The Community Shield signals to fans the new season is on the horizon. With Arsenal and Liverpool contesting it for the first time since 1989, we take a look at the data that underlines why the Gunnars should be terrified of Liverpool’s front three.
Nightmares Of Arsenal: The Top 10 Premier League Players Goal Contributions Against the Gunners.
Absolutely no surprise to see Firmino up there. His record against them is insane considering his role in the team. Mané and Salah are the high-output players in Liverpool’s system.
His team-mates Mané and Salah also feature prominently on the list, with Liverpool players taking up three spots in the top seven of the chart.
Milivojevic & Harry Kane both featuring in the top 10 and almost entirely propped up by a huge volume of penalties for the pair.
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