Arsenal moved up to second in the Premier League on Saturday after a 4-1 win over Liverpool, denting their opponents’ hopes of a top-four spot.

Goals from Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez put the game beyond Liverpool before a Jordan Henderson penalty gave the visitors hope of a comeback.

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Liverpool then had Emre Can sent off for a second booking and Olivier Giroud slammed in the fourth in added time.

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The result lifted Arsenal to within four points of leaders Chelsea, though they have played two games more, while Liverpool remain fifth, five points off the top four.

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Later on Saturday, Chelsea can restore their advantage by beating Stoke City.


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