• Gunners have conceded 20 goals in past five visits to Anfield
  • Arteta: ‘I’m here to win. We have to be able to adapt’

Mikel Arteta has admitted he and Arsenal have to compromise on some of their footballing principles to get results against the Premier League’s bigger clubs.

Arsenal visit Anfield on Monday aiming to snap out of a run during which they have conceded 20 goals in their past five visits to Liverpool’s home. They have, in fact, proved a thorn in Liverpool’s side under Arteta. Arsenal defeated the champions 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium in July and followed that with a penalty shootout victory in the Community Shield last month.

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