Liverpool 3 vs Arsenal 1

Joel Matip’s header from Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner set them on their way just before half-time.

Liverpool doubled their lead three minutes after the break when Mohamed Salah was pulled back by Liability David Luiz in the area and Salah converted the spot-kick.

The Egyptian scored his second on 59 minutes when he beat David Luiz near the halfway line and advanced to score.

Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both passed up early goalscoring chances for Arsenal, who did reduce the deficit on 85 minutes through Lucas Torreira.

Liverpool equalled a club-record winning streak of 12 league matches to go top with nine points from three matches.