Jamie Carragher refuses to blame Liverpool FC attack after Arsenal draw
Jamie Carragher was not happy to see Liverpool FC fail to hold onto the lead against Arsenal
Jamie Carragher has defended Liverpool FC’s attack for their failure to take all their chances after their thrilling 3-3 draw with Arsenal at The Emirates on Friday night.
The Reds were dominant in the first half at The Emirates but went in 1-0 up at half-time before Mohamed Salah added to Philippe Coutinho’s opener in the second half.
Liverpool FC, though, failed to hold on to their lead as they were pegged back by the Gunners, with Arsenal having scored three quick-fire goals to get themselves back into the game.
The Reds did manage to bag an equaliser and earn a point from the game thanks to Roberto Firmino’s strike in the second half.
However, former Liverpool FC defender Carragher feels that the Reds’ failure to hold onto leads this season is a key problem for the Merseyside outfit.
Speaking in an interview with Sky Sports after Friday’s game, Carragher said: “They’ve scored three away from home at Arsenal.
“You can’t expect players, no matter what their quality is, whether they are Messi or Ronaldo, to score every chance they get.
“Liverpool had six or seven chances that you would say are good chances to score. If they score half of them, that’s a good ratio to score away from home.
“They could have put the game out of sight in the first half but they went 2-0 up.”
Liverpool FC are next in Premier League action on Boxing Day when they host Swansea City at Anfield as they bid to get back to winning ways.
The Merseyside outfit will be hoping to at least finish in the top four again this season under Jurgen Klopp after their fourth-placed finish last term.
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