The duel of matchday 23 of the Premier League takes us to the Emirates Stadium, the scene where this Sunday Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal faces Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, in what is practically a final because the first and third in the league Players compete against each other.
This duel at home to the Gunners promises emotions and could potentially determine the direction of the season in this final stage towards the summit.
Liverpool come in as leaders and know a win will put the Reds on the road to the title in Klopp’s final season at the helm of the team, yes. However, they will face Arsenal who will be on their last card in the title fight.
For Mikel Arteta’s Gunners, winning this match is practically an obligation if they want to remain in the battle for the title against City and Liverpool, who are five points above the London team.
Arsenal have practically no margin for error, that is, the Emirates team has one game more than Manchester City despite having the same points, hence the defeat against Liverpool and City’s win against Brentford on Monday. And it will happen later in the pending game. Take the Sky Blues to 6 points and Liverpool to 8 points.
Complicated mission, but not impossible for Arsenal
The duel between Arteta and Klopp has been an intense battle on the field, with the balance tipping in favor of the German tactician.
Well, in the last 10 matches, including the Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup, the Liverpool coach has achieved 5 wins, 3 draws and only two losses against Arteta.
Furthermore, Arsenal have not won against Liverpool since October 9, 2022, when they beat the Reds 3-2 in the Premier League with goals from Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka at the Emirates Stadium.
That is why this Sunday, Arsenal want to repeat that feat and turn the Emirates into their main strength against the league leader and give Arteta his fifth win against Klopp in 14 meetings this Sunday.
Liverpool goes for the ‘double double’ at the Emirates
Another fact about this match is that if Liverpool wins, Jurgen Klopp’s team will make history as the first team to win against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on multiple occasions in the same season in two different seasons, Because recently they defeated them in the FA Cup. , so if they do it again in the Premier League now they will equal the performance they did in the 2021-22 season when they won the Premier League and the Carabao Cup, thus winning at the Emirates in the same campaign The number will double.