Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp cut a figure of pure frustration on the Emirates touchline as his Premier League title-chasing Reds were held to a 0-0 scoreline after the first 45-minutes in north London by Mikel Arteta's high-flying Arsenal.
It has hardly been a performance commensurate with the level of performance the Reds have displayed for nearly the entirety of the 2021-22 Premier League campaign, but Arsenal fans will be delighted with the shift that the Gunners have produced in front of the home support in a match that could set the tone for the rest of the season for the capital side.
Keeper Aaron Ramsdale was truly tested just once on the night thus far after Virgil van Dijk had his well-headed effort low to the far post turned away by the England keeper, with Liverpool managing just one other opportunity late on through Sadio Mané who could only scoop his effort over Ramsdale's bar just before the break.
As for Arsenal, Brazilian starlet Gabriel Martinelli has put England international Trent Alexander-Arnold on the rack time and again down Liverpool's right-hand side tonight, with an all-action display on both sides of the ball highlighting the overall performance that the Gunners have put faith in.
Though Liverpool has the lion's share of the possession (55%), the Reds have hardly threatened in key attacking areas with Arsenal potentially using that notion as a springboard to kick on in a second-half performance that could net the club a massive three-point haul tonight.
What do fans of both clubs think as the second half is set to press on? See below.