Wilshere: Arsenal were scared of playing against Liverpool

Esther Moore
December 25, 2017

"How can we play football like this, pass like this, attitude, run like this, and then we get this [result]?" he told reporters.

Understudy Loris Karius had a tough bedding-in period last season but, having kept two clean sheets in as many Premier League appearances this season (and three more in the Champions League) it may be time to fast-track his reascension to the starting lineup.

While he started on the bench, Milner quickly entered the fray after the injury to Jordan Henderson in the first-half.

Liverpool's defensive capabilities have come under renewed criticism following a chaotic encounter at the Emirates Stadium on Friday.

But the German believes there is still plenty for the fourth placed Reds to play for and they should not get complacent just because City are so far ahead. "Swansea are under pressure and we will be ready for them". This wasn't his best game by a long shot, but he still caused the Arsenal defence all kinds of problems with his pace and quick feet.

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The Egyptian became the first Liverpool player since Ian Rush to reach 20 goals for the season before Christmas and continued his goal-scoring form against Arsenal in their last outing.

"It was draw number eight and we should have won, like all the other draws".

The 26-year-old forward scored twice in Liverpool FC's 5-1 win over Brighton and Hove Albion earlier this month. Set-piece goals happen but even there we are better, and we score more often than we concede.

Arsenal now have five days' rest before facing Crystal Palace on December 28. It was quality [against Arsenal]; not for a result but enough for a good performance.

Swansea will give a fitness test to striker Wilfried Bony (hamstring) and midfielder Leroy Fer (back), who both missed the game against Palace.

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