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Liverpool sink Arsenal to move third

4 Mar 2017
Liverpool v Arsenal

Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum on target in 3-1 win at Anfield

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal

Liverpool moved into the top three and above Arsenal, beating them 3-1 at Anfield.

The hosts took the lead on nine minutes when Roberto Firmino controlled Sadio Mane’s centre and beat Petr Cech.

Jurgen Klopp’s side dominated the first half and were two goals up five minutes before the interval when Firmino this time teed up Mane to score.

Arsenal threatened a fightback when half-time substitute Alexis Sanchez's through-ball allowed Danny Welbeck to beat Simon Mignolet on 57 minutes,

But Liverpool made sure of the points in stoppage time when Georginio Wijnaldum scored on the break.

The three points lift Liverpool to third, two points ahead of Arsenal, who drop to fifth.

Man of the match Sadio Mane (Liverpool)

See: Liverpool report | Arsenal report

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