Liverpool – Liverpool able to keep Arsenal 2-2 despite having to play with 10 players in 92 minutes. Martin Skrtel goal in the 97th minute to save the Reds from defeat.
In action at Anfield on Sunday (12/21/2014), Liverpool had excelled through Philippe Coutinho goal in the first half. However, Arsenal were able to equalize the score thanks to goals from Mathieu Debuchy.
In the second half, Arsenal took the lead thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud. Liverpool avoid defeat after Skrtel‘s header in injury time goal tore Gunner who escorted Wojciech Szczesny.
Liverpool finished the game with 10 men after Fabio Borini a second yellow card on 92 minutes as lifting the foot too high and the body of Santi Cazorla.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, praised his team. He considered, bait and movement on the ground is very remarkable.
“We deserved 1-0 lead in the first half and I think Arsenal do not deserve a free kick before finally going on the equalizer. I think Alexis Sanchez diving, but the referee did not see it. We should be able to survive better,” said Rodgers, the BBC.
“I am pleased with our performance this week against Manchester United, Bournemouth, and Arsenal. That shows we are on the rise. In the pause, I asked the players more banya move and we showed character by being able to equalize despite playing with 10 players,“ 41-year-old coach insisted.
Incision of the points gained Liverpool make them sit ranked 10th with 22 points.