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Milner, Lacazette score as Arsenal and Liverpool settle for a 1-1 draw

Milner, Lacazette score as Arsenal and Liverpool settle for a 1-1 draw

- Arsenal and Liverpool settled for 1-1 draw at the Emirates

- Both goals were scored in the second half of the match

- The Reds go top as Arsenal remain fourth on the league table

Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw by Liverpool in highly entertaining Premier League fixture played at the Emirates.

The two top-four teams shared the points as James Milner and Alexander Lacazette both scored for either sides in the second half.

Both sides played top quality football at the Emirates as Arsenal were on the backdrop of a 12-match unbeaten run.

The best chance of the first half fell to Virgil Van Dijk after Mohamed Salah delivered a pin-point pass to the defender whose shot hit the on rushing Bernd Leno.

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The Gunners also asked questions as an Alexander Lacazette's shot narrowly went wide after a lovely build up play from Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Then a minute after the hour mark, the deadlock was broken as Jurgen Klopp's side took a deserved lead.

Sadio Mane dashed down the left and whopped in a cross, but the distance on Leno's punch was not good enough as it fell kindly to Milner, who put the Reds into a 1-0 lead with a lovely finish.

The match did not end there as Unai Emery made wholesale changes in search for an equalizer and it paid off.

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A brilliant turn from Lacazette in the box created time and space for the Frenchman as he blasted home his shot to make the score 1-1.

Both teams settled for the draw as Liverpool go top of the Premier League standings as Manchester City and Chelsea have a game to spear.

Arsenal remain fourth on the table as they continue their unbeaten run to 13 games in all competitions.

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