Alisson pinpoints Arsenals main threat ahead of crunch Liverpool showdown – Mirror Online

Alisson says Liverpool will be wary of Arsenal’s attacking threat when the two sides meet on Monday night but is confident his side will get the result they desire.

The Premier League champions meet last season’s FA Cup winners just a month after losing to them on penalties in the Community Shield at Wembley.

Monday’s clash will be the third encounter between them this year, with a Carabao Cup clash to follow later next week.

Mikel Arteta so far boasts a 100 per cent record against Liverpool since his appointment, and is beginning to see elements of his vision coming out in his side’s performances.

But despite possessing the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette in their lineup, Alisson believes it’s still too early for Arsenal to spring a surprise result at Anfield.

Alisson fancies Liverpool's chances against Arsenal on Monday

Alisson fancies Liverpool’s chances against Arsenal on Monday
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“They have great strikers with good quality who can take decisions on the pitch,” Alisson told Football Daily . “But now with more games played I think our team will do better against them.”

While The Gunners earned a 2-1 win over Liverpool back in July, the title had already been wrapped up and Jurgen Klopp’s men had clearly taken their foot off the gas.

So far this season they’ve shown no signs of letting up on their rivals, with their latest win over 10-man Chelsea a sign of their ruthless capabilities.

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The Reds' goalkeeper is wary of the threat of Aubameyang and Lacazette

The Reds’ goalkeeper is wary of the threat of Aubameyang and Lacazette
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After conceding three in their opening game against Leeds, Alisson recorded his first clean sheet of the campaign by keeping out Jorginho’s late penalty.

He faces another stern test to come against Aubameyang and co., but having only narrowly missed out on the Golden Glove award last season, Alisson is keen to focus on achieving another shut out.

He added: “Also the clean sheets is something mental that we have the confidence to keep going. I believe it will be a really good match.”

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