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Who is this team? Liverpool pulls strongly in top match against Arsenal, and strengthens leadership position

The road to the title is still long, but on match day 20 of the Premier League is once again proved that Liverpool in 2019 the beat team. The Reds played in the own Anfield Road opponent Arsenal away completely. It was a whopping 5-1: Roberto Firmino scored a hattrick.

By the surprising defeat of Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the day Liverpool Saturday night again a gold case. In the opening stages, it looked a little bit not good, because Arsenal scored after 11 minutes, the first goal of the match. The 21-arige Ainsley Maitland-Niles made the 0-1. High fives everywhere by coach Unai Emery on the bench of Arsenal, but long would the London party not take.

Barely five minutes after the opening goal by Maitland-Niles was Anfield all to the feast. Signed: Roberto Firmino. The Brazilian took two actions, and that led to the same goals: suddenly, it was 2-1. Work to be done for Arsenal, but the pressure continued from the home team. Shortly after the half-hour struck also Sadio Mané are goaltje, making it 3-1. And for the rest came the 4-1 already there from the dot: Mohamed Salah was in overtime against the ground gekwakt by Sokratis, the Egyptian, put himself in the penalty order.

The game seemed after 45 minutes already played. Though in football, of course, everything. Early in the second half allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the ultimate opportunity to Arsenal in the race to fight: the Gabonees missed close to 4-2. Liverpool was merciless: after an error Sead Kolašinac got The Reds a second penalty kick. This time it was Firmino who is behind the ball, the Brazilian missed. 5-1, hattrick is complete. In the remaining 25 minutes, it was mainly enjoyed for the many fans at Anfield, that in these cold days, something harder may dream of a first English title since 1990. 5-1 was the final score.

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