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Per Mertesacker struggled to get to grips with Daniel Sturridge.
GK Wojciech Szczesny (7/10)
Wojciech Szczesny must wonder what he did in a previous life to deserve the fate of playing behind this Arsenal defence.
To the Pole's credit, he offered up some resistance to Liverpool's attack, which is more than can be said for the players in front of him, and he can count himself a little unfortunate on both of Liverpool's goals.
With most troublesome defences, you'd expect the goalkeeper to step up and help organise the back four. Szczesny, however, is unusually young for a Premier League keeper, and thus doesn't have the requisite experience to take on that role.
He needs more protection from his defence.
DR Bacary Sagna (5/10)
Bacary Sagna's recent dip in form is as difficult to explain as it is to watch.
His early slip allowed Luis Suarez in to score Liverpool's opener, and the slippery Suarez gave Sagna a torrid time throughout the first half.
However, Sagna fought back and in the second half provided a constant outlet for Arsenal on the right-flank.
That said: The Frenchman needs to improve his crossing. With a dangerous target like Olivier Giroud in the box, Arsenal cannot afford to waste so many opportunities to get the ball in to the penalty area.
CB Per Mertesacker (4/10)
The pacy pair of Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez are a nightmare combination for the ponderous German to face, and Per Mertesacker won't want to remember this game in a hurry.
It's telling that the usually immaculate defender was booked in this game. He simply couldn't keep pace with the movement around him.
His passing was also inaccurate, and could have cost us Arsenal further goals.
CB Thomas Vermaelen (4/10)
Vermaelen is a conundrum. He clearly has all the physical and technical gifts required of a top class centre-half, yet is so often let down by basic positional lapses.
He was arguably culpable in some capacity on both Liverpool goals.
At a time when Arsenal's defence badly needs reorganising, they ought to be able to turn to their skipper to help see them through. At the moment, however, Vermaelen's form makes him one of the worst offenders.
With Kieran Gibbs now injured, perhaps another spell at left-back beckons for Vermaelen.
DL Kieran Gibbs (6/10)
Kieran Gibbs had little opportunity to make an impact before he departed after 37 minutes with a calf injury.
LW Andre Santos (4/10)
The Arsenal fans were nervous when they saw Andre Santos preparing to take Gibbs' place on the field, and with good reason: The Brazilian patently lacks both form and fitness.
He had a torrid time against Stewart Downing, and should have done more to prevent Jordan Henderson bursting in to the box for Liverpool's second goal.
That said, I would urge Arsenal fans to reign in their fury. Santos is becoming a lightning conductor for the broader frustrations of the fans. Is it his fault that Arsene Wenger signed him, or continues to pick him?
The boos and jeers don't seem likely to improve his performances any time soon.