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Ex-Man Utd captain Roy Keane - 'Liverpool's defending is like a pub team.'

Roy Keane slams Liverpool's defence during their Premier League clash against Arsenal at Anfield.

Manchester United captain Roy Keane criticised Liverpool's defending after Jurgen Klopp's Reds fought back to seal a draw 2-2 against Arsenal at Anfield.

Mikel Arteta's Gunners got off to a bright start on Merseyside, with Gabriel Martinelli breaking the deadlock in the eighth minute, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus doubled their lead 20 minutes later as he nodded in a brilliant from Martinelli.

Klopp's Reds did not throw in the towel and fought back and eventually got their reward as they levelled the score through Mohamed Salah and substitute Roberto Firmino.

However, ex-Red Devils captain Keane wasn't impressed with how Liverpool's defence coped with Arsenal's attack at the start of the match, adding that they had 'no intesity'.

'Really poor defending. Liverpool are not at it. No intensity. Jesus standing in the middle of the box,' Keane told Sky Sports.

'Van Dijk's ball watching. There's no pressure on the ball. Far too easy for Arsenal. I bet he can't believe his luck.

'[Andrew] Robertson's efforts to get back - you've got to do better than that. Liverpool's defending is like a pub team. They're all over the place. They are a mess.'

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