Arsene Wenger’s 50th game against Liverpool ended in 3-1 defeat at Anfield as the hosts continued their outstanding performance in big games this season.
The Reds were desperate to return to winning ways after a poor display against Leicester City on Monday evening.
As early as the 9th minute, Roberto Firmino found space and slipped the ball past Hector Bellerin.
In the 40th minute, Sadio Mane drilled in a low effort to double Liverpool’s lead before half time.
Arsenal raised its game after the interval with Alexis Sanchez providing a sublime assist to Danny Welbeck who dinked the ball over Simon Mignolet to get his team on the scoresheet in the 56th minute.
Georginio Wijnaldum would eventually seal the victory for Liverpool in stoppage time.
The defeat is a big blow to Arsenal’s hope of finishing in the top four.
With the defeat at Anfield, Arsenal is now fifth on the log while Liverpool has moved to the third spot.