October 24 2004: Manchester United 2-0 Arsenal

On that day: End of the Invincibles

October 23, 2008
By John Brewin
(Archive)
It will perhaps be remembered for the use of a buffet in a post-match argument but October 24 2004 was a seismic day in the history of the English Premier League. In surrendering a truly wondrous unbeaten record of 49 games, Arsenal's aura of invincibility was gone. And has not returned since. To lose it at Manchester United made it all the worse for Arsene Wenger's men, and the Gunners were thrown totally off-kilter in their attempt to regain the title they had won by going the whole season unbeaten. ...

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