Feb 8, 2014 at 12.45pm UK at ​Anfield

5-1

Skrtel (1', 9'), Sterling (16', 51'), Sturridge (19')
Henderson (46')
FT(HT: 4-0)
Arteta (68' pen.)
Giroud (49'), Wilshere (58')
Result: Liverpool hammer Arsenal
Result: Liverpool hammer Arsenal
Liverpool hammer Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield thanks to braces from Raheem Sterling and Martin Skrtel and a strike from Daniel Sturridge
Reaction
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Defeat to Liverpool was an accident'
Arsene Wenger describes Arsenal's heavy 5-1 defeat to Liverpool last Saturday as an "accident".
Feb 11, 10:18
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: 'Arsenal rout was wonderful to watch'
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says that it was "wonderful to watch" his side run riot against Arsenal on their way to a 5-1 win at Anfield on Saturday.
Feb 10, 22:30
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal against Norwich during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Raheem Sterling hails Liverpool belief
Raheem Sterling claims that there is "massive belief" in the Liverpool squad following their 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal.
Feb 10, 18:13
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere reacts during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, northwest England, on February 8, 2014
Liverpool fan killed by Arsenal supporter for gloating about 5-1 victory?
A Liverpool fan is reportedly stabbed to death by an Arsenal supporter in Kenya following the Reds' 5-1 hammering of the Gunners at Anfield.
Feb 10, 13:24
Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in action during an English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham on January 13, 2014
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain seeks Arsenal response
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain calls on Arsenal to respond positively to Saturday's 5-1 hammering at Liverpool in the Premier League.
Feb 10, 12:03
Wojciech Szczesny Arsenal FC during an Arsenal training session at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on July 13, 2013
Wojciech Szczesny: 'Liverpool defeat is unacceptable'
Wojciech Szczesny admits that Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing at Liverpool on Saturday was "unacceptable".
Feb 10, 11:04
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Stoke during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker bemoans 'worst setback' after losing to Liverpool
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says that losing to Liverpool is the club's 'worst setback' of the season.
Feb 10, 10:50
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 28, 2014
Steven Gerrard: 'Liverpool are not in the title race'
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard echoes manager Brendan Rodgers's claims that the Reds are not in the title race this season.
Feb 9, 23:03
Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates with teammate Steven Gerrard after scoring his team's second goal against Norwich during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Steven Gerrard: 'We demolished Arsenal from start to finish'
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard rates his side's performance during yesterday's 5-1 rout of Arsenal as one of the top three during his time at the club.
Feb 9, 22:49
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Brendan Rodgers talks up "selfless" Luis Suarez
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers praises the "selfless" Luis Suarez following his side's 5-1 hammering of Arsenal.
Feb 9, 13:42
Martin Skrtel of Liverpool celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Martin Skrtel: Arsenal win was "perfect"
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel says that their 5-1 win against Arsenal on Saturday was "perfect".
Feb 9, 12:44
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Liverpool rout raises questions'
Following their thrashing by Liverpool, Arsene Wenger admits that Arsenal will need to answer the doubters when they face Manchester United in the Premier League.
Feb 9, 09:16
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger falls over at Liverpool Lime Street
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is pictured falling over at Liverpool Lime Street shortly after his side's 5-1 thrashing by Liverpool at Anfield.
Feb 9, 05:43
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Arsene Wenger targets Manchester United victory
Arsene Wenger claims that his Arsenal team will answer questions on their title credentials with a win over Manchester United on Wednesday.
Feb 8, 19:03
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal against Norwich during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Raheem Sterling plays down personal praise
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling plays down praise for his performance during the Reds' 5-1 win against Arsenal.
Feb 8, 18:07
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Brendan Rodgers dismisses Liverpool's title chances
Brendan Rodgers dismisses Liverpool chances of winning the Premier League.
Feb 8, 17:48
Wojciech Szczesny of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2013
Wojciech Szczesny apologises for Arsenal's "embarrassing" Liverpool defeat
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny apologises to fans for a "f...ing embarrassing" 5-1 defeat to Liverpool.
Feb 8, 16:16
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Brendan Rodgers praises 'hungry' Liverpool
Brendan Rodgers praises the "hunger" of his Liverpool team for their display in the 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal at Anfield.
Feb 8, 16:07
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Arsene Wenger: We were "very poor" against Liverpool
Arsene Wenger rues his side's "very poor" display following their 5-1 defeat to Liverpool this afternoon.
Feb 8, 16:02
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Brendan Rodgers hails "incredible" Liverpool display
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hails his team's performance following their 5-1 win against Arsenal in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 15:20
Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Daniel Sturridge: 'Liverpool worked as a team'
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says that the side "worked as a team" in their 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal.
Feb 8, 15:11
Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at The Hawthorns on February 2, 2014
Daniel Sturridge plays down Premier League title talk
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge plays down talk of the Reds winning the Premier League title after their 5-1 win against Arsenal.
Feb 8, 15:05
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Liverpool's 5-1 rout of Premier League leaders Arsenal.
Match Report
Liverpool hammer Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield thanks to braces from Raheem Sterling and Martin Skrtel and a strike from Daniel Sturridge
Live Commentary
Read how Liverpool annihilated league leaders Arsenal in Saturday's lunchtime Premier League game.
HT Report
A ramapant Liverpool race into a 4-0 half-time lead against Arsenal at Anfield.
Team News
Jack Wilshere replaces Lukas Podolski in the Arsenal side as they take on an unchanged Liverpool at Anfield.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Liverpool at Anfield, where the Gunners could move 11 points clear of their opponents with a win.
Head to Head
Nov 2, 2013 5.30pm
Jan 30, 2013 7.45pm
Arsenal
2-2
Liverpool
Walcott (67'), Giroud (64')
Cazorla (25'), Giroud (85'), Mertesacker (90')
Henderson (60'), Suárez (5')
Gerrard (73')
Sep 2, 2012 1.30pm
Mar 3, 2012 12.45pm
Aug 20, 2011 3pm
Arsenal
0-2
Liverpool

