Arsenal Fans Rejoice As 'Invincibles' Crown Remains Intact After Liverpool's Loss

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The Merseyside club lost to Watford 3-0 to register their first loss in 422 days. The loss also ended their 44 match unbeaten run in the Premier League

Written By Devarshi mankad | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Arsenal fans celebrated after the club's 16-year-old record unbeaten or 'invincible' record remained intact after fellow Londoners Watford defeated Liverpool 3-0 to register the Merseyside club's first loss of the season. 

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Two goals from Ismaila Sarr, and one from Troy Deeney ensured that Liverpool's unbeaten run was halted at 44 matches, five short of Arsenal's unbeaten run of 49 matches, which is the longest unbeaten in the top-flight English football. 

Arsenal stayed unbeaten between May 2003 and October 2005, a run that went on for 49 matches. It began with a 6-1 win over Southampton in May 2003 and it continued throughout the 2003-04 season as the Gunners won the league title as Invincibles. The run ended at Old Trafford after Manchester United won the match in a controversial manner. Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a penalty after Wayne Rooney dived and the Englishman then doubled the lead.

Liverpool are the first team in the last 15 seasons to come so close to matching Arsenal's record. However, they fell short on Saturday night.

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In no time Arsenal fans started celebrating the loss and made sure that their former manager, Arsene Wenger got some credit for the win. 

 

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