Liverpool match Chelsea's record, edge closer to Arsenal's Invincibles after Wolves win

Liverpool match Chelsea's record, edge closer to Arsenal's Invincibles after Wolves win

Liverpool are just a few steps to history after extending their Premier League wining streak to forty following a narrow 2-1 victory over Wolves at Molineux Stadium on Thursday night, January 23.

The Reds got the game started on a bright note with exciting attacking moves but none of their early shots was able to hot target.

However, Jordan Henderson handed the visitors the lead in the eighth minute with an unstoppable header from a Trent Alexander-Arnold's corner kick from the left flank.

Raul Jiminez restored parity for the home team with a sumptuous header from Adama Traore's superb cross in the 51st minute.

Roberto Firmino fired a shot from close range to ensure Liverpool ran off with maximum points at the end of the encounter.

And by that victory, Jurgen Klopp's side is 67 points on the log with all coming from 40th Premier League games unbeaten.

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Incredibly, the victory level them with Chelsea's record under Jose Mourinho, and they are a few leap to replicate the great feat recorded by Arsenal's Invincible team under former manager Arsene Wenger.

Chelsea went without suffering any defeat for forty games between the October 2004 and November 2005, winning back to back EPL titles thanks to their ruthless dominance under the Portuguese manager.

Meanwhile, Arsenal recorded best and most productive year of the club history spanning from May 2003 to October 2004 without suffering any league loss s they won the title that year.

Liverpool are also looking that same way this season with their unstoppable fine form across competition marking them out as a team to dread.

The Merseyside side won the coveted Champions League title last season for the record of sixth time after a 2-0 victory over league rivals Tottenham.

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They later went on to defeat Chelsea via penalty to win Super Cup before capping their season with a 1-0 win over Brazilian champions Flamengo.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Senegal international Sadio Mane who currently plays for Premier League side Liverpool has spoken about the Reds' superb form this season in all competitions.

Liverpool are arguably the best club in the Premier League this term considering how they have been topping the table since when the 2019/20 season started.

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Source: Legit.ng

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