Opposition Closeup – Arsenal, Lineups and the Gooners to Watch!

Shirley Welcome everyone to the third (league) game of the season. Farrell and I will look at Unai Emery's Arsenal, who come to Anfield for the first time this season. A game in which Liverpool fans will be hoping for another goal glutz from the Reds. A certain Bobby Firmino's hat-trick in this fixture last season certainly leaves a sweet feeling, doesn't it? Players to Watch: Dani Ceballos, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Ceballos had an ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Arsenal

Running out 2-1 victors in their last Premier League outing against Southampton, the Reds will be returning to action on Merseyside this weekend. Their opponents would be fellow 'Big 6' rival Arsenal, who themselves beat Burnley 2-1 to finish matchday 2 in 2nd place. Both teams boast a 100% record heading into the fixture, but only one can walk away with their record intact. Ahead of Saturday's top of the table ...

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Gini Bottles Arsenal

At what stage do we just stop playing games at Anfield. It’s a waste of everyone’s time isn’t it. We’ve just stuck five past one of the best sides in the country for having the audacity to take the lead. We may as well just make every home game a 3-0 win and the lads can go on holiday every other week. If we were to have a vote on ...

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Bobby Guns Down Arsenal – View from the Kop

It was to be another fantastic Saturday at Anfield as Liverpool closed off the year in some style much to the delight of the thousands packed inside the stadium. As the game approached, there was optmism as the Reds went into the game having won the last 8 league matches with a small err of caution as the last side to avoid defeat was Arsenal at the start of November. ...

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Liverpool 5 – 1 Arsenal: Player Ratings and Talking Points

Reds Sign off the Year in Style What a year 2018 has been! This side have started building something special, and a 5-1 victory over Arsenal at Anfield was the perfect way to bring the curtain down on a spectacular calendar year. The dream day got off to a nightmare start when Ainsley Maitland-Niles tucked home a Liverpool-like goal that came against the run of play, but these Reds are different to ...

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Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal: Match Report

In what was undoubtedly as a hugely important game for their hopes to clinch the ever illusive Premier League title, Liverpool welcomed Arsenal to Anfield in their last game of 2018. Both teams have had a terrific season, comparatively. As the Reds' march saw them achieve their best 19-game tally ever and sit top of the league, it has to be said that Arsenal have done a lot better than many ...

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Tactics: What Liverpool Needs to Look Out for Against Arsenal

Hello everyone. It’s the second half of the season being kicked off at Anfield with a game against Arsenal. It has been quite an exhilarating first half and as usual, Farrell and I bring you our thoughts on how The Gunners may approach the game and the player who must keep our entire team on alert. Farrell Where Are Arsenal Now? Arsenal have endured a mixed bag of results of late ahead of ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Arsenal

Having demolished Newcastle 4-0 on Boxing Day, Liverpool will next welcome Arsenal to Anfield. The Gunners, who drew 1-1 with Brighton, will be looking for a result against the Reds. Able to field ace marksman Aubameyang, Arsenal are a dangerous side to face, one which Klopp knows well. Between two traditional heavyweights, we preview Saturday's game. Gunner's Duo Threat If Liverpool have anything to worry about, it has to be Arsenal's strike ...

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Liverpool, Red Band of Brothers

It’s fair to say Arsenal are having a bit of a mixed season. Their recent results have been erratic to say the least. Three wins, two draws and two losses in all competitions in their last seven games, since the impressive 4:2  league victory over a high flying Tottenham side on 2nd December. The jury is still out on new manager, 47 years old, Unai Emery. The three in a row ...

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Rival Roundup: Matchday 16

In this most recent matchday, all of Liverpool's rivals were in action in some really enticing encounters. Here's how they all got on in Matchday 16. Bournemouth v Liverpool First of all, Liverpool won what should've been a tricky game against Eddie Howe's Bournemouth. Instead of being difficult it was fairly easy for the Reds and they ran out 4-0 winners. For more information on the match, check out Vesko's match report ...

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Rival Roundup: Matchday 14

In Matchday 14, there were some big fixtures that Liverpool's rivals were involved in as everyone looks to stay competitive at the top of the Premier League. Arsenal v Tottenham In arguably the biggest game of the weekend, Arsenal faced Tottenham at the Emirates in the North London Derby. This was Unai Emery's first North London derby in charge of Arsenal, and it would be one he won't forget. In a very ...

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Rival Roundup: Matchday 13

On Matchday 13, some of Liverpool's rivals featured in important games that could be vital to their respective seasons. West Ham v Man City In our main title rivals' game, City travelled to East London to play the Hammers. Man City made light work of Pellegrini's side, dispatching them easily in a 4-0 rout, although West Ham were able to create a few chances. The goal scorers in this match-up were Leroy ...

