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Arsenal star Odegaard bemoans missed chance at Anfield.

The Gunners got off to a bright start on Merseyside, with Gabriel Martinelli breaking the deadlock in the eighth minute, and Gabriel Jesus doubling their lead 20 minutes later.

Martin Odegaard bemoaned the chance Arsenal missed when they visited Anfield over the weekend, admitting that he was ‘frustrated’ to leave Merseyside with just one point.

Mikel Arteta's Gunners played out a 2-2 draw with Jurgen Klopp's Reds despite taking the lead via Gabriel Martinelli and Gabriel Jesus halfway through the first half.

But the hosts fought hard to level the score and got their reward when Mohamed Salah and substitute Roberto Firmino found the net. Liverpool finished the match strongly and it could be said that Arsenal were lucky to have got away with a point.

However, Gunners captain Odegaard wasn't pleased that they weren't able to extend the gap at the top of the league table.

The Norwegian said as quoted: “We started the game really well,” he said. “Before they scored, we controlled everything. We played the way we wanted to play and how we planned to try and attack the game, it was good.

“Then after their goal, the game changed a bit and the momentum changed. We gave the ball away in stupid areas, we let them run too many times behind us, so they created a lot of problems, especially in the second half. Rambo was really good back there, but again it wasn’t enough. Again, it was frustrating and we just have to take the point and move on.”

“In the end, it’s a point we have to take and move on,” he added. “Of course, we’re all frustrated as we wanted to come here and win, but we have to move on and just win the next one.

“When you come here, you have to be at your very best in every situation and you cannot give them anything and you see what happens. It’s a tough place to come but I feel like we had the chance today and that’s why it’s a bit disappointing with the way the game changed especially in the second half.”

The ex-Real Madrid midfielder lauded goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale’s performance on the day.

“Yes, he [Ramsdale] played a great game and saved us in many situations," Odegaard said. "As I said it could have been more goals for them, but he was unbelievable, and a missed penalty as well so I’ll guess we’ll have to take the point and move on.”

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