Arsenal somehow managed to earn a point against Liverpool despite being 2-0 down at half-time but did we actually learn anything?

Arsenal’s first half against Liverpool was nothing short of shambolic. The Gunners were 2-0 down at the break and while we knew we had it ‘all to play for’ in the second half not many people actually thought we could bounce back.

It’s nice to be wrong sometimes.

Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Granit Xhaka, who were both poor apart from this, and Mesut Ozil managed to put Arsenal ahead 3-2 within minutes. Although Roberto Firmino netted a second later in the second half, we earned a well-fought point when no one thought we could.

However, we still have such a long way to go and we can’t just sweep that first half performance under the carpet.

Here’s six things we learned from Arsenal’s roller coaster clash against Liverpool.


Ain’t nobody like Koscielny – or is there?

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I love Laurent Koscielny and probably always will. However, he’s not the player he once was.

The centre-back’s form has been going downhill for at least a year now but this season he’s been distinctly poor. Maybe it’s his dodgy Achilles; maybe it’s age (32). All I know it is he’s quickly becoming a liability and it’s an unsettling feeling.