Arsenal have major advantage over Liverpool before FA Cup tie

Arsenal fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of Fulham this past Sunday, meaning they have slipped off top spot after taking it for Christmas.

The Gunners are next in action on Sunday vs Liverpool in the FA Cup and are 19/20 to pick up the win with bet365.

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Ahead of the tie, Arsenal’s superb record vs Liverpool in the FA Cup and more stats have come to light:

  • Only Manchester United (10) have eliminated Liverpool from the FA Cup more times than Arsenal (8).
  • Arsenal have won their past three FA Cup meetings with Liverpool since losing the 2001 FA Cup final in Cardiff.
  • Arsenal have lost just three of their past 49 FA Cup home games (W36 D10), going down 1-0 against Blackburn Rovers in 2012/13, 2-1 against Watford in 2015-16, and 3-1 against Manchester United in 2018-19.
  • Liverpool have only been eliminated from the FA Cup at this stage in one of the past 12 seasons, going down 2-1 at Wolves in 2018-19.
  • Gabriel Jesus has been involved in 16 goals in 20 FA Cup appearances, scoring 10 and assisting six. His most recent appearance in the competition was against Liverpool, providing an assist in Manchester City’s 3-2 semi-final defeat in 2021/22.
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.