Despite going behind in the 31st minute of the game when Theo Walcott fired an opener for the Gunners, Liverpool pulled a comeback win in the big derby game of the Premier league first round. Coutinho was the man for the Reds, who inspired a comeback, first levelling the score in the 45th minute and then giving the Reds a 2-1 lead in the 56th minute. Lallana scored for 3-1 in the 49th minute while Mane practically sealed a win for his side, after scoring for 4-1 in the 63rd minute. Until the end of the game, Arsenal scored two more, but failed to snatch a draw.
SUBS: Stewart, Can, Origi, Manninger, Arnold, Grujic, Matip.
LIVERPOOL (4-3-3): Mignolet; Clyne, Lovren, Klavan, Moreno; Lallana, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Mane, Coutinho, Firmino.
SUBS: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Xhaka, Akpom, Cazorla, Gibbs, Ospina, Wilshere.
ARSENAL (4-2-3-1): Cech; Bellerin, Holding, Chambers, Monreal; Elneny, Coquelin; Walcott, Ramsey, Iwobi; Alexis.