Liverpool's lossless run was so close that it broke the all-time record.
After a 3-0 defeat against Watford, Liverpool’s unbeaten battle with the club record was halted in 44 games. It was not only the Reds' longest unbeaten run in the Premier League era, but also the second longest of any top flying club in that period.
The Merseyside outfit surpassed the records set by the greatest English teams of all time, which crowned their place with the best teams we have ever seen. The decision here is that every team on this list has won the league in the same campaign they started with their unbeaten streaks - except Liverpool.
While they will not run an entire campaign without losing, it is the season that they will definitely change the specific unwanted statistics at least.
The five longest unbeaten runs in the Premier League era:
5. Man United - 29
Streak: 26 December 1998 - 25 September 1999; 11 April 2010 - 5 February 2011
Surprisingly, Manchester United have won 29 unbeaten games on two separate occasions.
The first was in that famous Trebles winning campaign, when they avoided losing Christmas until the end of the campaign, until the new season. It was spectacularly completed in October 1999 by Chelsea, who beat the reigning champions at Stamford Bridge 5-0.
In 2011, Alex Ferguson's accusations were unbeaten just over two months away from a full year when they lost 2-1 to the Wolves thanks to goals from George Elokobi and Kevin Doyle. They won the league that season by nine points.
4. Man city - 30
Streak: 8 April 2017 - 2 January 2018
The team that everyone thought the Invincibles would lose 22 games in the 2017/18 campaign for the first time. However, the 4-3 loss to Liverpool did nothing to undermine their title power as they enjoyed a march to take the first team to 100 Premier League points in a single season.
The result revealed some turning points in the seeming armor of Man City and predicted the challenge the Reds would pose to Pep Guardiola's squad in the coming years.
Chelsea - 40
Streak: 16 October 2004 - 6 November 2005
When Jose Mourinho arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2004, he quickly turned Chelsea into an unstoppable winning car. His first loss to the south-west London club came in October when they lost 1-0 on a suburb of Petrodollar Man City, before being unbeaten for 12 months and three weeks. This run was eventually closed by Man United in the 2005/06 campaign, although the Blues won the title in both seasons.
2. Liverpool - 44
Streak: 12 January 2019 - 29 February 2020
The only time Liverpool have enjoyed a league defeat in 2019 as a whole is back in January last year, when they led 2-1 in the Eastlands. Coincidentally, it was their only loss of the season and ultimately cost the league title by a single point.
The Reds returned to the horse nine days later with a 1-0 win away to Brighton, ending the season in a nine-game winning streak. They continued their lead this season, winning 26 and drawing one of their 27 opening games - the first time a team in one of the top five leagues in Europe has ever done so.
They were just one short match to equal the longest winning streak in Premier League history when they drew 1-1 with arch-rival Man Man at Old Trafford in October, but corrected it by winning the next 18 games. win - while not setting the record by losing on Vicarage Road in February.
1. Arsenal - 49
Streak: 7 May 2003 - 24 October 2004
And ahead, there is none other than The Invincibles, who just became the second team in the history of English football to have been at the helm of flight for an entire unbeaten season, while Preston North End was the other in 1888/89. .
However, the Arsenal run has only surpassed one season, but refuses to lose for 49 consecutive games. However, Arsene Wenger's arm was banned just half a century ago by none other than their bow genesis, Man United.
That tour in 2004 was the scene of the infamous Buffet Battle, in which Alex Ferguson was smeared with a slice of pizza by Cesc Fabregas. However, the loss had deeper consequences for the Gunners, who could never reach the same heights.
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