Longest winning streaks in the top 5 European Leagues
There have been some truly amazing winning streaks in the history of football. While there have been many teams who have gone unbeaten throughout the season, a winning streak exceeding more than even 10 matches is very rare in a season.Juventus this season came the closest to breaking the Serie A record for the most number of wins in a row, until they drew against Bologna on Friday bringing their 15 match winning streak to an end.The longest winning streak belongs to AC Sparta Prague who won an astonishing 51 league games in a row in the Czecoslovak First League during the years 1920-1923.We take a look at the longest winning streaks across the top five European LeaguesNote: We are not considering cup matches in the winning streaks of these teams.
#1 Premier League - Arsenal(14) 2001/02-2002/03
Arsenal in the early 2000s was one of the best teams in the world. Having players of the calibre of Henry, Bergkamp and Pires, the Gunners went on a stunning run where they won the last 13 matches to seal the Premier League title in 2001/02 season.
They later started off the 2002/03 season with a win which extended their winning streak to 14 matches. Their streak was brought to an end when they drew 2-2 against West Ham in the second league game of the season.
Arsene Wenger’s men played some amazing and beautiful football on their way to the Premier League title in 2001/02. Thierry Henry was in superb form as they won match after match to leave their closest rivals, Liverpool a comfortable seven points behind on the Premier League table.