Liverpool’s win against Brighton steered them eight points clear of the second-placed Leicester City and 11 points clear of Manchester City. Liverpool are now the clear favourites to win the most coveted trophy in England.
It’s not only about Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané this season in front of goal, each and every player looks to chip in with goals when the fierce duo isn’t in the scoresheet. Virgil Van Dijk‘s brace helped the Reds go past the sturdy Brighton side 2-1.
It has been an amazing season for Jürgen Klopp’s side. The Reds look unbeatable this season. They are on course to achieve the two Arsenal record even Mourinho’s Chelsea or Pep Guardiola’s City failed to achieve.
Arsenal‘s two Premier League record Liverpool could catch or break this season:
The win against Brighton meant they are the only unbeaten side in the leagues in top five leagues along with Juventus. Still a long way to go, but Liverpool’s performance and the ability to squeeze in points from the opposition in crunch situations has made the fans believe they could do the unthinkable. The Reds could be on course to match Arsenal’s famous 2003-04 ‘Invincibles’ record.
The Gunners went unbeaten in the season winning 26 games, drawing 12 and they won the title by a staggering 11 points.
Since then, Pep Guardiola’s current Manchester City side have smashed the record for the most points in a single campaign with 100 points in the 2017-18 season, but no team has managed to achieve what Arsene Wenger’s side did. There were instances where people thought that this may be the year where a team could match Arsène Wenger’s record, but they all failed.
The 2-1 affair
Liverpool along with the Invincibles record, are in course to beat another of Arsenal’s record from the Invincibles season.
Arsenal had won with the scoreline 2-1 ten times in the 2003/04 season. Saturday’s 2-1 victory against Brighton was Liverpool’s seventh 2-1 win this season. This takes them within three of Arsenal’s ten wins during the 200/
Saturday’s 2-1 victory was their seventh 2-1 win this season, taking them to within three of Arsenal’s record during the 2003-04 season.
With 24 games still to go there is a high chance Liverpool suppress the record that has been Arsenal’s for 16 years.