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Liverpool 3 Arsenal 3 Player Ratings: Who was your Man of the Match?

Liverpool and Arsenal was tipped to be one of the best games this season and it lived up to the billing. The game ended with 3-3 score line and had some brilliant individual performances. We rate them in our Liverpool vs Arsenal Player Ratings feature.

Roberto Firmino enjoyed his best night in a Liverpool jersey as the Brazilian scored an amazing brace inside first 25 minutes. Arsenal replied with Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud (2) to go in a 3-2 lead, only to be pegged back by Welsh Pirlo Joe Allan deep in the injury time.

Liverpool Player Ratings vs Arsenal

Mignolet: (3) – At fault for 2 Arsenal goals, new contract looked like a mistake.

Clyne: (6.5) – Energy & spark throughout the 90 minutes from the Englishman.

Toure: (6) – What he lacked in pace, made up with intelligent reading

Sakho: (6.5) – His battle with Giroud was fascinating.

Moreno: (6) – Rash at times, but effective from the wings.

Lucas: (6) – A shield for Liverpool’s defense all night.

Henderson: (6) – Looked rusty at times but showed promise for the coming games.

Can: (7) – Brightest midfielder on the night, his shot was converted by Firmino.

Lallana: (6) – Made bright runs, but not effective enough.

Ibe: (6.5) – Bright runs throughout the game, his pressure kept Monreal pegged in defense.

Firmino: (7.5) – His display as the false 9 was impeccable.

Substitutes

Benteke (6), Caulker (5), Allan (6.5)

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Liverpool

Cech: (6) – He was left helpless for all 3 Liverpool goals.

Bellerin: (6) – His attacking prowess was curtailed due to Liverpool’s pressing.

Koscielny: (6.5) – Crucial defensive headers late on when Liverpool were pushing for the leveler.

Mertesacker: (6) – Like Toure, lacked pace but reading was exceptional.

Monreal: (6.5) – More focused on defending and did a fine job at that.

Flamini: (6) – Hardly noticed during the game and that was credit to his error-free game.

Ramsey: (7) – Made incisive runs from midfield and one of those led to Arsenal’s 1st goal.

Campbell: (7.5) – Mightily impressed with his précised passing and movement.

Ozil: (6.5) – Kept quite in the first half, second half was relatively better.

Giroud: (7.5) – First goal was a fluke, second was a touch of class.

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