Mark Lawrenson reacts to Liverpool 3-3 draw with Arsenal, critical of one side

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Pundit had predicted a draw between Liverpool and Arsenal.

Liverpool and Arsenal played out an entertaining 3-3 draw at Anfield, with the Reds salvaging a late point.

There were four goals in the match in the opening 25 minutes, with Liverpool summer signing Roberto Firmino scoring a brace.

The Brazilian could easily have doubled that tally, hitting the woodwork once in each half.

Arsenal had fought back with Aaron Ramsey scoring an equaliser in between Firmino's strikes, before Olivier Giroud scored either side of half time to give his side the lead.

It had appeared the Gunners were heading for victory, leading for the final 35 minutes, with Liverpool evening throwing new centre-back signing and substitute Steven Caulker up front to chase the game.

Late on they were rewarded with fellow sub Joe Allen scoring an equaliser after another player to come off the bench, Christian Benteke had provided the assist.

Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson believes Arsenal blew a real chance to underline their title credentials, and should have won the game.

He told The BBC: "Liverpool are doing the thing they did against West Brom - thanking the crowd for staying in the building.

"Arsenal were the much better side in the second half, but if they are seriously going to go on and win the league, they should have taken all three points here."

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