Why Arsenal’s supporters have been so keen to highlight the Man City vs Liverpool full-back battle

Why Arsenal fans were so eager to highlight the full-back battle between Manchester City and Liverpool

Arsenal fans flocked to Twitter on Sunday night, highlighting the importance of one of the key areas in the confrontation between Manchester City and Liverpool.

Certainly the most famous game of the Premier League season to date is currently taking place at the Etihad.

The mentioned match sees Pep Guardiola, who leads the table, and will host the Liverpool club led by Jurgen Klopp, trailing the defending champions at the top of the English Premier League by only one point.

And to say the game has since lived up to its billing during opening hour + in Manchester would be an understatement.

It is currently very exciting that the title contenders are splitting two goals each, due to goals scored by Kevin De Bruyne, Diogo Jota, Gabriel Jesus and Sadio Mane.

‘I will cry’

As noted above, amid the chaotic events in Manchester so far, a certain fan base in the Premier League has been keen to highlight the continued importance of a particular location on the pitch.

The protagonists in question? Arsenal. Site? full back.

Sunday’s encounter with Al Ittihad sees what many would argue are four of the best defenders in world football – in the form of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson, Joao Cancelo and Kyle Walker – in a head-to-head encounter.

All four, in turn, have already made an expressive contribution to the work.

Alexander-Arnold and Cancelo, for their part, made crucial passes, while Scotland international Robertson also played a crucial role in settling Liverpool at the start of the first half.

Meanwhile, an underappreciated Walker continues to excel on both sides of the ball, amid a real show of the rising importance of the elite full-back as part of the modern game.

Why Arsenal fans were so eager to highlight the full-back battle between Manchester City and Liverpool

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 16: Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on March 16, 2022 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

Why the sudden interest in loyal Arsenal?

Yesterday afternoon, Arsenal of course saw their hopes of reaching the top-four in the Premier League dealt a heavy blow, with the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Brighton and Hove Albion.

Amid the Emirates’ ongoing injury woes, Cedric Soares has filled the club’s right-back position, while Granit Xhaka was forced to fill in the left-footed at the back of Nuno Tavares’ horror show at Crystal Palace on Monday. night.

On the other hand, Arsenal fans were keen to take advantage of today’s derby as evidence of the long-term at the level required at which the full-back options for their team remain, with some highlights on social media below:

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Arsenal betting odds, next match:

Southampton vs Arsenal odds: score, both teams to score, correct score and scorers

The result of the match between Southampton and Arsenal / both teams scored yes no
Southampton 13/2 6/1
Arsenal 3/1 9/4
fee 15/4 10/1