fifth in the league because of defeats to Chelsea and Manchester City at the beginning of the season but Winterburn, who won the Premier League with Arsenal back in 1998, believes they have proved something by avoiding defeat against Liverpool.
"You'd think Liverpool had just lost the league with the reaction after the game, that it was two points dropped, Man City are two points clear - there's a long way to go".
"We knew we would not lose this game because we were so good and showed that character again". The way we played was very good.
There's always been something special about Arsenal v Liverpool, a fixture that remains one of the Premier League's genuine blockbusters. But you could see that they recognise what we play. "If you see this game, you can see we are ready for the top four".
"First he started on the right, and then I thought he was better left".
Law 12 of IFAB's Laws of the Game contains a clause that says players must be cautioned for removing their shirt in celebration of a goal.
"Every player feels that and we felt could still win the match". We played the ball with passes from behind and that's the way we want to play. We have our work to do and that's what we are concentrated on.
However, Emery's rapid progress suggests Arsenal are well-placed to challenge for a return to the Champions League next season after finishing 12 points off the top four in Wenger's final campaign. We needed to be more together.
An open first stanza had Klopp cutting a frustrated figure on the touchline, unhappy with the team's defensive shape.
Such is the close nature of the fight to stay in the Premier League, that Newcastle United's first win of the season, a 1-0 victory over Watford, lifted them straight out of the relegation zone having been there since September 1.