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Arsenal still shy of Man U record

25 March 2015, 14:15

London - Arsenal's 2-1 win at Newcastle United on Saturday was their seventh successive Barclays Premier League victory over the Magpies, but even such an amount of joy against a particular opponent cannot trouble the top 20 of winning runs, Supersport reports.

A quickfire first-half brace from Olivier Giroud set Arsene Wenger's side on their way to taking all three points at St James' Park, and their seven straight wins over Newcastle is the third longest current winning sequence by any side over another in the Barclays Premier League (excluding runs against sides no longer in the BPL).

Also read: Gunners win away at Newcastle

The last time Newcastle took anything from Arsenal was in a goalless draw in the north east in August 2011, with the Gunners having rattled in 16 goals in their four home victories since that fixture.

Arsenal also own the second longest ongoing winning run, with their 3-0 home success over West Ham United on 14 March marking their ninth consecutive victory over their London rivals.

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