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FOAR Readers Have Their Say on Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool

Voice of the Fans The team at Fields of Anfield Road are always keen to engage in discussion and debate with our readers and fellow Liverpool fans. That's why we sent the call out on Twitter for supporters to DM us and share their thoughts on the game. The responses came from far and wide, and we've included the best ones below. Thanks to everyone who got involved, we're looking forward ...

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Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool : Player Ratings and Talking Points

Disappointing Draw Liverpool drew 1-1 with an impressive Arsenal side in a game that's difficult to analyse. On one hand, Liverpool were unlucky not to have won 3-0 after Mane's goal was incorrectly ruled out for offside, and VVD missed two big chances. On the other, Arsenal were dominant for long stretches of the match, and it's arguable that Liverpool barely deserved a draw. Klopp voiced his disappointment after the game regarding ...

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Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool: Match Report

After playing the first 10 Premier League games of the season without a single defeat, it was time for the Reds to travel to London and face Arsenal at the Emirates. Team News Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was still without captain Jordan Henderson and Naby Keita in midfield, while former Arsenal player Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain remains out for the season. On the other hand, Unai Emery had a number of issues. Sead Kolašinac was ...

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How can the ‘Big 6’ help Liverpool’s title challenge?

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'R684KUUpRIZfqZLI6zFyuA',sig:'YTuxRRroHMhP__PbxL0wKe4CG2chz88-EDk1vwCaZtY=',w:'594px',h:'391px',items:'1033567362',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Liverpool is without a doubt having the best opening to a season in ten years and fans dream of ending the 28-year old title drought, albeit with some caution or reality checks. We've a squad to match the 2008/09 one, remain unbeaten in the league after 10 games and top our Champions League group. However, Liverpool major challengers both wear blue. Manchester City remain ...

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ARSENAL VS LIVERPOOL – Match Preview

Match week 11 is upon us and while the City game was billed to be a test of Liverpool’s title contention ambitions, this is one game that never fails to excite every season; loads of goals and drama, that’s for certain. The games at Anfield in 2013/14 season and the Emirates last season certainly come to mind. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'pV9f3ER5QOBWFTleBlgU6A',sig:'j1sEcbpyx6qYMTncIcSXDp4EVoMb7eaghzpdUqPHJjY=',w:'594px',h:'420px',items:'1056415204',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});   For a rejuvenated Arsenal, this is touted to be their litmus test; with ...

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Arsenal v Liverpool – FOAR Writers Predictions

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'mEHhQksTQglRc3h5H1uCeg',sig:'hYeRofH673-yNnS4L8aI2EXd9aXPZCUpeCFFkge9vcY=',w:'594px',h:'453px',items:'532199192',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); Time to set the Record Straight Two years after a European final to forget against Sevilla, the stakes won't be quite as high when Liverpool visit Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Make no mistake however, for this could well be a match to savour for the neutrals, as two of the most offensively exciting sides come head-to-head for the first time this season. Unai ...

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Liverpool at the Emirates

The Reds visit the Emirates this Saturday, hoping to extend their lead at the top and yield a potential fourth win out of five against the Gunners. Arsene Wenger is no longer in the hotseat, but the Reds' fans will be familiar with current coach, Spaniard Unai Emery, who led Sevilla to glory in the 2016 Europa League Final at the expense of Liverpool. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'h-V8zlgoQYt0bINmfn6mAA',sig:'QYUheCzQtbA90BQhA1yz-zZ8G5MnvvmwO8hCfjNSPmk=',w:'594px',h:'424px',items:'532199096',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Clashes ...

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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL – 5 Liverpool Horror Shows

It's that time of the year again The time when the streets are full of monsters, zombies and flamingos (???), when you argue with your spouse over whether you should buy sweets or mixed nuts for the kids (sorry darling, but I did at least go for cashews this year), and when you turn off all the lights, draw all the curtains and ensure a total black-out of the house at ...

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Cliches set to rise as optimism increases

The clichés are already starting to rear their head and you will probably hear them muttered numerous times over the course of the season, especially if Liverpool back the bold media predictions that they will be the main challengers to Manchester City. The so-called testing period, the outcome of a game demonstrating whether they can challenge for the title and the evident comparison to the other contenders with the word ...

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A season of new hopes and dreams

Sunday would mark the Red's 1st competitive match of the season, with West Ham being the visitor's at Anfield. Coming off the back off an exhilarating 2017/18, fans will be left dreaming about their ideal season. And top of that wish list would be a first league win since 1990. The near misses in 2008/2009 & 2013/14 only whet that appetite even further. Could this be finally our year? Taking into account of ...

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