“Could this really be the beginning of the end of Arsenal’s Premier League dreams?”
April 9, 2004.
Sami Hyypia has just pounced on some surprisingly lax defending from Arsenal’s backline to give Liverpool a 1-0 lead at Highbury Stadium.
Arsenal had gone into the clash with Gerard Houllier’s Liverpool knowing they were just eight games away from Premier League immortality. Having gone 30 matches unbeaten throughout the course of the 2003/04 season so far, eight more without defeat would see them crowned modern English football’s first-ever ‘Invincibles’, as well as Premier League…