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Last Updated: Wednesday April 22 2009 05:41 GMT

Liverpool draw hits title chances

Liverpool's Fernando Torres (centre) scores his side's third goal of the game

Liverpool's chances of winning the Premier League suffered a blow as they were held to their second 4-4 draw in a week - this time against Arsenal.

In a thrilling match at Anfield, Russian Andrei Arshavin scored all four goals for the Gunners, including what looked to be the winner in injury time.

But Yossi Benayoun hit home a late equaliser, his second goal of the game, adding to two from Fernando Torres.

The result puts Liverpool top of the table, but only on goal difference.

It means second place Manchester United now have a great chance to move into the lead as they've played two fewer games than their nearest rivals.

And they go back to the top of the league on Wednesday night, when they take on Portsmouth at Old Trafford.