Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: a tale of two cock ups

Well that was one to forget. While it's still all too fresh in the memory though let's pause to consider that we had TWENTY FOUR shots, only managing to score with one of them versus Arsenal who had THREE shots and scored with two.

This flattered Arsenal who were for the entire match utterly rubbish as predicted in our previous article. The bit that went wrong was so were we. Virgil Van Dijk and Alisson gifting Arsenal each of their goals on a plate.

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Very disappointing finishing run to our season so far. It doesn't overshadow the magnificent achievement in becoming champions and will be quickly lost amongst the general madness Covid19 has brought with it. Do we have wider cause for concern though?

In our last two games we've had 47 shots but managed to convert just 2 of them into goals. To win a game 4-0 at that strike rate would require 94 shots, which including stoppage time is basically one a minute. As fun a game as that would be it doesn't seem like a workable long term strategy.

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Surely in a game where we have eight times more shots more than the opposition, they shouldn't score twice as many goals. Okay those goals were helped by the rarest of mistakes but the fact we scored just one, a very similar conversion rate to our match before, means you have to wonder just what were, Salah, Mane, Firmino, Chamberlain, Keita, Minamino, Origi and Shaqiri doing?

Not to mention players like Robertson, Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho and Wijnaldum who are all expected to chip in with the odd goal or two but rarely do.

A really simple question for Klopp and FSG, was £50million for a proven, consistent, goal scorer in Werner really too big a price to pay? And for us fans, do we think our team will be okay without a new attacker or could we live to regret it next season if we don't sign one.

One thing's for sure we certainly don't want next season to be told every other week 'I can't fault the boys' 'they turned up, ran around a lot and created loads of chances'

Not watched Klopp's presser yet but am sure he won't make any excuses like that......

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