Premier League, Liverpool sink Arsenal: List of records broken

04 Apr 2021: Premier League, Liverpool sink Arsenal: List of records broken

Premier League champions Liverpool dominated against Arsenal to earn a crucial 3-0 win at the Emirates.

The win helped Liverpool get back into the battle for a place in the Premier League's top four.

Chelsea's shocking 2-5 loss against West Brom helped Liverpool close the gap on the Blues to two points.

Diogo Jota scored a brace for the Reds.

Here's more.

#ARSLIV: Liverpool pump three goals past Arsenal

Arsenal were lucky not to have conceded more.

They were lacklustre and lacked the teeth.

They held Liverpool for 64 minutes as the Reds didn't have anything to show for their efforts.

However, Jota scored the first in the 64th minute, heading in Trent Alexander-Arnold's brilliant delivery.

Mohamed Salah scored the second four minutes later.

Jota scored the second in the 82nd minute.

Opta stats: Liverpool script these records

Each of Liverpool's last six Premier League wins have come away from home.

In their league history, this is only the second time they've had such a run, with each of their six wins between February and August 1955 all coming away from home.

Interestingly, Liverpool registered their biggest margin of victory in an away top-flight match against Arsenal.

Fact: Salah steers clear of Kane, Jota excels

Salah steered clear of Harry Kane as the Premier League 2020-21 top scorer. He now has 18 league goals. Meanwhile, Jota raced to eight league goals this season. The Portuguese has scored 12 goals for the Reds in all competitions.

Records: A look at the other notable records registered

As per Opta, Premier League matches between Arsenal and Liverpool have now produced 169 goals, more than any other fixture in the competition's history.

Meanwhile, Arsenal have only picked up one victory from their last 12 Premier League matches against Liverpool (D4 L7).

Mohamed Salah has been directly involved in nine goals in nine Premier League appearances against Arsenal (G7 A2).