Player Ratings: Arsenal 3-2 Liverpool - Magnificent Gunners return to Premier League summit

Arsenal are majestic as they beat Liverpool 3-2 in a cracking clash to go back to the top of the Premier League

Player Ratings: Arsenal 3-2 Liverpool - Magnificent Gunners return to Premier League summit

Arsenal 3-2 Liverpool: Player Ratings

Gabriel Martinelli's first minute opener and a brace from the outstanding Bukayo Saka, including a spot-kick, returned Arsenal to the top of the Premier League table in a pulsating clash. 

Jurgen  Liverpool twice equalised through Darwin Nunez and Roberto Firmino in a cracking clash at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon - but are now 14 points off the Gunners who sit proudly in top spot. 

Find out which players impressed during a mesmerising match in North London


Arsenal (4-2-3-1)

GK: Aaron Ramsdale - 7.5/10 - Solid without being at his absolute best - but had no chance with either goal 

RB: Ben White - 7.5/10 - Diaz and Jota thereatened at times but White stayed resolute. If he doesn't make the England World Cup squad it will be good thing for Arsenal - and certainly not a reflection on his talents 

CB: William Saliba - 7.5/10 - Will have learned plenty from facing such an excellent team - and he and Arsenal will be so much the better for it

CB: Gabriel - 7/10 - Not his best game but never hid as the Gunners showed real character to win this game 

LB: Takehiro Tomiyasu - 7/10 - Dogged

CM: Thomas Partey - 7/10 - Not his most influential game but relished the challenge at the heart of the battle to boost his team to victory 

CM: Granit Xhaka - 8/10 - Would havae brought the house down with a powerful volley that flew over. An important presence in the engine room. 

RM: Bukayo Saka - 9/10 - Arsenal's two goal hero was outstanding. Absolutely outstanding. 

AM: Martin Odegaard - 8/10 - Full of creativity and vision. Never stopped probing Liverpool's backline for an opportunity to free attacking colleagues 

LM: Gabriel Martinelli - 9/10 - Klopp praised Martinelli after the match - and deservedly so. One goal, one assist and never let the Reds defence settle

CF: Gabriel Jesus - 7/10 - A magnificently determined performance off the ball. Never stopped hassling and harrying for the cause, even picking up a few knocks in the process. Brave and strong to go with his wonderfull talent. What a signing 


Kieran Tierney (82' for Odegaard) - 7/10 

Eddie Nketiah (90' for Jesus) - 7/10 

Fabio Vieira (90' for Saka) - 7/10

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