Jurgen Klopp is likely to have lost two points at the final whistle, as Liverpool were late in the lead and had wrongly refused to receive a goal from Sadio Mane. But in cold daylight, he likes to see it as a winning point.
It was one of those high-profile draws that showed me that both Arsenal and Liverpool have made progress over last season, also with Arsenal's case progress since the start of the season.
I am impressed with how quickly they have improved under Unai Emery, and since they have not lost since the second game of the season, Liverpool should not refuse to return home with a result.
Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp lost two points to Arsenal on Saturday
Particularly important in a title race, Klopp's players have shown that they are able to defend well when the overall performance of the team is not outstanding.
Liverpool can play better than in the Emirates, but they still looked nice on the back and did not look like losing. It's a real asset if you're not in the best of shape.
An important part of this is, of course, Virgil Van Dijk. We know about his leadership qualities, but I notice how easy he makes the game look. He never looks stretched out.
Klopp's players have shown that they can defend well if they do not play well
At one point he controlled the ball on his chest before hitting a volley. Most players would have taken the ball. The Liverpool squadrons who played could stay together for the next four or five years.
Let us also praise Arsenal. It's tempting to look at Liverpool's first three and be intimidated, but when they got the ball, they were brave and brought the players to the front, their full-backs on the court to ask questions.
I like Lucas Torreira in midfield. The role of the holding is not just about tackling the duels. When you are on the ball, it helps to have good feet and master the attacks.
I'm sure Arsene Wenger would like to see someone like him follow him at the end of his career at Arsenal, following Patrick Vieira and Gilberto Silva.
I like Lucas Torreira in midfield – he was able to hold in midfield and had a good attitude
I'm sure Wenger knew how important the position in the modern game has become. It's just that his last signings were not as good as Torreira's.
Overall, Arsenal deserved to draw. I thought a top-4 challenge would be even far beyond this season.
It may still be, but they are closer to the other Big Six than I thought. They showed a lot of character and are a real threat to Alexander Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. I was surprised that he was taken off.
It's good for the game to have a competitive arsenal, and they're back.