Arsenal 3 Liverpool 3: Points shared in classic Christmas cracker

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Arsenal and Liverpool had to settle for a point following a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Emirates Stadium in a match in which both sides had led.

Liverpool were leading 1-0 at half-time, a surprise considering their dominance in the first-half, and would double their lead soon into the second-half via Mohamed Salah but what followed after is set to become part of Premier League lore.

Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Jurgen Klopp's scintillating "Fab Four" all starred in attack at various intervals.

Gaps in midfield, players being dispossessed easily and a 20-year-old central midfield playing at left-back limping against 20-goal Egyptian forward Salah in a one-on-one duel - there was just so much to talk about.

After throwing away another lead, Liverpool stay fourth - a point and a place above Arsenal - but the terrible defending from both sides indicated they will struggle for Champions League qualification without improvement at the back.

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Liverpool, in their lurid orange away kit, suffered an early blow when captain Jordan Henderson limped off injured.

Arsenal will be looking to redeem their reputation after losing 4-0 to Liverpool in Anfield back in August.

And while a shot at the top-flight title may be out of reach this term, with the Merseysiders 18 points off the pace of runaway leaders Manchester City, the European Cup and FA Cup remain firmly in Salah's sights.

The Egypt worldwide is the first player to reach that landmark for Liverpool since Luis Suarez in 2013-14, when they went agonisingly close to denying Manchester City the Premier League title.

- Three strikes in six minutes from Sanchez, Xhaka and Ozil put hosts in front.