Poor old Liverpool. They had been expected to make a fight of this encounter in a hope to keep their Champions League hopes alive, but instead they were sent home packing by a devastating first half display that saw the Gunners at their ruthless best.
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Arsenal were given a golden early chance to take the lead, but midfielder Aaron Ramsey just couldn’t find the necessary finish to put it away.
Liverpool also had a great early chance to take the lead, but Lazar Markovic just couldn’t send through an accurate pass to find the outstretched leg of Raheem Sterling.
The game showed signs of getting heated as Olivier Giroud had a few strong words for his international colleague Mamadou Sakho.
The deadlock was soon broken by young full-back Hector Bellerin. Cutting inside to unleash a sweet curling low drive, he surely has to be the club’s first choice right-back now?