Premier League giants Liverpool defeated Copenhagen 2-0 after relying on goals contributed by Arnold and Salah in the third round of the Champions League group stage earlier. But one of the focal points of this campaign is that Arnold responded to the voices questioning him by scoring goals.
Before the start of this focus game, Arnold had been questioned by the outside world for a period of time, especially his defensive performance was one of the reasons why Liverpool had not been able to achieve good results recently, and opponents often used Arnold’s lack of defense to organize into ball chance.
However, in the Champions League group match against Copenhagen, Arnold played a tactical side to contribute a goal in the 7th minute, directly proving to the outside world that he is eligible to join Liverpool ‘s starting lineup. In addition, Liverpool also changed their tactics in this game, with Nunes and Jota on the front and back, Diaz and Salah on the left and right. This tactic can make the offensive line stronger, and the double midfielder can also help improve the team’s defense.
Liverpool coach Klopp said in an interview after the game that he was very satisfied with the team’s defensive performance. He also pointed out that Arnold’s defense was nothing to worry about, but if he didn’t get enough protection, there would be loopholes in defense. , so the team chose to make some changes.
On the other hand, Henderson , the Reds captain, said that Arnold must be involved in the attack during the game so that he can play Arnold’s advantages on the field. “Arnold played really well defensively and helped me get a little less coverage.”
Henderson also emphasized that when going through difficulties as an individual or a group, don’t look at all kinds of negative comments on social media, and turn off all the noise to focus more on what needs to be done every day.
Arnold said, “No matter what the situation is, always think in a positive direction, there will always be different voices from the outside world, but for me, I hope the team can perform well and be able to Helping the team to win is the most important thing. Although the start of the season has been a little slow, I am still looking forward to the journey ahead.”