John Barnes believes Liverpool won’t emulate Arsenal’s invincibles


‘I reckon they will lose one game’: Liverpool legend John Barnes believes Jurgen Klopp’s side won’t emulate Arsenal’s invincibles by going entire Premier League season unbeaten

  • John Barnes believes Liverpool won’t go entire Premier League season unbeaten 
  • Liverpool have yet to suffer defeat in their 25 top flight games so far this season  
  • Barnes feels they will not be able to emulate Arsenal’s feat from 2003-04

Liverpool legend John Barnes believes the Reds will be unable to emulate Arsenal’s unbeaten Premier League season.

Having played 25 league games this campaign, Liverpool have yet to suffer defeat and they are on track to match Arsenal’s remarkable feat from the 2003-04 campaign. 

However, Barnes believes that Jurgen Klopp’s team will slip up at some stage during the next 13 games. 

Liverpool legend John Barnes believes his old side won’t go the whole league season unbeaten

Barnes, who played for Liverpool between 1987 and 1997, told Bonus Code Bets: ‘I think they can go all season unbeaten, but I don’t think they will. I reckon they will lose one game but ultimately, they will still win the title comfortably.

‘At the end of the day it’s not important for Liverpool to go unbeaten, it’s important to win the league. I can’t see them coming up short against Norwich this weekend, but they will be beat before the end of the season and that’s fine.

Liverpool have yet to suffer defeat in their 25 Premier League games so far this campaign


Saturday – Norwich (away)

February 24 – West Ham (home)

February 29 – Watford (away)

March 3 – Bournemouth (home)

March 16 – Everton (away)

March 21 – Crystal Palace (home)

April 4 – Manchester City (away)

April 11 – Aston Villa (home)

April 18 – Brighton (away)

April 25 – Burnley (home)

May 2 – Arsenal (away)

May 9 – Chelsea (home)

May 17 – Newcastle (away)  

‘It doesn’t matter how well your team is doing because it’s the kind of league where anything can happen and a shock result could come against anybody, top or bottom half.

‘I can’t predict which games they will lose, but I do think they will be beaten this season.’ 

There are still some tests for Liverpool to face if they are to go the season without defeat.

For instance, next month they face rivals Everton away, while in April they travel to the Etihad Stadium to take on Manchester City.

In May Liverpool host Arsenal, who will be determined to prevent their opponents from matching their historic success. Liverpool also host Chelsea in their final home game of the season.

Liverpool could also break Arsenal’s record of going 49 league games unbeaten, with the Merseyside club having gone 42 games without defeat.  

Irrespective of whether they go unbeaten, Liverpool seem almost certain to win the title for the first time in 30 years – they are currently a staggering 22 points above Manchester City, who are second.


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