Liverpool Faces Arsenal in Premier League Showdown – Can They Maintain Their Lead?

Just four days after having beaten Chelsea (4-1) with a great performance, the leader Liverpool will visit Arsenal (3rd) on the 23rd day of the Premier League, with Manchester City (2nd) waiting for a setback. the ‘Reds’ to get closer to first position.

With 51 points, Jurgen Klopp’s team leads the English championship standings, with five points more than City and Arsenal, although Pep Guardiola’s team has a postponed match on matchday 18 pending.

This Sunday (11:30 am, with sign of ), the ‘Reds’ will return to the Emirates Stadium less than a month after eliminating the ‘Gunners’ from the English Cup (2-0) in the third round, with a great performance of the Colombian Luis Díaz, who scored one of the goals.

Luis Díaz celebrates goal with Liverpool.

Mikel Arteta’s men will seek revenge for that defeat, with a result that will allow them to re-engage in the fight for the championship heading into the final stretch of the season.

Bad news for Liverpool: Conor Bradley’s father has died

However, bad news saddens Liverpool’s mood ahead of this key duel. The young Northern Irish full-back Conor Bradley, one of the great figures in the victory against Chelsea and one of the most promising players in the club, only 20 years old, lost his father this Saturday.

According to press reports, Joe Bradley, 58, died this Saturday at his home in County Tyrone (Northern Ireland), after a long fight against an illness.

“Liverpool FC is deeply saddened by the death today of Conor Bradley’s father, Joe. The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Conor and the entire Bradley family at this very difficult and sad time. “On behalf of Conor, LFC strongly urges that the family’s privacy be fully respected at this time,” the club posted on its website and social media.

At the time of writing this note it had not been determined whether Bradley was traveling to his country or whether he was on the squad list for the game against Arsenal.

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2024-02-04 02:28:37
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