Vivianne Miedema is a goal-scoring machine and on Sunday she found the back of the net against Liverpool, humiliating their entire defence as she scored her 20th league goal of the season.

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Arsenal win at Liverpool (photo via Arsenal)

The Gunners knew that a win would keep them on top of the table and they didn’t disappoint, running out 5-1 winners away to the Reds.

And do you know what? They managed to do it while wearing that abomination of a toothpaste kit:

Kim Little opens the scoring against liverpool (photo via Arsenal)
Kim Little opens the scoring against Liverpool (photo via Arsenal)

Kim Little opened the scoring when she finished first time after receiving the ball from Kate McCabe.

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Less than two minutes later Beth Mead made it two after a sumptuous pass from Miedema.

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Mead then got her second and Arsenal’s third at the start of the second half when she chipped the Liverpool keeper with an absolute beauty:

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No, it wasn’t a cross!

It was four when Dominique Bloodworth found the back of the net with a diving header…

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But it was Miedema’s goal that stole the show, and you can see why:

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The game also saw Viktoria Schnaderbeck make her debut from the club:

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You can read more about Arsenal’s run-in and the race with Manchester City for the title here.

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