Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp have made their worst start to a Premier League season with two wins, one defeat and four draws, securing 10 points out of the possible 21 points in the process.
Apart from their 9-0 demolition of AFC Bournemouth, the Reds have been far from being convincing in their play. In fact, they have only managed to win one(the controversial 98 minute Fabio Carvalho’s winner over Newcastle Utd at Anfield) in four games where they conceded first. Perhaps a sign that the former champions are lacking in character.
On the other hand, Arsenal, their hosts tomorrow in the league, have won seven out of eight games to remain at the top of the table and have not dropped any point at the Emirates. They are the overwhelming favorites to pick all maximum points too, and the Gunners will be buoyed by their recent comprehensive home victories – a 3-1 win over Spurs and 3-0 triumph against Bodo/Glimt in the league and Europa respectively.
However, Mikel Arteta and his team still face in struggling Liverpool a tricky customers. The Gunners have lost two of their last league games played at the Emirates Stadium to the Reds, conceding 5 goals without scoring.
The Gunners have only won once in their last six league meetings against Liverpool since 2020 when a Sadio Mane’s 20 minute strike was cancelled by Alexandre Lacazette and Reis Nelson goals.
Though Arsenal are flying high at the moment but this game could be a springboard that launches Liverpool stuttering season back on track.
Meanwhile a win for the Gunners further prove their Premier League title credentials.