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Can Mo Salah finally end his Emirates hoodoo? He'll get another chance this weekend

Mo Salah will be looking for his first win at the Emirates stadium as a Liverpool player when his side travel to the capital this weekend.

Liverpool returned to winning ways in the league with a narrow 1-0 victory against Wolves before the international break. Diogo Jota secured all three points with a strike on the brink of half time.

This weekend Jurgen Klopp's men will be hoping to make it back-to-back Premier League victories for the first time since January.

They face Arsenal who currently sit ninth in the table but are unbeaten in their last four league games.

Tip of the Fixture

Despite it being a close game, Liverpool looked to be improving against Wolves in their last match. Arsenal, meanwhile, have struggled for consistency all season.

Skybet are offering odds of 6/5 on Liverpool to win this match. 

Stat Attack

Liverpool against Arsenal is the highest-scoring fixture in the Premier League (166 goals).

Mo Salah is yet to feature in a Liverpool squad that has won away against the Gunners however, he has won every game when playing Arsenal at Anfield. 

Can Mo Salah finally win at the Emirates as a Liverpool player?

The Egyptian winger has scored five goals in seven Premier League appearances against them; including a brace in their 5-1 victory during the 2018/19 season.

Here, we take a closer look at the four games in which Salah has scored against the Gunners:

Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal (Anfield, August 27, 2017)

Salah impressed in his first game for Liverpool against Arsenal with a goal and an assist as his side cruised to victory against Arsene Wenger's men.

Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane looked ruthless as part of a front three with Salah. They both got their names on the scoresheet to give Liverpool a 2-0 lead at the break.

Salah got a goal in the second half as he ran half the length of the field to stroke past Petr Cech. He later crossed the ball in for Daniel Sturridge who headed home for Liverpool's fourth with thirteen minutes left.

Liverpool were relentless in attack and their new Egyptian winger was impressive not only in creating chances, but finishing them too.

Arsenal 3-3 Liverpool (Emirates Stadium, December 22, 2017)

Despite Salah giving his side a two-goal advantage just after half time, Arsenal fought their way back to earn a point in a goal fest at the Emirates.

After Phillipe Coutinho put Liverpool in front in the first half, Salah doubled their lead after 53 minutes. The Egypt international raced onto an excellent pass by Firmino to put the ball into the back of the net with the help of a deflection.

Arsenal looked beaten however, two goals in quick succession brought the home side level. Then, further goals from Firmino and Ozil meant the game ended as a six-goal stalemate.

The issue with Liverpool in this game was not the attack but their defence. Salah was prominent moving forward and had the most attempts at goal for his side (4).

Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal (Anfield, December 29, 2018)

Mo Salah penalty, a Sadio Mane goal and a Roberto Firmino hat-trick led to an absolute demolition of Arsenal

Klopp's men were already 3-1 up when Salah was brought down inside the area by Sokratis. The winger then calmly converted the spot kick to give his team a three-goal cushion on the stroke of half time.

Firmino grabbed his third in the second half, meaning he left Anfield with the match ball and man of the match.

Whilst the Brazilian centre forward was Liverpool's star performer, Salah was still noticeably involved in most attacks and earned himself a solid 8.6 rating on whoscored.com

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal (Anfield, August 24, 2019)

A brace from Salah proved to be the difference on this occasion as Klopp's men preserved their 100% start to the season with a comfortable victory.

With Joel Matip giving the Reds a lead heading into half time, Salah once again earned himself a spot kick as he was foolishly brought down by David Luiz in the 49th minute. Once again, Salah made no mistake in converting past Bernd Leno.

On the hour mark, Salah rounded the game off with a superb run as he picked the ball up by the halfway line and sprinted through on goal before side-footing into the bottom left corner.

Salah was Liverpool's strongest attacking player in this match and proved to be a real threat to the Arsenal defence.

On Sunday, Salah will be hoping he can replicate this performance and help his side to their first win away to Arsenal since 2016.

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