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Liverpool score two late goals to bounce wasteful Arsenal from FA Cup

Liverpool are through to the 4th round of the FA Cup, after surviving an early onslaught and beating Arsenal 2-0 on a pair of late goals in north London on Sunday.

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The Gunners were overwhelmingly dominant in the first half, out-shooting the Reds 13-2 (5-0 on target) and racking up 1.29 xG (to Liverpool's 0.1), but they missed three chances wide of the goal from inside the six-yard box while Martin Odegaard smashed the crossbar with their next-best look.

Liverpool came out the more adventurous side in the second half, though, and Jurgen Klopp's men were eventually rewarded for their desire to chase the tie away from home. It was a deliciously delivered free kick from Trent Alexander-Arnold that finally broke the deadlock in the 80th minute. The ball floated and curled its way deep into the six at the near post, where Arsenal defender Jakub Kiwior rose highest to meet it but redirected it past Aaron Ramsdale for the opening goal.

1-0 looked like the final scoreline until the final few seconds of stoppage time, when Diogo Jota rolled the ball on to Luis Diaz just inside the penalty area. Diaz took a touch toward goal and fired an unstoppable arrow into the top-right corner of Ramsdale's goal.

Arsenal vs Liverpool, FA Cup, final score: 0-2

Goalscorers: Jakub Kiwior (80' - OG), Luis Diaz (90'+4)


How to watch Arsenal vs Liverpool, FA Cup live, stream link, time

Kickoff: 11:30 am ET, Sunday (Jan. 7)

Online: ESPN+


Arsenal starting lineup

Ramsdale — White, Saliba, Gabriel, Kiwior — Rice, Jorginho, Odegaard — Saka, Havertz, Nelson

Liverpool starting lineup

Alisson — Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Quansah, Gomez — Mac Allister, Jones, Elliott — Gakpo, Nuñez, Diaz

Focus on Arsenal, injury news

OUT: Thomas Partey (thigh), Jurrien Timber (torn ACL - out for season), Fabio Vieira (hip), Takehiro Tomiyasu (international duty), Mohamed Elneny (international duty) | QUESTIONABLE: Oleksandr Zinchenko (calf)

Focus on Liverpool, injury news

OUT: Mohamed Salah (international duty), Joel Matip (torn ACL - out for season), Andrew Robertson (shoulder), Wataru Endo (international duty), Stefan Bajcetic (calf), Thiago Alcantara (groin), Kostas Tsimikas (shoulder) | QUESTIONABLE: Dominik Szoboszlai (hamstring)