Much like Liverpool's progress to the Carabao Cup final was down to their attacking talent and depth, Arsenal's exit was down to their lack of both.
A Diogo Jota brace proved the difference between Liverpool and Arsenal as Jurgen Klopp's men won 2-0 and progressed to the final of the Carabao Cup.
With the votes counted, EA Sports has revealed the 11 global superstars who make up the FIFA 22 Team of the Year. Some big names didn't make it in.
Robert Lewandowski and Alexia Putellas were worthy winners of The Best FIFA Player awards but other events at the gala caused plenty of controversy.
Fabinho was commanding in midfield, and on the score sheet once more, as Liverpool eased to victory at home to Brentford.
Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to find solutions without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane who are away on international duty.
Without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, against 10-man Arsenal, Liverpool managed just one shot on target in Thursday's Carabao Cup semifinal draw.
Arsenal played for more than an hour with 10 men, but were able to withstand Liverpool pressure to claim a goalless draw.
Pep Guardiola has built a formidable winning machine at Man City. Can any of the other top English clubs catch up? Here's what they need to do.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said Mohamed Salah can match the consistency and longevity levels of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Goals from Fabinho, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Takumi Minamino helped Liverpool to a 3-0 win over Brentford at Anfield on Sunday.
Liverpool came from a goal down to win 4-1 against third-tier Shrewsbury Town in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday.
The nominees for the EA Sports FIFA 22 Team of the Year have been announced ahead of the vote to decide the Ultimate XI.
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