ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE struck a brilliant equaliser to earn Arsenal a point against Liverpool which proves they are the real deal.
Lacazette whipped home into the far corner to seal a deserved draw for the Gunners as they went toe-to-toe with Jurgen Klopp’s title chasers.
Alexandre Lacazette swivels to drill his shot into the far corner for the equaliser
James Milner drives his low shot past Bernd Leno to fire Liverpool into the lead
James Milner roars his delight after putting Liverpool one-up at Arsenal
Unai Emery’s side knew this match was their first big test of the progress they have made since he took over from Arsene Wenger.
And they passed with flying colours as they slugged it out with Liverpool in a breathless match at the Emirates.
Klopp’s side looked to be heading for all three points when James Milner seized on a mistake from Bernd Leno to rifle in the opening goal.
But they were unable to hold out for the win – although the draw was enough for them to move one point clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League
Alisson is all at sea as Henrikh Mkhitaryan beats him to the ball but his header looped just wide
Virgil Van Dijk is denied by a smart save from Leno in a thrilling first half
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes aim as Arsenal forced Liverpool back early on
Alexandre Lacazette turns home but his goal was ruled out for offside
Leno was lucky to see Van Dijk loop his header against the post