Arsenal FC went full Triphe H in today’s face off against Liverpool, as they entered the pitch in half time with the WWE icon’s ‘Time to Play the Game’ theme song in the background, which nonetheless to say, proved to be effective, as Arteta’s squad thrashed the Premier League champions 2-1 at the Emirates!
The entry of WWE superstars into the arenas have always been dramatic, with their own and unique entrance musics playing in the background as they walk towards the ring. From hyping up the audience to sending a message to the opponent, the theme song of the wrestlers, from past to present are a treat for the WWE fans all over the world.
Having a tough time down in the second half of the table, Arsenal weren’t expecting a walk in the park against Klopp’s star studded squad, as the match started with the visitors taking the lead as the spectacular Sadio Mané netted the opener in the 20th minute.
However, the match took a u-turn in the rest of the first half. Alexandre Lacazette scored the equaliser in the 32nd minute, followed by Reiss Nelson’s score just a minute before half time.
Time to play the Game: Arsenal start the second half with Triple H’s theme song
If this wasn’t enough of an excitement for the home supporters glued to their screens, the amusement was only starting. As the Arsenal team walked down the pitch before the second half, with Triple H aka ‘The Game’s entrance music playing in the background.
While the stands were empty due to the COVID-19 restrictions, ‘Time to Play the Game’ was quite an intimidation for the Reds, who failed to turn the scoreline around in the next 45 minutes, and Arsenal swiped off a clean three points out of the game.
Enjoy Arsenal’s captivating 2nd half entry in the clip below, courtesy of the official Twitter handle of Wrestling Travel.
Arsenal came out to ‘Time To Play The Game’ and not one player sprayed water everywhere?
— Wrestling Travel (@WrestlingTravel) July 15, 2020
“To beat this team you know how many good things you have to have,” Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said in the post match interview.
“You have to have moments in the game where you take your chances, you have to defend in many moments they way we did tonight, and you need a bit of luck and today we had all of that,” the Spaniard added.
“The goals we give them as a present,” Liverpool talisman Virgil van Dijk lamented on conceding the goals.
“If you give the goals away like we did today, including myself, you get what you deserve,” the Dutch centre back added.
Arsenal have risen to 9th position in the table, while Liverpool registered their third defeat of this season, losing their chance of reaching a 100 point score like Manchester City in 2017-18.