Frimpong (8'), Lansbury (89')
Ramsey (78' og.)
Carroll (28'), Leiva (45')
Build-up
Brendan Rodgers the Liverpool manager looks on prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at The Hawthorns on February 2, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: 'Onus is on Steven Gerrard against Arsenal'
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers talks up the responsibility on Steven Gerrard against Arsenal this afternoon.
Feb 8, 12:44
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Man United on November 11, 2013
Arsene Wenger: We have to be defensively "solid"
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to see his side be defensively "solid" against Liverpool this afternoon.
Feb 8, 12:37
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is congratulated by team mates after saving a penalty against Stoke on August 17, 2013
Simon Mignolet: 'We can impose ourselves on Arsenal'
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet challenges teammates to impose themselves against Arsenal this afternoon.
Feb 8, 12:12
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Brendan Rodgers: 'We're better in the big games'
Brendan Rodgers claims that his Liverpool side perform better in the big games.
Feb 6, 22:32
Brendan Rodgers the Liverpool manager looks on prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at The Hawthorns on February 2, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool can "make a statement" against Arsenal
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers challenges his side to "make a statement" against Arsenal this weekend.
Feb 6, 21:29
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during his team's Champions League group match against Napoli on October 1, 2013
Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to keep Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge "quiet"
Arsene Wenger insists that Arsenal need to keep Liverpool's prolific strikeforce Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge "quiet" at Anfield on Saturday.
Feb 6, 09:52
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal ceelbrates scoring the opening goal with Serge Gnabry of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 13, 2014
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger: 'Jack Wilshere might return for Liverpool clash'
Arsene Wenger claims that Jack Wilshere "might" be fit for this Saturday's Premier League clash against Liverpool at Anfield.
Feb 6, 09:30
Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs and Manchester City's James Milner battle for the ball during a friendly match on August 10, 2013
Kieron Gibbs: 'Arsenal can make big statement at Anfield'
Kieron Gibbs believes that Arsenal can make a "big statement" by beating Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.
Feb 6, 04:12
Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on November 23, 2013
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez targets Arsenal scalp
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez says that his side are capable of defeating Arsenal at Anfield this weekend.
Feb 6, 00:17
Liverpool's Martin Skrtel celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Chelsea during their Premier League match on December 29, 2013
Martin Skrtel "confident" Liverpool can beat Arsenal
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is "confident" that he and his teammates can defeat Arsenal at Anfield this Saturday.
Feb 5, 09:52
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere celebrates after scoring against Norwich during the English Premier League football match on October 19, 2013
Jack Wilshere to return from injury against Liverpool?
Jack Wilshere could return to the Arsenal team for Saturday's game against Liverpool, according to reports.
Feb 5, 04:14
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is congratulated by team mates after saving a penalty against Stoke on August 17, 2013
Simon Mignolet: We'll be "ready" for Arsenal visit
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says that the team will be fully prepared for the visit of Premier League leaders Arsenal on Saturday.
Feb 4, 05:19
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal against Norwich during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Raheem Sterling looks to Arsenal clash after dropping points against West Bromwich Albion
Raheem Sterling believes that Liverpool can respond to their draw against West Bromwich Albion by picking up maximum points against Arsenal this weekend.
Feb 3, 09:18



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