As usual in an important match against a fellow top six contender, Liverpool were more than up for it in front of a rocking Anfield crowd. The Reds raced past Arsenal in a remarkably one-sided contest with a scoreline that actually flattered the Londoners, 4-0.
Jurgen Klopp mixed things up with an unexpected change in goal. Opting for Loris Karius may have caused a couple of concerns with the ball at his feet, but the Reds going forward focuses all attention, and for good reason.
Liverpool’s front three are absolutely lethal. Add a reinvigorated midfield and Liverpool will dismantle better teams than Arsenal in league play before this season is finished.
There will be mentions of how poorly Arsenal played but Liverpool are now firmly in the habit of attacking all opponents with a swagger that announces, “There will be moments where you will just not be able to handle us.” The Reds are simply a scintillating, swirling strike-force of attacking threat that has no parallel in the league. The club even look like they are improving as a defensive collective.
Here are four findings from the match.