Would A Loss Spell The End?
Everyone keeps telling us that our lofty position at the top of the table is a false one as we're yet to play a team of any substance, and that tomorrows game at Anfield will prove whether or not we can we the league.
I'm sorry but that's bollocks.
If you are trying to tell me that the strength of our entire squad and season is based on away match at Anfield then I'd have to say you're a tad crazy.
As Man Utd proved last season, you can lose to another team in the top four (twice) and still go on to lift the most valuable prize in domestic football.
Should the Gunners come a cropper against the Mickey Mousers at tea-time on Sunday then it will prove nothing aside from the fact that Liverpool were the better team on the day, or possibly that the ref had a dodgy game which, let's face it, is more than possible.
It's not that result that would be important in this massive game tomorrow should we lose, but the way we bounce back. In every top flight season in the last 100 years bar one, every team who has won the league has lost at least one game.
So whilst a victory over the scouse (coupled with a result over Untied the week after) would go a long way to the Gunners being restored to our former glorys, it would be the results in the following weeks that would tell us that we are major players in this seasons title chase.