Liverpool’s loss to West Ham means Arsenal now have the longest unbeaten run in the Premier League, while Tottenham wait for a shot on target

Arsenal now have the Premier League’s longest unbeaten run, while rivals Tottenham have failed to register a shot on target in four hours of league football.

The change in fortunes marks a stark contrast between the pair of north London rivals who were bookending the table back at the end of August.

Spurs were top of the league after winning their opening three games, while Arsenal were rock bottom in 20th place, even below Norwich.

Arsenal, though, are now the league’s form team following Liverpool’s 3-2 loss against West Ham which ended a 25-match unbeaten run and are now just six points off of first-placed Chelsea with an eight-game unbeaten run

Meanwhile, Tottenham are yet to manage a single shot on target since a 44th minute Harry Kane effort in a 1-0 loss to West Ham three games ago, with even new boss Antonio Conte unable to get his side firing at the weekend.

The Gunners last defeat came three months ago when Mikel Arteta’s men were hammered 5-0 at the Etihad by Manchester City, in a display that could have seen even more goals from the home side.

Since then, Arsenal have scored 13 goals and conceded four, with their latest effort a 1-0 home win in a dominant display against Watford.

Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale is proving nearly everyone outside of the club wrong, justifying his surprise £30million purchase from Sheffield United during the summer.

His five clean sheets are just one less than leaders Edouard Mendy and Ederson, despite playing two games fewer than both.

And over at Spurs, Kane is having his worst ever start to the season with just a single goal in 10 games after his failed move to Manchester City.

Arsenal invincible Gilberto Silva is impressed by what his old side has been up to and wants to see continued improvement.

“When I see Arsenal I see they’re starting to get a better structure of the team,” the Gunners legend told talkSPORT.

“I would prefer to wait until the winter to see how they are going to be until then.

“It’s nice when people are talking about the players, they are good, there are some good players at Arsenal, this is true.”

The Brazilian stalwart will undoubtedly be happy to see Arsenal’s invincible title last for another season following Liverpool’s first defeat of the campaign, but wants to see similar standards from Arteta’s side.

“The team now is more consistent, they play better,” he said

“I want to see the consistency of these players to see how far they can go, to raise their level because it’s not about playing one game well and everyone starts to go ‘Arsenal now is fantastic, they are playing fantastic’.

“It’s consistency that’s the key for their success, and for these players to grow up and mature themselves, to understand the importance of this club.”

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